Articles by Prahlad Srihari
Nov 20, 2019
Ad Astra, High Life tell fundamentally human stories of the inner self with cosmic mysteries as a backdropThe journey at the heart of Ad Astra and High Life is not one about unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos, but an introspective one on what grounds us to our own world.
Nov 17, 2019
From The Wicker Man to Midsommar: Tracing the folk horror tradition and its recent renaissance in cinemaIt is impossible to talk about Midsommar without discussing its precedents, which pioneered the rich traditions and iconography of folk horror.
Nov 16, 2019
Motherless Brooklyn movie review: Edward Norton’s film noir should really have been directed by the Coens or Shane BlackEdward Norton attempts an Orson Welles by writing, directing and starring in the retro-noir styled Motherless Brooklyn, but the end result is not exactly Touch of Evil
Nov 09, 2019
Black and Blue movie review: Naomie Harris is torn between duty and community in this generic cop action thrillerBlack and Blue neither stimulates nor provokes as an editorial on the impact of racism and police violence in the US
Nov 08, 2019
Midway movie review: Roland Emmerich adds CGI and pyrotechnics to a Wikipedia article on WWII battleThough most of the characters in Midway are based on real people, they don't seem real because screenwriter Wes Tooke never builds on the emotional stakes
Nov 05, 2019
See review: Apple’s answer to HBO’s Game of Thrones suffers from myopic storytelling, world-buildingThe first three episodes of See lack the rich world-building, character-focused storytelling or vision to make it great like Game of Thrones.
Nov 01, 2019
The Morning Show review: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon navigate the newsroom in a post #MeToo worldThe Morning Show creator Jay Carson reveals what is currently wrong with the 24-hour hyper-paced news cycle
Oct 31, 2019
See creator Steven Knight, director Francis Lawrence on why their Apple TV Plus series is more than just a dystopian fableSee creators Steven Knight, director Francis Lawrence open up on Apple TV Plus' post-apocalyptic show, and why wanted to use a North American setting for it
Oct 30, 2019
Jason Momoa calls his role in See, the upcoming post-apocalyptic Apple TV + series, a dream jobIn the Apple TV Plus series See, humanity not just survives but learns to adapt in a world without eyesight.
Oct 19, 2019
As Zombieland: Double Tap releases, here’s a guide on how to survive the zombie apocalypse in IndiaWhen a zombie apocalypse comes calling, here are a few things to keep in mind that could help you get through a life-and-undeath situation