Articles by Prahlad Srihari
May 16, 2018
Ryan Reynold's Deadpool 2 promotional campaign was clever — until it became tiresomeA close look at all the posters, teasers, trailers, PSAs, free tattoos, music video and other promotional gimmicks employed by 20th Century Fox for Deadpool 2.
May 10, 2018
As Mickey Mouse turns 90, a look at how Disney evolved into a Thanos-like powerful media empireDisney's insidious strategy to enter, take over and dominate new markets is similar to the master plan of a certain Mad Titan.
May 07, 2018
Watch: Childish Gambino's provocative music video for 'This is America' critiques gun violence, racismRich in symbolism and layered with question-raising imagery, Childish Gambino's music video shows what it means to be black in trigger-happy America.
May 03, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War ending explained — who's dead, who's coming back and what's nextYou've just watched Avengers: Infinity War. You have all sorts of questions about what just happened, and what's next for the MCU. Here we try to answer them for you.
Mar 29, 2018
How Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg made us fall in love with movies and then ruined themThere's no doubt Steven Spielberg is one of the most influential directors of our time. But is he one of the greatest?
Mar 24, 2018
Smalltalk, big impression: Mumbai-based neo-soul quartet discuss their dazzling debut EP, TacitBefore embarking on their multi-city tour, Smalltalk took some time out to have a chat about their influences, their debut EP, Tacit, and how it came about.
Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking in The Big Bang Theory, Simpsons, Star Trek: A brief history of his pop culture appearancesA close look at the various appearances, caricatures and portrayals of Stephen Hawking over the years.
Mar 08, 2018
Dave Weckl on the art of drumming, experimenting with different genres, and Damien Chazelle's WhiplashIn an interview with Firstpost, Dave Weckl discusses his musical influences, his approach to drumming and how Whiplash was 'pure Hollywood nonsense' | #FirstCulture
Mar 06, 2018
Oscars 2018: #TimesUp for the 90-year-old Academy and its predictable, uninspiring ceremonyThe 90th Oscars felt like a tediously long, poorly directed movie with a few too many montages, seemingly improvised dialogue and an awfully predictable ending.
Mar 04, 2018
Oscars 2018: Three Billboards, Get Out, Shape of Water, Ladybird — who will win the top four awards?Oscars 2018: A look at who will win, should win and should have — in an ideal world — been a contender at the 90th Academy Awards.