Articles by Swetha Ramakrishnan
Jun 17, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2 episode 2 review: As major secrets start to unravel, the Monterey Five are in for a rideWith so much already out of the bag by episode 2 of Big Little Lies, the next few episodes will probably get more meaty.
Jun 14, 2019
Leila review: Netflix's frighteningly self-aware dystopian series holds a mirror to Indian societyNetflix's Leila is a highly engaging show with memorable moments and impressive performances.
Jun 10, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2 episode 1 review: The Monterey Five want to forget 'what they have done' — but can they?Even though it may seem like not much has changed in the Big Little Lies universe, so much is simmering under its "normality".
May 25, 2019
Why does the end of Game of Thrones, Big Bang Theory, MCU Phase 3 feel like a break up?Three flagship entertainment properties saw an end in 2019: Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory and MCU Phase 3.
Apr 16, 2019
Game of Thrones season 8 episode 1: Why can't Sansa Stark and Daenerys Targaryen be friends?Game of Thrones season 8: Would it be completely far-fetched to hope that Sansa and Dany would get along?
Apr 06, 2019
Criminal Justice review: Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi rescue Hotstar's inconsistent seriesEven though Criminal Justice is not a binge-able show (the pace is inconsistent and the cliffhangers foreseeable), you will find yourself thinking about it well after it is over.
Mar 23, 2019
Why is our generation so obsessed with Game of Thrones? I binge-watched HBO's fantasy series to find outI was blissfully unaware of the magic of Game of Thrones, until I binge-watched the show in 2 weeks.
Mar 19, 2019
Queer Eye season 3: Heart-warming transformations, a breakdown of stereotypes — and lots of tearsWhat makes Queer Eye such a binge-able and joy-inducing show is the Fab Five's ability to be sassy as well nurturing.
Feb 19, 2019
Vh1 Supersonic: Electrifying performances by Bonobo, Lost Stories x Zaeden — and a whole lot of musicThe sixth edition of Vh1 Supersonic festival boasted of names like Bonobo, Jaden Smith, Marshmello, Lost Stories, Zaeden, Prateek Kuhad, TroyBoi, Paul Ritch, BLOT!, Arjun Vaghale, Peter Cat Recording Company among many others.
Feb 01, 2019
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: Anil, Sonam Kapoor's charming film has its heart in the right placeEk Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga revolves around a joint family based in Moga, Punjab. The patriarch — Balwinder Choudhry (Anil Kapoor) — owns a garment factory but has always wanted to be a chef. Similarly, his daughter Sweety (the luminous Sonam Kapoor) is sitting on a massive secret — she's been in love with a woman all her life. Gender constructs are so rigid in this setting that both father and daughter live unfulfilled lives.