First Impression is the Last Impression

Few days back, I was watching a movie trailer and I was not even slightest inspired to see the movie when it releases. My first impression of it was not at all appreciable. Those few seconds were torture. I know it’s wrong to judge a book by it’s cover or in this case, a movie…

Heroes? Villians? Nah! Anti-heroes? Yes!

These days we love characters in all of their shades-of-grey glory, with everything from books, to Tv shows and even movies showing a tendency towards darker and more dubious heroes and heroines. Anti-heroes have been around for a long time – you only have to look at Shakespeare’s Macbeth, to some extent Julius Ceaser and…

Romanticizing Dear Old Love

Modern society has sold us a rank of goods where love is concerned. Love’s purity has been polluted- we have commercialized the most powerful emotion in the world, branded it through over- romanticizing and idealization; it’s now deteriorated beyond recognition leading to terrible relationships. How did love get over- romanticized? Thanks to the large number…