Horror in India: As Death Stared Back by Ajinkya Bhasme (2019)

"I feared the dark until I smiled in the fire that burnt me; now the dark fears me." Sanjana and Punit are a happily married couple. However, trouble arises when their son Manu is born. A premature child, Manu is weak and frail. For the physically fit, Punit, who wants his son to be as … Continue reading Horror in India: As Death Stared Back by Ajinkya Bhasme (2019)

TUESDAY’S OVERLOOKED FILM: DEAD OF NIGHT (1945)

DEAD OF NIGHT is a British horror film that was released in 1945. It is what is called an anthology film with different sections of the film being directed by different directors.The film begins with the arrival of architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns)  at the house of Elliot Foley (Ronald Culver) for some renovations needed … Continue reading TUESDAY’S OVERLOOKED FILM: DEAD OF NIGHT (1945)

Two Books and The Undiscovered Country.

In Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet, the eponymous hero calls Death as ''the undiscovered country." Certainly, Death remains the greatest mystery ever. What really happens when one ceases to breathe? Is it the end of everything or is there something beyond? Is there something that is called the Soul which is immortal?These are questions that philosophers over … Continue reading Two Books and The Undiscovered Country.