Celebrate the platinum year of Indian Independence with HISTORY TV18

his Independence month HISTORY TV18 is presenting a marathon of inspiring stories that is sure to keep the viewers glued to their screen. The channel brings two most amazing shows India 70 Wonders starting 8th August, 2017 every Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 PM and a documentary on Subhash Chandra Bose – ‘Netaji Bose and the Lost Treasure’ on 18th August at 9 PM. The viewers are in for a surprise as the August marathon will feature Bollywood “womaniya” Huma Qureshi.Continue reading “Celebrate the platinum year of Indian Independence with HISTORY TV18”

Godzilla (2014) Movie Review: A Reboot Which Goes Beyond the “Size Does Matter” Logic

Godzilla_(2014)_posterBy 1998 we were in an era where economic liberalization had more or less set in comfortably in India. Coca-Cola had made a re-entry into the country a few years earlier (1994) and more and more new MNC’s were entering India. On the entertainment front too things looked good as Hollywood films which earlier used to take months or even 1-2 years to reach India, now started seeing faster releases, settling down to same day releases with the U.S and U.K too, especially in case of the big films. Not just that with the success of sci-fi monster and disaster films in India like Jurassic Park, Independence Day etc, the Hollywood Studios knew that this was not a market to be ignored anymore. Hence in 1998 when Roland Emmerich’s Godzilla was ready to be released, the film was all around us. With it’s by now popular “Size Does Matter” tagline, Godzilla was literally shoved down our throats in a way. Its promotional campaign is still remembered today, starting with the teaser that was initially unleashed.Continue reading “Godzilla (2014) Movie Review: A Reboot Which Goes Beyond the “Size Does Matter” Logic”