TV across the pond: American and British TV shows

This one took a while to get to actually writing about what I had made up my mind for, a long, long time ago. I have indeed lived happily ever after, as far as what I watch on TV.  It took no one less than THE Doctor ( tenth incarnate: David Tennant) to finally help…

When Claire Underwood and Mycroft Holmes adopt Jim Moriarty

Now why would I not write about Francis (Frank) Underwood and Sherlock Holmes? Both Kevin Spacey and Benedict Cumberbatch, emphasis for girlie screams at the latter, are really beyond compare in my mind. To anyone. However their characters on my favorite TV shows are not as enigmatic as their wife or older brother. Sherlock is…

My last bow for him, who is no longer the underdog..

I still love him and I still watch the show when I can, he still is very good indeed. If anything, he may even be better. ‘Creative’ directors of the show are doing a good job of dressing him up and I like his new  attire too. I like the new version of nanhi (…

Ruminating on the relationship between TV, cinema and culture

O, the glorious days of TV! As I was writing the last blog on Kunal Karan Kapoor and Indian TV, I remembered the shows on TV as I was growing up. When TV was only one, then two channels of Doordarshan. There was even a time when all programming stopped after 10pm and I used…