All posts by Danish Sheikh

Cloud Atlas (2012)
October 30, 2012, Comments Off on Cloud Atlas (2012)

THIS. This is what I go to the movies for. I encountered David Mitchell’s novel on which this movie is based back ...

The Descendants (2011)
January 26, 2012, Comments Off on The Descendants (2011)

There’s an utterly schmaltzy, tear infested trainwreck of a movie lying in wait under the cover of Alexander Payne ...

The Best Television of 2011
January 9, 2012, Comments Off on The Best Television of 2011

Okay I’m going to cheat here and give you a list of the best television episodes of 2011 – it’s a muc ...

THE DIRTY PICTURE (2011)
December 3, 2011, 1 Comment

Early in  The Dirty Picture, Vidya Balan’s fiesty Silk tells a detractor that he should probably keep all his con ...

The Invention of Morel
October 9, 2011, 3 Comments

The first time this slender marvel of a novel was pushed at me, I was told it stood as the inspiration for Lost.Since I ...

How Grey’s Anatomy just became relevant again
September 24, 2011, 4 Comments

Eight seasons is a hell of a long run for most network television shows today, and to maintain a semblance of quality th ...

The Tree of Life
August 12, 2011, 3 Comments

“Where were you when I laid the foundations of the Earth; when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of Go ...

Ranking Potter #5 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
July 29, 2011, 18 Comments

….Aaaand, we’re back. I’ve been busy getting over the awesomeness that was Deathly Hallows Part 2 (hin ...

Ranking Potter #6: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
July 9, 2011, 2 Comments

It isn’t David Yates’ fault. It isn’t the cast’s fault. And it certainly isn’t the visual ...

Ranking Potter: #7 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
July 7, 2011, 2 Comments

The Chamber of Secrets has reopened. Enemies of the heir, beware. Something’s trying to keep Harry away from Hogwa ...