DisGraced: A Humorous Take On Everything Wrong With Entertainment Industry

By Sanyukta Thakare DisGraced is unexpectedly fun and raw, just as the leading character Grace Greene. The 8 part show follows Grace several years after her big break which turned out to be a dud, despite the immense fan following for her film. The best part is, DisGraced is an episodic series, we are not watching Grace struggle but, watching her react to all that … Continue reading DisGraced: A Humorous Take On Everything Wrong With Entertainment Industry

Angelfish: To Live Your Life To The Fullest, Surround Yourself With The Right People 

By Sanyukta Thakare The coming of age love story will remind you of all the right reasons for falling in love. It also talks about being surrounded by the right people, who listen, love and support you. The story follows Eva a young Puerto Rican woman and Brendan, an Irish-American man, both struggle in their own world full of responsibility but with each other’s support, they … Continue reading Angelfish: To Live Your Life To The Fullest, Surround Yourself With The Right People 

“Adventure Boyz” Is About Surfing The Real World More Than The Virtual One

By Sanyukta Thakare “Adventure Boyz” will take you on an innocent bike ride down the familiar path, reminding you of the happy old days. But ex motorcycle speedway champ Mike Harris, does not have the same carefree experience in the story. We meet Mike who has given all his life to his passion and hopes his kids will do the same, but when he finds … Continue reading “Adventure Boyz” Is About Surfing The Real World More Than The Virtual One

“The Prison Within”: The Hurt People. Hurt Other People — Empathy Can Safe Lives And Heal Communities

By Sanyukta Thakare The Prison Within is about taking a long and hard look at yourself and separating you from your actions to gain and better perspective and take on responsibility. The documentary explores the destructive impact untreated trauma has on individuals and communities through the powerful stories of survivors of violent crimes and prisoners incarcerated for murder in San Quentin prison. As a viewer, … Continue reading “The Prison Within”: The Hurt People. Hurt Other People — Empathy Can Safe Lives And Heal Communities

“Ask No Questions” A blown Away Look at Controlled Media

By Sanyukta Thakare Ask No Questions takes a serious look at the power of media under the control of an authoritarian figure like the government. By following the story of a Chen Ruichang who refused to give up his belief, the film also reminds us the truth will prevail, one way or other. What’s shocking is, this story wasn’t that far back. It was within the decade’s … Continue reading “Ask No Questions” A blown Away Look at Controlled Media

Bastard’s Road Talks About The Strength To Keep Going, Something that Is Important in today’s time

By Sanyukta Thakare Bastard’s Road is a journey taken on with no self-interest or benefit. It was meant to be a medium of survival, but instead, it becomes a beacon of love, and hope for so many others. Directed by Brian Morrison, the documentary feature may help many veterans as well as their family members who are in need of inspiration to keep going and … Continue reading Bastard’s Road Talks About The Strength To Keep Going, Something that Is Important in today’s time

Terry Sawchuk Did Not Regret A Minute Of His Life, He Lived And Died A Goalie

Goalie blurs the line between real and reel from the start, we get to see the best and the worst of Terry Sawchuk’s life as it passes by in the memories of those who lived and played with him. Terry had a troubled pasted, but nobody knew how it affected him until after the end. ‘Goalies go first,’ we hear the cast say it numerous … Continue reading Terry Sawchuk Did Not Regret A Minute Of His Life, He Lived And Died A Goalie

Sanzaru, Warns You Against The Power Of Secrets

By Sanyukta Thakare SANZARU is a Gothic tale, a journey to the heart of a haunted house. A house haunted, as much by death, as by secrets.   Sanzaru does not belong in your immediate ideas of horror, there are no creepy faces or bodies lurking in the dark. Instead, we meet the demons of our minds and our pasts. The only way out is … Continue reading Sanzaru, Warns You Against The Power Of Secrets