Category Archives: Movies

My Oculus Rift CV-1 Experience & Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Introduction My First VR Experience Getting the Oculus Rift Opening the Box and Setting up my Rift (aka My Precious) My First Oculus Rift CV-1 Experience Game Reviews The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Top 10 tips for using your CV-1 TL;DR   Growing up, all kids have dreams. Some want to be Pilots, others want to be Astronauts and some aspire to be like our cinema heroes, like the swashbuckling Indiana Jones. Well, last week, that dream was realized for thousands of grown up kids all across the world. How? Because for the first time ever, we all Read More →

The Culture of Netflix Binge Watching

I read a Vogue article on Binge Watching, soon after House of Cards: Season 2 came out and have been meaning to write about this topic for quite some time. What is Binge Watching? How do we get used to watching shows this way and why is Netflix going this route? These are the questions I am looking to address with this narrative. My Experience: Until 12th Grade (Senior Year of High School), I was living at home with my parents and watched TV based on the channel lineup aired by my cable provider. Hence, I knew only about the content Read More →

Indie Game: The Movie

There are movies, and then there are movies. Indie Games : The Movie (IGTM) falls into the latter category for me. It covers the production process for 3 major indie game hits – Super Meat Boy, Fez and Braid. You can get the movie here: http://buy.indiegamethemovie.com/ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008DGRDZ8 As a gaming documentary, I learned a lot about creating “the next big thing”. Now I understand that the situations depicted in the movie may not be every persons story. However, what resonated with me was the fact that you spend every breathing moment into creating your vision and what you want to Read More →

Marvel Secrets, Thor’s Hammer and Fast & Furious !

 There have been many Marvel superhero movies in the last couple of years. What most folks dont know is the number of secret scenes and clips created on the side.   Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D. Clips: These are small movies  (3-5 minutes length) made about S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_One-Shots   Marvel Secret Scenes / Easter Eggs: Most Marvel movies (and all  new action movies) have secret scenes. Avengers was the first movie to have had two secret scenes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNLTfOqzCMQ   Stan Lee Cameos: Stan Lee has a cameo in every Marvel movie. Most of them are blink and miss, but its interesting to Read More →