Kshitij Rawat

Articles By Kshitij Rawat

The struggle to make The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King had Frodo and Sam continuing their journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring with the treacherous Gollum and the rest of the Fellowship unites and sets off for Gondor to fight for the capital city, Minas Tirith.

The Dark Knight: Themes and analysis

One of the aspects that critics and scholars focused on when it came to The Dark Knight was all the symbolism smartly propounded by Christopher Nolan, his brother Jonathan Nolan and David Goyer that was integrated seamlessly into the narrative.

The struggle to make The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Just like the other two films in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, scripting was the biggest task for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. With this film specifically, Peter Jackson and other writers had additional challenges.

Titans Season 2 trailer introduces Bruce Wayne and Deathstroke

Titans season 1 ended with a cliffhanger as Dick Grayson (Robin) was in control of the mind-control powers of Trigon, Rachel's father and an inter-dimensional demon. In the trailer, Robin is free and roaming around. So did he get free of Trigon's grip?

Every upcoming TV show that is aiming to be the next Game of Thrones

Networks and streaming services are attempting to create a costumed television drama that can become the talk of the town like Game of Thrones.

The Iron Giant: Themes and analysis

The Iron Giant's story is heartwarming and simple enough for a child to understand and yet also is thematically rich and asks some interesting, intellectually stimulating questions. One of the primary and more obvious themes of the film is identity.

Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle review: This drab documentary series tries to demystify the legend

The Bermuda Triangle is a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean that is bounded by Miami in the US, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean and finally, the Bermuda island. It is also called Devil's Triangle, and has a dark reputation and legend has it many a ship have mysteriously disappeared in its waters.

The struggle to make The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and the LotR trilogy collectively had one of the most complex productions in film history. The visual effects required technology that did not exist then and filming schedules were strenuous. But the biggest problem of them all was the writing.

The Boys first impression: This Amazon series is a dark, funny antidote to ‘Avengers Fatigue’

The Boys is an attack on the very concept of superheroes. This is a world in which superheroes have allowed status and fame to go to their head, and have become violent and reckless. Enter the Boys, a bunch of vigilantes who are tasked to keep the rogue 'Supes' in line.

8 Days to the Moon and Back review: An immersive documentary to commemorate that giant leap for mankind

8 Days to the Moon and Back closely follows, sans any narration, the days leading up to Apollo 11’s journey to the moon and the triumphant journey back. It is successful in evoking the sense of wonder and awe that must have taken over the world glued to radio transmitters and TV sets.

The Witcher teaser: Henry Cavill’s fantasy series looks stunning

The Witcher's teaser begins with a history lesson, as to how the current situation regarding elves, monsters and monstrous humans came to be. Just like HBO's Game of Thrones, Witcher is based in a fictional world. Henry Cavill looks rock solid as Geralt.

Spider-Man Far From Home: Good and bad

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker/Spider-Man goes on a vacation to Europe with his classmates. Their vacation is interrupted by monsters who take the form of elements, thus called the Elementals. Nick Fury, also in Europe, enlists the help of Peter to defeat them.

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: Everything we know so far

Amazon Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings series appears to be streaming service's attempt at making a fantasy production that can evoke a response similar to HBO's Game of Thrones. And they are serious about it. Here is everything we know so far.

Spider-Man Far From Home: Five questions we want answered

Spider-Man: Far From Home is the sequel to the 2017 film Spider-Man: Homecoming. It continues the story of awkward, earnest teenager Peter Parker who is wrestling with the idea of being a superhero and all the responsibilities that come with it.

Spider-Man Far From Home: Mid-credit and post-credit scenes explained

The scenes that come after credits have rolled have always held interest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sometimes, they are just jokes, and sometimes they have important ramifications. Here is what Spider-Man: Far From Home's mid-credit and post-credit scenes mean.

Before Spiderman Far From Home, all Spider-Man films ranked

Spider-Man: Far From Home will hit Indian screens on July 4. The film continues the adventures of Tom Holland's wall-crawler after the world-altering events of Avengers: Endgame. Before watching the movie, let's rank all the previous live-action Spider-Man films.

Top 10 Hollywood movies of 2019 so far: Booksmart, Avengers Endgame, Us and others

Half-way through the year, it is time to take a look at the top ten Hollywood movies that have been released so far.

Before Spider-Man Far From Home, revisiting Homecoming

The New York City in Spider-Man: Homecoming feels genuine and real. Yes, there are thugs trying to steal alien technology, but the Avengers and their battle against the Chitauri had to figure somehow. On the whole, it feels like a reprieve from the bigger films in the MCU.

BBC Dynasties Painted Wolf review: Bloody, brutal and spellbinding

Just when you think wildlife cinematography technology has improved to a point where it cannot get any better, these BBC nature documentaries come and boggle your mind all over again. Painted Wolf's cinematography makes it possible to observe these magnificent animals in unbelievable detail.

Black Mirror season 5 review: Charlie Brooker’s series entertains but lacks its usual edge

Black Mirror's season 5 brings this Charlie Brooker creation back to three episodes. It is difficult, if not impossible, to give a comprehensive review of a Black Mirror season. So here are the individual episode reviews.