Kids these days

Kids these days

By Shakti Pherwani “I don’t care,” proclaims a sophisticated, yet shrill voice – as the four of us settle into comfortable coffeeshop armchairs, “I’ve told Sagar he has only three months left to work on his applications – Oxford, Harvard aur MIT toh definitely – and as backup, two other ...

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‘7 Khoon Maaf’ Lacks Payoff

‘7 Khoon Maaf’ Lacks Payoff

By Shakti Pherwani *SPOILERS AHEAD!* The opening sequence of 7 Khoon Maaf piques interest with it’s noir‐esque blood splatter and serious forensic lab sequence. You are set up for an investigative whodunit that quickly unravels into the narrative of the numerous khoons, each thrown at you in linear succession building up the tension ...

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The Downright Fiction Blog

The Downright Fiction Blog

Downright Fiction is a platform for independent thinkers, dreamers, inventors, and believers of personal style and spirit. It’s that medium where you get away with being yourself, on your own terms. The concept originated with the thought of being able to publish any fiction, idea or belief, thought, or story ...

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The Big Sleep : All Dark Business

The Big Sleep : All Dark Business

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Charles Waldron Director / Producer: Howard Hawks Adapted Screenplay: William Faulkner & Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman Cinematography: Sid Hickox Music: Max Steiner U.S. Distributor: Warner Brothers *Possible Spoilers Ahead* Based on the 1939 novel by Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep ...

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The Walk

The Walk

I walk. They walk. We all walk. And it’s all we do. We just walk. Every single day: to classes, to work, to libraries, to stores, to labs, uphill, downhill, morning, evening, day and night, home. Walk. I’m walking through the same parking lot today and it already means something ...

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