Category: Dogged reviews!

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Oct 23, 2018

The Unbearable Lightness of Being a dog

Everything that may tranquil a human heart is oft found in art — the written word that unarms, the song that serenades, the movie that moves like life itself... ...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Jul 07, 2018

Truman dog movie – a bittersweet celebration of life and friendship

Javier Camara, Ricardo Darin, and Troilo, the dog in Truman (2015)We are all dying.You, me and everyone around.Yet to become aware of your mortality even within the de...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Jun 28, 2018

Palm Dog Award – celebrating the best dogs in cinema

Palm dog awardDogs are pivotal characters on the big screen, alighting it with not only their furry antics but also dabbling with more demanding genres like drama. Alas, ...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Jun 06, 2018

Isle of dogs review – stunning, surreal and splendid!

Isle of dogs review“Pain is strange. A cat killing a bird, a car accident, a fire... Pain arrives, BANG, and there it is, it sits on you.", wrote the inimitable Bukowski, "I...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Dec 03, 2017

Coco movie review – the best Pixar movie in recent years!

Before they began churning our bland sequels, Pixar studios had a pedigree boasting the likes of Toy Story, Finding Nemo, WALL-E, and Up. It took a long time coming but the ren...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Nov 01, 2017

Okja review — The best thing on Netflix you’d watch this year!

Never since Babe was there a movie that made viewers cringe at their platter.Then came Okja.For a plot that begins with an Eden dream in the far east ...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Aug 14, 2017

Books written from dog’s point of view – What’s your favorite?

Books written from dog's point of viewIt isn't surprising that dogs have waded through our imaginations given the history we share with them. If this dog were to curate a list...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • May 23, 2017

A Dog’s Purpose movie review: This will end in Tears

A dog's purpose movie reviewI was left forever scarred on an otherwise uneventful day in the early 90s. Our science teacher had just told us about space exploration and a litt...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Mar 28, 2017

6:59 am poem | Love and longing in the cosmos

Image courtesy: Priya Joshi“I've been toldthat people in the armydo more by 7:00 amthan I doin an entire dayBut if I wakeat 6:59 amand turn to youto trace the outline of...

  • By: Abhishek Joshi
  • Nov 11, 2016

Charles Bukowski on his love for cats and dogs

Not many poets can write of the emotional labyrinth that our hearts tread on quite like Charles Bukowski.  Drunken words dripping with all that's witty and downright phil...