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Articles labelled ‘big books small screen’

  • A Bit of Jeeves and Wooster

    Everyone has their own perfect Jeeves and Wooster, but I can't see anyone other than Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in those roles.
  • Revisiting Mahabharat

    Just one viewing of this old classic by B. R. Chopra shows us all that is wrong with Hindi television today.
  • Death Dealer

    Death Note is an existential mystery wrapped inside a thriller.
  • Remembering Malgudi

    We are probably the last generation of urban kids that remembers watching Doordarshan shows like Malgudi Days, Byomkesh Bakshi, and Flop Show.
  • Deliciously Despicable Dexter

    The slow blossoming of a ‘monster’ into a human being has been wonderful to watch.
  • Blood and Lust

    If you can keep up with all the gore and naked, white flesh that comes with most H.B.O. shows, you will enjoy True Blood.
  • Winter Is Coming

    To put it simply, Game of Thrones is no simple, black-and-white tale of good versus evil.
  • When John Met Sherlock

    What is really interesting is how much further Sherlock goes than the original stories in developing the characters of the two protagonists.

The Tap #12

By Ramya Sriram