Monthly Feature 15: Zootopia

Zootopia--a play on the word utopia. Utopia--that can also be pronounced as Zootopia (in Sanskrit and in Nepali). Zootopia--a movie I watched twice in about twenty hours. One of the movie I cannot forget. "Anyone can be anything in Zootopia," Judy Hopps, the first rabbit police officer claims. But Nick Wilde, a fox and con … Continue reading Monthly Feature 15: Zootopia

Monthly Feature 14: Is there problem in the world?

"The world does not seem to have any real problem." I read the comment as I was listening to a song on YouTube. The song composed by A.R. Rahman was sung by students of Berkelee College of Music who belonged to different nationalities, religions and ethnicities. Yet they sang an Islamic devotional song together that … Continue reading Monthly Feature 14: Is there problem in the world?

Monthly Feature 13: Some Nepali Folk Songs

On this first Monthly Feature (first post as well) of 2017, I'm going to share some of the songs I heard during my stay at Palpa. The first song I share is a typical Folk song of the Mid- and Far-Western Region called Deuda. There are a lot of songs within the Deuda culture, Raijhuma is … Continue reading Monthly Feature 13: Some Nepali Folk Songs

Monthly Feature 12: Let’s take a “Breathless” Revision

When I began writing posts under the category of "Monthly Feature" at the beginning of this year, the only thing I aimed was consistency. The other aim was to review music, movies and art. As I look back, I realize that there have been movie reviews have become more numerous than the others. On the … Continue reading Monthly Feature 12: Let’s take a “Breathless” Revision

Monthly Feature 11: Pashupati Prasad

I wanted to watch this movie when it was released last year but I could not watch it then because I think I was busy in my chores. Thankfully, the movie came up on YouTube during Dashain. After the earthquake of Baishakh 12, 2072, Pashupati Prasad Khakurel comes to Kathmandu from Sindhupalchowk in search of … Continue reading Monthly Feature 11: Pashupati Prasad

Monthly Feature 10: A Movie that Took me Back to Astronomy

For the monthly feature this October, I can't avoid writing about this science fiction movie that involves a worm hole, a black hole, and a crew of scientists trying to save the human species: Interstellar. I watched the movie twice during the second week this September. The first time I watched it, I did not … Continue reading Monthly Feature 10: A Movie that Took me Back to Astronomy