Chetan Dokku

Chetan is a senior in the College studying economics and English. He loves movies and TV shows and is the Leisure editor.


Leisure

Triangle of Sadness is a parable about beauty and excess

But the film truly shines when dissecting the economic value of beauty as it exists today with Instagram influencers and their ilk.

Leisure

The Banshees of Inisherin digs deep into a breakup like no other

Discussions of loneliness and niceness and greatness all weave together to produce a profoundly philosophical masterpiece.

News

The real Lord of the Flies experiment at Georgetown is the Vil A laundry room

When Vil A residents moved back into their rooms for the spring semester, their already chronic laundry room issues continued to intensify. 

Halftime Leisure

The Voice predicts the 2022 Oscars

I’m almost certain that Campion and Co. will make history on Sunday and walk home with (at least) a win for Best Picture.

Halftime Leisure

The Voice debates: Is Die Hard a Christmas film?

This holiday season, two Voice editors grapple with the age-old question: is Die Hard (1988) a Christmas movie?  (Alert: spoilers incoming)  Annie: Let me set the stage for you: It’s... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Ted Lasso ups its game in its second season

It’s impossible to talk about pop culture during the pandemic without mentioning the masterpiece that is Ted Lasso. The show follows an American football coach, Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis), as... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Spice Girls edition

25 years ago, everything changed. Baby, Ginger, Posh, Scary, and Sporty—adjectives to some, icons to others—transformed all of our lives permanently. The era of Spice began.  The Spice Girls launched... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Emily Mortimer’s The Pursuit of Love dazzles on Prime Video

To be honest, you only need to watch the scene in the first episode of Emily Mortimer’s The Pursuit of Love, in which Lord Merlin (Andrew Scott!) sensually dances to... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Netflix’s Ratched is another stylish-but-convoluted mess from Ryan Murphy and Co.

The odds seem to be against famed TV creator Ryan Murphy this year. Last month’s Ratched is the third release from the producer following May’s Hollywood and June’s season 2... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Trailer Takes: On the Rocks, Dune, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Trailer 1 — The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Anna: To be honest, when I quickly glanced at this title, my mind went straight to the Netflix limited series... Read more