Category: Culture

Sushrut Munje shares on Frankaffe what he talks about when he talks about The Revenant (2015), and how a juicy tale of revenge satiates the human hunger within.

What I Talk About When I Talk About The Revenant

[The Revenant 2015] A juicy tale of revenge, made haunting by the cold winds and the tall pines, is stuff that makes legends. What is it about justice that excites us so much? What is it about the return of the protagonist, to wreck havoc in the life of the villain, that leaves us spell bound? Why do we celebrate the death of a bad person, why the gaudy wonder in our eyes as the vile body is stabbed for the crimes it has committed, why the heavy breathing of a satisfied mind, satiated by completion of a loop? Read more →

Sushrut Munje shares on Frankaffe what organizations and business leaders can learn on team management from Spotlight (2015), directed by Tom McCarthy.

Applying Spotlight Lessons in Management

What makes a great cinema is the story, how it is told, the actors and the analogies you can infer – for no art is really relevant till you could perceive it from where you stand. Spotlight made for an impressive watch – for every scene was designed to matter. The method and discipline followed by the investigative team of journalists was an effort to be studied, and it would be helping entrepreneurs conduct their business better for sure. Read more →

Sushrut Munje shares on Frankaffe his understanding of the Karma cycles, Moksha and Meera's haunting smile. Inspired by Bhajan: Kafi - Pag Ghungroo

Meera’s Haunting Smile

The fact that our life is but a perception is the core of ancient wisdom – often dismissed and sneered upon by many – but understood in essence by many as well. Everything is easier said than done, of course. Despite knowing the direction, we falter, thus dividing our reality into ‘practical’ and ‘ideal’. The distinction is convenient, for we respect the wisdom but justify our human way of life, thus stuck in karma cycles. Read more →

Sushrut Munje shares on Frankaffe an observation on the activity of choosing the best clove everyday - and how that relates to us leading our happy lives.

Jar of Cloves

Do we lead our happy lives telling ourselves that we have been under complete control of the circumstances? Do we believe we have made the best choices? Are we capable of identifying the best path, the best turn, choosing the right shirt? Is the clove we picked truly the best of the lot? Or do we ensure that the clove we choose ends up being the best one because we chose it? Read more →

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