Anurag Kashyap Thinks Social Media Presence Is Cutting Edge Geek-ery
The one that caught our nerd-eye was director Vasan Bala's 10-minuter,
While we certainly appreciate the intent to reach out to us cyber folk, there's hardly any real reference to actual geekery, save for the protagonist posting a YouTube comment - which, in 2013, doesn't really count. Geek Out also fails to address the wide range of ways in which we express ourselves online, and instead chooses to focus on a lovelorn type whose only real claim to nerd fame is his hydraulic convertible standing desk. (Where CAN we get those in India? - they're awesome!)
If you're going to tell our story, can't it have a little more realism instead of allowing the tale to drift helplessly into Bollywood damsel-in-distress territory?
Watch the film below and let us know what you think in the comments.