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FILM REVIEW | Looking Through Bioscopewala

FILM REVIEW In Deb Medhekar latest movie Bioscopewala invites us to adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Kabuliwalla. The film is engaging and enthralling

Born into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids- Understanding Humanity and Compassion Through the Eyes of a Filmmaker

By looking at and reviewing a documentary on the life and hardships of a prominent Red Light area in Kolkata, the author raises pertinent questions on humanity, compassion and the human sentiment.

Into The Wild: A Film that Compels One to Undertake a Journey Within

'Into The Wild' is a film that released in 2007 and was directed by Sean Penn. It is the story of a man who leaves behind the comforts of the urban life and takes up an existence in the wild. Here is an engaging review of the film.

Book Review/ Culture, Politics and the Aesthetics of Living: The Spirit of being a Wanderer

The following is a detailed and exhaustive review of the book, inviting the reader to undertake a journey into the socio-political and cultural domains of existence with the spirit of a wanderer.

Understanding the Act of Gazing Beyond the Parameters of Gender:A Review of Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Can the act of gazing be understood beyond the parameters of gender, this nuanced review explores some lesser discussed aspects of Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

Bulbbul Review: A Feminist Fable in the Horror Genre

Produced by Anushka Sharma’s Clean Slate Films, Bulbbul is set to release on Netflix on June 24.

Money Heist: An Exhaustive Review of Alex Pina’s New Series

Money Heist is a Spanish crime drama series that has gained immense popularity among the audiences.

Book Review/The Complexity of Being Muslim in Contemporary India

Rakshanda Jalil’s remarkable understanding of the complexity of experience surrounding Muslim identity in contemporary India is lucid, thought provoking and an exceedingly powerful commentary on the Indian political climate that is simultaneously secular and intolerant.

Manikarnika: The Film That Missed the Opportunity

FILM REVIEW Manikarnika is a film that could have raised important questions on patriarchy and the struggle of women to leave their mark. However, the weak storytelling and absence of critical inquiry made the film fail to raise questions.

Film Kedarnath: The Same Old Rhetoric over Cross-Religious Love

FILM REVIEW Kedarnath is set in the backdrop of the 2013 floods that wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand. It is a story of blossoming love between a Hindu-Muslim couple despite the odds.

Badhai Ho: A Film on the Tabooed Theme of Late Motherhood and Sexuality

FILM REVIEW The recent flick Badhai Ho delves into the tabooed questions surrounding late motherhood and the societal ridicule that it generates. The film also shows how judgments around women’s sexuality are often passed without genuine empathy.