CINEMA

Bollywood is Experimenting With Queer Issues, But Will They Ever Be Among Our Favourite films?

I am neither an expert in gender studies nor a cinematic savvy who can look at these two...

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Parasite: at last the Oscars jumps the ‘one-inch’ subtitles barrier

Parasite may be the first foreign-language film to win a Oscar for best picture, but now...

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A brief history of invisibility on screen

What would you do if you could be invisible? Would this newfound power bring out the best...

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Thappad is a Crucial Film and An Ode to Women who Refuse to Bow Down before Patriarchy 

Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad is a film that is extremely important in terms of its message,...

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Thirty Indian Films that You Cannot Afford to Miss: A List by Film Critic Utpal Dutta

One of the country’s most influential film critics, Utpal Datta has compiled a list of...

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Chapaak: A Rare Film and a Splash of Gallantry

It is not new that a movie which resembles a social fact has finally released. In fact,...

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The Gifted Auteur Satyajit Ray and why his Cinema Continues to be Relevant

It is an inevitable fact that movies and societies have often reflected each...

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Bala: A Film about Being Bald and Beautiful

Over the recent years we have seen how a host of films have been made about issues that...

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Saand Ki Aankh: A Film Questioning Gender Inequity and Women’s Oppression

‘Saand Ki Aankh’ is primarily a film that traces the journeys of two Jat women in...

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‘A Dog and His Man’: When Chattisgarh’s Villages Disappeared Due to Coal Mining

Siddharth Tripathy’s film ‘A Dog And His Man’ is much more than a film made in the...

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