To tell a story of violence, you have to have an unusual sensitivity to not replicate that same violence, that same poison.
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Embedding the movie in the context of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's art-artifice
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Digging deeper, looking at how the film uses death, infidelity, and trauma.
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The singer who began her career in 1942 passed away yesterday. How to produce a coherent, complex, and meaningful articulation of her legacy?
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Hridayam, a Malayalam film, asks you to participate in its project of eliciting nostalgia, even if it does so with shameless, predictable genre…
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Can we cringe from the very thing we crave?
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Once the capital city of a thriving empire, this is how Hampi unfolded for me
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The week before I watched Chloé Zhao’s Eternals and read Amitava Kumar's A Time Outside This Time and I have not felt more grateful and more afraid of…
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Josy Joseph's book "The Silent Coup" destabilizes everything Sooryavanshi is trying to do and say
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Scenes From A Marriage and Giovanni's Room paint desire as it is — frustrating, ambivalent, contradictory, necessary.
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How should we think about the ongoing cultural tilt? With pride as the balance shifts East, or as Tagore would, with worry?
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Observations from Ghachar Ghochar, translated from Kannada, and Name Place Animal Thing, set in Shillong
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