Digging deeper, looking at how the film uses death, infidelity, and trauma.
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Can we cringe from the very thing we crave?
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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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Embedding the movie in the context of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's art-artifice
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We are used to seeing sex as separate scenes in films. Then Twitter exploded asking if sex scenes were necessary as if movies were Jenga towers, and we…
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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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Kota Factory is designed to be both relatable and aspirational. It is the latter part that rankles.
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The film — a love triangle and murder-investigative — gets neither genres right, content with a greyness that it hopes is edgy.
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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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Why do we italicize words like paan, and namaste? Why do we make those we tell stories about outsiders in their own narrative?
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The first season was a brilliant subversion of genre. When you replicate an edgy subversion, does it then become a predictable trope?
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Once the capital city of a thriving empire, this is how Hampi unfolded for me
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