India’s charming Oscar pick

Sonali Ghosh Sen

The film lays bare the inner workings of the largest democracy in the world and at the same time forces, us to reflect on our ideals

Sonali Ghosh Sen

A Lie is a Lie is a Lie

Rupa Gulab

I’m guessing every Indian citizen and his/her dog/cat/hamster now knows that Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV, told a big fat lie.

Lipstick Under My Burkha short-changes women’s dreams

Ratna Raman

Maybe such stories are true of lives women lead in small-towns but is LUMB supposed to be a documentary on the graphic horrors of being a woman in small-town India?
Ratna Raman Delhi

Palekar PIL Could Change Censorship Law

Palekar’s PIL provides the perfect platform to the Supreme Court to re-examine the legislation and provide directions to the centre and authorities to tweak the law, once again, to match the need of the moment
Gajanan Khergamker Delhi

Half-Girlfriend & Hindi Medium: Made in England, Ship to Delhi

Nikhil Thiyyar

Two Bollywood releases attempt to tackle the discrimination that people who can't speak English face in affluent circles. Only one succeeds
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Bahubali 2: An eclectic, absorbing sequel

Nikhil Thiyyar

Cinema is politics but it is not necessarily political. In imposing lenses of ideology and gender roles on a film like Bahubali 2 and its predecessor Bahubali critics are doing the films a disservice
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Trapped: Alone in a crowd

Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped asks us a few pointed questions about the loneliness of urban existence. He does it by mooring his film in a genre that Bollywood has never fully embraced: the survival movie
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

'Moonlight' wins Best Picture award after Oscar flub

Hardnews Bureau

LOS ANGELES:  "Moonlight," a drama about a gay black youth coming to terms with his sexuality in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, received the Oscar for best picture on Sunday after a stunn

Oscars not so white after all

Nikhil Thiyyar

The nomination of 'Hidden Figures' for the best picture Academy Award says a lot about the times we live in
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

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