Game of Thrones: All men must die?

HBO’s Game of Thrones has trod a fine line on the question of gender, often falling into age-old traps while undermining masculinity, but Season 6 gets some things right
Dhruba Basu Delhi

National Film Festival 2016: To the Viewers go the spoils

Notes from the National Film Festival 2016: the distribution of the awards may have disappointed (with good reason), but the terrain of Indian cinema does not
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

Cocaine, Colonial Calcutta and Byomkesh Bakshi

Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Sairat: The Shadows Tell Our Tale

The director makes and breaks our expectations of conventional character sketches and story arcs. Sairat is lyrical, epical, eternal, a masterpiece
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

Where is the Dalit music?

We heard Dub Sharma, Sylvie and the songs of resistance as the ‘Jai Bhim- Lal Salaam’ movement picked up momentum, but the music of the Dalits was conspicuous by its absence.

SRK: A return to the roots

With Fan, Shah Rukh Khan proves yet again that the star in him is alive and kicking. So whatever happened to the actor?
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

Cinema: The Dreams we Weave

Nil Battey Sannata is a life-affirming tale which is at its heart an ode to mothers. The film sends a strong message about the importance of education
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi 

Review: Fans & Falling Stars

For the megawatt charisma of SRK version 2.0, one will have to wait for another day, and a much braver movie
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi 

The Song of the Road

Celebrating Satyajit Ray’s 95th birth anniversary with Pather Panchali
Devika Sharma Delhi 

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