Jean-Luc Godard, giant of the French New Wave, dies at 91

Jean-Luc Godard, the French-Swiss director who was a key figure in the Nouvelle Vague, the film-making…

A critical reading of Pa.Ranjith’s Natchathiram Nagargiradhu

When Natchathiram Nagargiradhu teasers with the corporatized "Rainbow" backgrounds were released, I was wondering if Pa.Ranjith…

Thallumaala: The ethics of brawling

Above all the colors and beats, Thallumaala is a brilliant attempt to represent the Islamic ethics…

5 books and films that tell story of Partition of India, its aftermath

Madhur Anand, University of Guelph; Ajay Verghese, Middlebury; Amitabh Mattoo, The University of Melbourne; Geetha Ganapathy-Doré,…

Olivia Newton-John, world’s most popular entertainer in 80’s,  dies aged 73

Olivia Newton-John, the musical star who found enduring fame for her leading role in the film Grease,…

19(1)(a): Where the political takes personal on a bumpy ride

19(1)(a), written and directed by debutant Indhu V.S, is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The movie…

Sense, space and possibility of other: After watching ‘Aavasavyuham’

Krishand’s new film, “Aavasavyuham: The Arbit Documentation Of An Amphibian Hunt", is now showing on Sonyliv…