Sunday, May 19, 2024

Topic: Movie Review

American Fiction: Who defines your narrative and why?

American Fiction bluntly satirises this fashionable zeitgeist and shatters its progressive myths, challenging the false pretensions of capitalism’s culture production-spanning the industries of publishing, awards, and filmmaking-that it's open to new, different voices from the margins and the underprivileged.

Farhana: Shaping a Muslim woman in unprecedented settings

Enough reasons to watch. Gladly, Farhana is not a disappointment in terms of representation and aesthetics, to a large extent. At least it stays away from fooling around Muslim sexuality – often, stereotyping Muslim sexuality is a tool of otherisation. 

Dunki: Who draws borders around countries?

Dunki - a film that we had been waiting for with bated breath

Jawan: A pastiche no-brainer Bollywood has ever seen?

The film had no unwanted glamour songs objectifying women, no caste-based punch-down humor, and no unnecessary forced punchlines attacking any faith, in short, nothing politically incorrect that added to existing stereotypes about marginalized communities.

Subtle politics of unravelling secrets: Watching ‘1001 Nunakal’

‘1001 Nunakal’ prompts us to inquire into our own relationships and the lies yet to unravel.

Barbie review: It’s Barbie and It’s Ken

Greta Gerwig's Barbie (2023), one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, has become a smash hit, currently breaking box office records. The...