'Tár' muddles fact in with its fiction, creating a skewed impression of a conductor’s power.
In a thin-obsessed culture, fatness has become its own kind of monster.
It is easy to despair at times like these, but as long as there are schools, teachers and parents determined to talk about constitutional values, democracy has a fighting chance.
The movie was everything I expected it to be: extremely well made and lavishly mounted. The story was absurd and the distance from reality was of solar proportions.
The Union government ordered YouTube and Twitter to remove video links of the documentary, and university administrations in various varsities have been denying students permission to screen the film.
The movie tells its story in a dramatic register without scoring cheap political points or using its star as a crutch.