For TV and movie writers, balancing unimaginative network executives with the urge to create good stories is a hard task.
‘A Fantastic Woman’ and the Foreign Language of Love
A Fantastic Woman feels like a lump in your throat. Like the misery of an early winter sunset even as you secretly anticipate snowfall.
‘Woke’ Twitter Needs to Educate Itself about Ekta Kapoor
'Woke' Twitter called out Indians for being ignorant about PewDiePie but chose to remain ignorant about Ekta Kapoor themselves.
A Case for Watching Old Movies
I know there's plenty to hate about old movies, but if you'll allow me, I'd like to use 'The Apartment' to show you what you're missing out on.
On Growing to Love Ranveer Singh for his Swagger – And Emotionality
Over the years Ranveer Singh has displayed the rare talent of being able to become whatever his director requires of him.
Where are the Female Film Directors? Right Under Our Noses
An overview of women film directors who have flown under history's radar for far too long.
Of Tigers, Blackbucks and Bhai’s Fans
No one thought the mighty Tiger would be undone by two blackbucks.
Looking for Positive Queer Stories in Indian Media
Away from mainstream media, Indian ad and short filmmakers are telling transformative, positive stories about being queer in India.
When Will Bollywood Get Its ‘Lady Bird’?
Women have been settling for pencil-sketch representation in movies when we deserve oil paintings that highlight every pore, every blemish and every tiny, trivial detail.