In director Mansore’s Kannada film Nathicharami (now streaming on Netflix), starring Sruthi Hariharan, a widow goes through sexual reawakening, amidst grief and feelings of guilt.
09 Feb 2019
The main players — privileged and white — in Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble’s You, now on Netflix, are just like you and me — in Indian context, privileged and upper caste.
10 Jan 2019
A fortnightly column on what’s good – old and new - in the vast ocean of content in the streaming platforms around you.
28 Dec 2018
Vishal Bhardwaj’s Pataakha landed up on Amazon Prime last week as silently as it landed in theatres.
13 Dec 2018
In Iram Haq’s Norwegian-Urdu film What Will People Say (Hva vil folk si), languages intermingle with a kind of free will not allowed for women in the protagonist’s household in Oslo
29 Nov 2018
The face of terrorism in Paul Greengrass’ 22 July, a Netflix original, is something we’ve seldom seen in cinema before.
15 Nov 2018
Badhaai Ho, the latest Hindi film from Amit Ravindernath Sharma, works like an antithesis to the 2018 Netflix film 'Private Life'.
01 Nov 2018
Little Things is one show that had its first season on YouTube, and after stupendous success, has moved home to Netflix for the sophomore season.
18 Oct 2018
What would JP Dutta do if we manage to achieve world peace? Yes, I know, but stay with me on this thought experiment.
08 Sep 2018
Dhadak, with the help of Shashank Khaitan and Karan Johar, rips apart Sairat’s soul.
21 Jul 2018
The guilty party is Alokananda Dasgupta who has scored Sacred Games, and the music seems to convey that Sartaj has just set his eyes on the love of his life.
10 Jul 2018
Sanju: A film that is intensely Bollywood and in love with the industry, but the approach is a strange concoction of melodrama, parody and comedy.
30 Jun 2018
The author talks about how Nag Ashwin's Savitri biopic, Mahanati/Nadigaiyar Thilagam, doubles up as a visual retelling of the history of South Indian cinema.
24 May 2018
The author talks about the recurring themes in the films of director Lijo Jose Pellissery
23 May 2018
Films dealing with the India-Pakistan relationship can be a minefield but Meghna Gulzar tiptoes around the common pitfalls.
12 May 2018