Aditya Shrikrishna

Depart to sever

Memories of his outside life are wiped out and he can now work without any interference of his “outie” avatar, both physical and mental.

19 May 2022

Control the Distance

In Twenty-Five Twenty-One—written by Kwon Do-eun and directed by Jung Ji-hyun—Min-chae stands in as the audience.

21 Apr 2022

Biweekly Binge: Bringing rom-com back

A fortnightly column on what's good in the vast ocean of content in the streaming platforms around you.

17 Feb 2022

'All That Breathes': Kite flies like an arrow

There are even class differences between rural kites and city kites.

03 Feb 2022

Trapped in a riddle

In the first episode of Yellowjackets, the 2021 Shauna (Melanie Lynskey) pleasures herself to the picture of her daughter’s boyfriend.

20 Jan 2022

Biweekly Binge: Of faces and self-respect

Director Maggie Gyllenhaal shifts between the life of a young academic in flux with two little daughters and a partner, often struggling to gain a foothold in either of the roles.

09 Jan 2022

'The Lost Daughter': Of faces and self-respect

A fortnightly column on what’s good in the vast ocean of content in the streaming platforms around you

06 Jan 2022

The solitary artist: Andrew Garfield in 'Tick, Tick… Boom'

Not objectively wrong, just the ones that hurt the most.

09 Dec 2021

Into Leos Carax’s stormy metaverse

Nothing is new and yet everything is new in Annette, the latest film from Leos Carax, Cannes Best Director winner this year.

25 Nov 2021

Lucky Chan-sil: A quasi-romantic horror comedy

Lucky Chan-sil’s central thesis is to highlight a midlife mental health issue but with a comic playful touch.

11 Nov 2021

Scrub and grub

The five have no business existing in such perfect unison. And the series doesn’t even come close to an inkling of a conflict within the group.

28 Oct 2021

The Tsugua Diaries: A perfect pandemic meta film

The film, shot in 16 mm, evokes Eric Rohmer like leisure and atmospheric looseness.

14 Oct 2021

Rupture in Manitoba 

It examines the impact of Renée’s disappearance, leaving her daughter at a tender age and the effect of her return on the kid, her family and it reflects on all this through vignettes.

01 Oct 2021

Rupture in manitoba 

It examines the impact of Renée’s disappearance, leaving her daughter at a tender age and the effect of her return on the kid, her family and it reflects on all this through vignettes.

30 Sep 2021

Flung out of space

It lingers for four seconds but proves momentous for the larger themes of Run On.

16 Sep 2021