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Subhash K Jha
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Wonder Woman 1984 Is An Underwhelming Experience
Rejoice, all you Gal Gadot fans. The long-awaited sequel to Wonder Woman is finally here. The delays and lockdown have whetted our appetites but don’t do much to assuage the feeling of fatigue and tedium that creep over us as…
Christmas Special: Bollywood & The Anglo-Indian Community
Bollywood remains cluttered with stereotypical depictions of the Christian community, with hardly any room for innovation, let alone for a groundbreaking character-study like Violet Stoneham in Aparna Sen’s evocative film on the desolation of the Christian community in 36 Chowringhee…
AK Vs AK: A Gimmick Gone Haywire
Like the gimmick that one AK pulls on another in this interesting misfire script (whoever wrote it should be awarded the Pulitzer and Nobel combined), the film too goes wrong from script to execution. This one hell of a botched-up…
Criminal Injustice To Miss Criminal Justice 2
A jar of Vaseline and an abusive shout-out from the bedroom are the key to this season’s Criminal Justice. Grim, taut, and utterly engrossing (I never once fast-forwarded the narration) Criminal Justice Season 2 is every bit as riveting as…
Black Widows Is Brazen In Its Misandry
Black Widows suffers from a terrible case of misandry. And I do mean terrible. This, in case you only know about misogyny because that’s the only spousal violence we are supposed to know about, is centered on hatred for menfolk.…
Unpaused Gives Us Reason To Be Thankful For Lockdown
There is an awkward moment between the classy Lilette Dubey and her young unlikely Covid companion when the former…there’s no polite way of putting this…farts. Both the women laugh off the moment in a way that can only happen when…
Shabana Azmi Fondly Remembers Smita Patil: ‘I Was Struck By Her Raw Beauty. She Was Born For The Camera’
“I first set eyes on her in an FTII diploma film directed by Arun Khopkar. I think it was called Teevra Madhyam. There was a long shot in which she was playing the tanpura. I was struck by her raw…
Driveways Is So Beautiful It Hurts
This understated masterpiece about reaching out and touching your neighbour’s hand is so tender and confident in its modest space that not many are aware of it. But to miss this tender, deeply moving film is to miss an opportunity…
Abhishek Bachchan On His Love For Kabbaddi, The Future Of His Teams And More|TBI Exclusive
Abhishek Bachchan loves kabbaddi far more than in his capacity of a team owner. The documentary, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers has brought Abhishek’s passion for the game to the forefront once again. His voice softens in mellow…
Sonu Sood Named Top South Asian Celebrity: ‘It All Seems Like A Dream’
Indian actor Sonu Sood has been named the number one South Asian celebrity in the world for his philanthropic work during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 47-year-old Bollywood star beat several Bollywood and global A-listers to grab the first spot on…