Aftersun: The luminosity of an aftermath
Rahul Desai writes about AFTERSUN.
Jayjit Sarkar, an assistant professor of English literature, writes an essay connecting Lijo Jose Pellissery's Jallikattu (2019) to Bhaskar Hazarika's Aamir (2019).
Pankaj Sachdeva writes about his favourite Hindi film scenes of 2019.
Pankaj Sachdeva writes about the Taapsee Pannu starrer GAME OVER, Ashwin Saravanan's audacious 2019 movie about video games and sexual assault survivors.
A writeup about how the breakout Malayalam hit "Kumbalangi Nights" subtly does full justice to all the social issues it addresses.
We take a look at a hidden Hindi movie gem from 2015, Kaun Kitney Paani Mein, a tale about rotting royalty and water shortages.
Pankaj Sachdeva puts together a charming list of random movie trivia – exploring everything from striking colour palettes and film posters to irreverent opening credits.
Pankaj Sachdeva looks back at the relationships that formed the core of the 18-year-old DIL CHAHTA HAI, the defining Hindi film of the multiplex generation.
A very seasonal look at fleeting cameos by everyone's favourite fruit in Hindi cinema.
Film critic Rahul Desai writes about the visual language and curious frames of Kanwal Sethi's 'middle-aged love story,' ONCE AGAIN.
An essay on the haunted protagonist of Sarthak Dasgupta's MUSIC TEACHER.
A (random) look at a few identical film themes, hidden nuggets and striking visual cues.
An essay on the language of the "love story" at the core of Zoya Akhtar's GULLY BOY.
Pankaj Sachdeva does a roundup of the role of the modest autorickshaw – India's most loved and hated mode of everyday transport – in Hindi cinema.
Through the cultural prism of three distinct but similarly "spaced" movies, Rahul Desai looks at the role of the workspace in modern cinema.
Pankaj Sachdeva extends his observational eye to this nugget-filled "random Bollywood trivia" post. There's something in this for everyone.