Michael Clancy looks at how space has been used in Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about Anand Pandian’s Reel World, which is an anthropologist’s examination of Tamil cinema.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about how the movie Ruby Sparks almost subverts the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope.
Athiyan writes about Ashokamitran’s novel Karaindha Nizhalgal, which looks at the lives of those on the peripheries of the Tamil film industry.
Yafrainy makes a list for us.
Ajay explores how the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation explores the ideas of virtual and augmented reality through its plot lines.
A short story by Sithuraj Ponraj, featuring the beloved Nargis Dutt, one of the doyens of Hindi cinema.
Tan Chee Lay writes a poem in Chinese inspired by Royston Tan’s movie 15 (2003).
Tan Chee Lay and Tan Inn Shin transcreate a Chinese poem inspired by Royston Tan’s coming-of-age movie 15 (2003).
Rafaella Britto writes about Devi, the Satyajit Ray movie that explores the relationship between femininity and divinity in a patriarchal society.
K Balamurugan writes about Tamil cinema in Malaysia, the groundbreaking movie Jagat (2015), and relating to it as a boy growing up in Malaysia of the 1990s.
Ramchander writes about the Iranian film Disappearance, which won the award for Best Asian Feature at SGIFF 2017.
Ramchander writes about the Thai film Malila The Farewell Flower, one of the films in competition at the Singapore International Film Festival 2017.