Konstantinos, whom you might have spotted often in these pages, is now a podcast host!
Karthick RM thinks it’s time we paid more attention to the villain in Tamil cinema.
Arvind argues that this widely loved Tamil film does a grave disservice to trans people.
Nihira discusses the history of tawaifs in India, their relationship with Hindustani music and Hindi cinema.
Ramakrishnan M. writes about the newly released documentary India on Film, pieced together from archival footage.
Ramchander writes on Mysskin’s film Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum and translates passages from the filmmaker’s book about the film.
Harini Pryor writes about The Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winning film.
Upamanyu takes us through the process of making Wade, a climate change horror film.
Paroma writes about the animated film, The Breadwinner, set in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Amit Agarwal writes about the newly released Netflix film, Axone.
Konstantinos lists ten of his favourite monologues from films and television shows.
Anusha writes about the men in Eeb Ally Ooo! and Nasir.
Anusha Srinivasan attends the young, indie film festival in Toronto.
Tehmina Khan shares her thoughts on Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
Ramchander’s notes from Singapore International Film Festival 2019.
Amarnath shares his thoughts after watching the documentary about NFL’s cheerleader problem.
Ramchander has questions after watching Gitanjali Rao’s animated film.
Ramchander writes about Bharathiraja’s OM and Parthiban’s Oththa Seruppu, screened at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
Ramchander shares a scene each from the ten European movies he watched at the film festival.
Konstantinos writes about Found Footage and its long-standing popularity in the horror genre.
Konstantinos makes a case for VFx as an effective storytelling tool.
Amit Agarwal takes a close look at Mrinal Sen’s 1982 film Kharij.
Michael Derrick writes about Hollywood’s tryst with horror, and Nicolas Winding Refn’s polarizing film, The Neon Demon.
Why watch a movie? Why write about it? Madhu has questions, and maybe some answers.
Ramchander’s notes from Sg.SAIFF 2018.
A short interview with the team behind MFSC.
Kamila Kunda shares her passion for cinema that reflects the natural rhythms of life.
Gayathiri looks at how this issue is presented in The Red Thread (Spanish) and Sathi Leelavathi (Tamil).
Ramchander argues that Pa Ranjith’s filmography is never lacking in form, even if such complaints abound.
Ramchander wonders why we seem to be seeing the same few stories over and over, when there are several more unfolding at any given moment in Chennai.