It’s a clear message; so clear that it’s hard to miss—that cooking skills, care, concern, drive, labour etc., in the kitchen are inconsequential. The hero really is the jar of mayonnaise.
Girls Trip (2017) does not try to be prim and proper, fitting its characters and their stories into the commonplace girl-next-door archetype. It delivers what it promises to be, just a movie about girls having a good time.
And as a queer couple, we were engulfed by the fear of being met with displeasure or perhaps, even violence, if we were to be seen indulging in any form of physical affection.
It is not always possible to make sustainable choices while travelling, but one can however reduce their ecological footprint by simply being more thoughtful.
Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji, was a heartbreaking book to read and I wept throughout while reading it....
If Raksha Bandhan is so fixated on the idea that it strengthens sibling bonds, then instead dictating the women, brothers should stand up as feminist allies and support their sisters in fighting against those aspects that make them disadvantaged.
Judgementall Hai Kya dazzles in bits, it has a kind of splendour. But, by the time we get to the unraveling of the climax, it gets wearying, delivered like hammer blows to your eyes and ear drums.
Girls trips are life events that have a high return on emotional, social, and monetary investment and almost always live up to the hype.
Travel is a luxury that I cannot handle easily. I was born with a disability called Talipes, or more commonly called as Club Foot.
Travel, while liberating and empowering for women, comes with its own set of restrictions and tensions. Maybe that’s why we can’t envision Dil Chahta Hai with female characters, because we know that the experience won’t be the same for a group of women travelling together.