Beloved by the global community at large, movies like Period. End Of Sentence. present diluted versions of complex Indian problems that confirm the western gaze of India while simultaneously reinforcing the western saviour trope.
Isn't It Romantic shows Natalie as everything a rom-com heroine never is – overweight, living in a small unattractive apartment, struggling on the job and definitely not being pursued by a hot hero.
Let’s take a glimpse into some of the best LGBTQ+ films that brought a much-needed discussion on queer rights to the big screen.
The recent outrage over the sexist comments by actor Radha Ravi and the embedded patriachy within the tamil film industry.
Captain Marvel, with its first stand-alone female superhero, has been aptly released in cinemas on 8th of March, the day the world celebrates Women’s Day.
In a country like India, where Baba Ramdev claims to ‘cure’ people of homosexuality, films like Boy Erased and The Miseducation of Cameron Post could not be more timely and relevant.
In The Favourite directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, each of the main women is complex: power-hungry, manipulative, self-serving, and at each other’s mercy.
Gully Boy is a story of dreams, of falling down and getting up, of following your passion so it heals all of your pain caused by mistakes being made, by wanting to break free and through it all, it is a treat.
The way local women channel anger at menstrual taboos into their work — making sanitary pads to improve female hygiene and earn a living — is the focus of the film 'Period. End Of Sentence.'
When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.