Armchair Arbiters

Reckoning with Dutch Imperialism and Racism: CAPE X UTRECHT Exhibition

Image: Farren van Wyk's collection of eight photographs titled, "Thirppy." The subtitled words face the pavement in front of Utrecht University of Arts’ (HKU) space...

A Retrospective: The Curious Case of Qala

  Now that the dust has well and truly settled on 2022, and we wait poised for a summer of big Hindi film releases (although...

‘THE CAR’ by the Arctic Monkeys

    To entertain, in some way, is to surprise, to question, to tease, and even to ruffle. The Car, the 7th LP by the British...

The Miniaturist of Junagadh–Deafening Silences and Blank Canvases

Kaushal Oza’s short film is a gently crafted meditation on grief, memory, identity and art

Season 6: A Pesky Peaky Compromise?

  Disclaimer: Contains major spoilers for Season 6 of Peaky Blinders “It means you f*** people. F*** people over. Don’t give a f***. It means you covet...

83 and Lessons on Sporting Victories

Kabir Khan’s 83 showcases how a record of the past responds to the cultural context of the present.

Sir: Of Domestic Workers Who Risk Dreaming And Falling In Love

Rohena Gera’s ‘Sir’, while subverting the popular portrayal of domestic workers in Indian Cinema, is authentic to the core.


Characters are revived in each episode and the central predicament of the separating couple lives on even as the story makes excursions into Indian political life.

‘The Half of It’ and the Language of Love

Alice Wu’s second feature film is about finding the right words.

The Little Women of A New Age

Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s nineteenth-century novel is still both radical and relevant.