Thought Box

Childhood, Holocaust and the Cinema of Louis Malle

Louis Malle’s semi-autobiographical 1987 film ‘Au revoir les enfants’ or ‘Goodbye, Children’ belongs to this rare category, writes Vandana Kumar....

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Government in Hibernation - Lay-offs Rampant

Instead of preparing the youth for difficult times ahead, the government of India is leading them into uncertainty by giving false hope, writes Satyabrata Ghosh. Amazon,...

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WHO’S AFRAID OF FILM CRITICS?

Monojit Lahiri does a checkout on the significance of film reviews and how they pan out differently for serious cineastes from those who view cinema as pure entertainment and ...

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URMI JUVEKAR: The Storyteller

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to writer Urmi Juvekar’s life and journey as a creative force and returns from the immersive experience with this collectors piece for scree...

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Art of Lines & Commas

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Ashok Namdeo Hinge, calligrapher, graphic designer and abstractionist, well-known for the creative use of lines and commas in his multiple ...

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Bengali Cinema: A Middle Way to Tread

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the cinema of West Bengal to conclude how the median between art and commerce exists and has been often achieved despite the many digressions over ti...

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DIVYA SETH SHAH: Actor for a Lifetime!

Aparajita Krishna is in this free-wheeling conversation with actor Divya Seth – packing her life, friends, family and career into this precious piece. Divya Seth’...

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The Bharat Jodo Yatra with Darshan Mondkar

Good ole’ author, activist and social commentator Darshan Mondkar walked beside Rahul Gandhi for 20 mins and had a conversation with him. Curious about his experience, V...

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The Hyperlinked World

Ranjan Das takes the Diptakirti Chaudhuri account, Written by Salim-Javed, as a case in point to explore a vast hyperlinked universe, which the book led him to explore. In Di...

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Ballavpurer Roopkatha: A Director In-charge

Satyabrata Ghosh distinguishes between an assembly line process aimed to gain eyeballs from that, which enables cinema to remain a director’s medium, by taking Anirban B...

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Childhood, Holocaust and the Cinema of Louis Malle

Louis Malle’s semi-autobiographical 1987 film ‘Au revoir les enfants’ ...

December 5 2022

Two-in-one

Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the double-pronged career of Feroz Khan, as...

December 4 2022

WE THE PEOPLE!

Humra Quraishi questions the whereabouts of missing children on Human Rights Day, a...

December 3 2022