Film Analysis

This sub-category contains film analyses of various movies and series.

Giri/Haji is a marvellous examination of love, the Yakuza, and everything in between

Giri/Haji is a marvellous examination of love, the Yakuza, and everything in between

A good mini-series is a thing of joy; a great one is a thing of beauty. Most of its kind set up a narrative and deliver a satisfying conclusion within the space of anything between two to a dozen episodes. This brevity presents the perfect middle world between movies and long-running television shows. It is…

‘Karnan’: A Representation of Subaltern Identity

‘Karnan’: A Representation of Subaltern Identity

Cinema is considered one of the most influential mediums to communicate with global audiences irrespective of diversities. It is clear that along with being a medium for entertainment, cinema is also a tool to propagate or communicate various elements of the socio, political and cultural realms of Indian society.[1] In this case, Tamil cinema, popularly…

Decoding the Maharani Web Series: Exploring Bihar-centric political potboiler

Decoding the Maharani Web Series: Exploring Bihar-centric political potboiler

Bihar & Bihari Culture: Consistent Crush of the Silver Screen/Box Office Crowd Puller Even before the rise of over the top (OTT) platforms based web series, the state of Bihar and its political and socio-cultural landscapes has gathered topmost attention of the silver screen/ Bollywood. The charm of Bihar attracted filmmakers to plot classic super…