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Saturday, August 24, 2019

‘Kokoli’ Presses Panic Button On Climate Change

  Kokoli Sukhua (dry fish) is a delicacy in Odisha, more so in South Odisha. The film, Kokoli, is an audacious attempt to bring climate emergency to the fore. With a powerful script, the film tries to weave three sub...

The Lion King: A Toneless & Flat Revision That Nobody Wanted

For the last several years Disney has been producing live action remakes of its animated classics in the hopes of retelling the story through photorealistic visuals. The decision is understandable because by using the latest technological breakthroughs in computer-generated...

The Great Hack: A Netflix Original On The Spider Web Of Data Misuse

In March of 2018, Channel 4’s sting operation on the chief people at helm at Cambridge Analytica opened a Pandora’s Box and sent seismic waves throughout the online world, the aftershocks of which the world is still reeling from. Alexander...

Netflix’s Leila Not A Darling With Critics! Find Out Why

Water (2005) is the third instalment in Deepa Mehta’s Elements trilogy. The day before the shooting was supposed to begin, several protestors belonging to a prominent right-wing organisation vandalised the set and threatened the makers. The film had to...

Avengers Endgame: The Movie Of Movies

Avengers Endgame can truly be said to be the movie of the decade. And it’s the same whether you are a Marvel fan or not. Hyped up to such a level that some people became Marvel fans just for...

Lower Your Expectations Of Kalank To Enjoy The Movie!

Kalank is not a kalank  (blemish/disgrace) as you might have read in some reviews by now. Kalank is a beautiful take on the spontaneity of forbidden love, and the very helplessness of it that might mess up everything else in one’s...

Mowgli – Legend Of The Jungle: A Tale Of The Real World

Bhubaneswar: Saturday morning saw a kick-start to Netflix's 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' by Andy Serkis'. Hold your breath, for this Mowgli is not the innocent tale of Disney's old creation or the Jungle Book released in 2016. This...

ଠକs Of Cinema

The Odia word thaka , meaning a crooked and deceitful person comes from the word “Thugee” or Thug. The Thugee cult were a notorious band of criminals residing in the jungles of Central India who were brought to fame...

Andhadhun: Accidents That Blind Your Belief

Bhubaneswar: A blind pianist Aakash, in a quaint arena of Pune, witnesses a murder. His conscience urges him to report the crime, but he is blind, so has he really witnessed the murder or there is more to it...

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Odisha Govt Announces Major Reforms In Plus II Streams; Find Out

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to bring about a series of reforms in the Plus II streams, which includes making 75 per cent...
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