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Joker Is A Fresh Unsettling Brilliant Take But That Is All It Is

In 2017 Joaquin Phoenix played the role of a loner who lives with his mother, was abused as a child by his father and is troubled by suicidal thoughts. That was Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here for...

‘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...

2.0: The Return Of Chitti & A Perfect Recipe Of ‘Khichdi’

Bhubaneswar: In India, we have a quintessential dish made out of rice, lentils, spices and vegetables mixed together and despite all these put together, the taste lingers in the mouth for a while - minus the vegetable part for...

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...

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Odisha Cadre IAS Officer Appointed DIPAM Secretary

New Delhi: Tuhin Kanta Pandey, a 1987-batch Odisha cadre IAS officer, was appointed Secretary to Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) on...
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