Movies

Anatomy Of A Scandal: No Means No Is Just Another Scam To Blame Women

The recent show, Anatomy of a Scandal on Netflix based on a book by Sarah Vaughan raised some uncomfortable questions on consent.  I love watching limited series.   I have a short attention span and I find it hard to follow series with multiple seasons as I get bored soon.  I usually search for ‘limited series’. …

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Jalsa: Gripping, Intriguing With Brilliant Performances – No Spoiler Review

Whenever I watched Hollywood movies with strong, female protagonists, I always felt sad that Bollywood does not do justice to older female actresses, and we are forced to watch the same old romance ****, cheap item numbers and some bullshit masala formula. When I watched actresses like Olivia Colman and Susan Sarandon not just carry …

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Doobe Doobe Had It Been A Theatre Release – Definitely Doobe!! Gehraiyaan – No Spoiler Review 

This will be a short and no spoiler review since I know most people may not have dared to watch this movie yet.  I was not brave enough myself but since I had just finished a hectic deadline,  I thought to treat (torture?) myself. Internet stopped working after the ‘twist’ and I strained my already …

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Impeachment: American Crime Story -Compelling, Gripping and Sad!

I was about 10 when the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal had surfaced to public knowledge.  I was living in Patna at that time.  I remember “it” because it was all over the news.  The newspapers in Hindi termed it as ‘Yaun Sambadh’.  I did not understand what it meant.  I assumed they meant ‘young’ and did not …

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Six Reasons Why Netflix’s New Show ‘Squid Game’ Wins – No Spoiler Review

As a person who finds it difficult to sit through a TV show, and who loses interest and starts looking at her mobile 10 minutes into any show / movie, binge watch is not really my thing. I have recently come to the conclusion that I can only watch limited series and that too over weekends. …

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Mimi Review: Flawed, But Has Its Heart In the Right Place

Surrogacy – Ethical, emotional, legal and commercial implications One of the first articles I wrote on Women’s Web on legal updates affecting women was on surrogacy. The year was 2016. The draft Bill banning commercial surrogacy had just been passed. Banning is always easier than regulation. This was my view in the article as well. Article link: …

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Haseen Dillruba! They Are Just Another Married Couple After All1

I was not interested in watching this movie. From the trailers and name, I felt like it was some idiotic movie justifying an extra marital affair, with an unnecessarily sensational murder plot. The negative reviews didn’t help either. Never had I imagined that this movie would touch me. The suspense or the crime part of …

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