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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Yoga, Netflix, Bikram choudhury, Bikramyoga

Don't bend it like Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

Despite being convicted of rape, Bikram is still teaching yoga. And many women are attending.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Netflix, Tridev, Martin Scorsese, Bollywood

Why it’s time for Indian filmmakers to switch to ‘filmmaker mode’

In some other countries, it would be sacrilegious to present a film in a format different from its original.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Social media hatred, Depression, Drug Abuse, Rapes

Netflix deleting the 'suicide' scene from 13 Reasons Why is proof that it never understood the show!

As we continued to applaud Netflix for taking a stand even as criticism poured in on social media, it was actually just riding on the success of the show.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Entertainment, Pakistan, Netflix, Cake

Why Pakistani film 'Cake' reminded me of 'The God of Small Things'

'Cake' is a simple reminder of all that matters, and all that we take for granted until we don’t have it any more.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Cricket, Netflix series, Netflix, Selection day

World Cup 2019: If cricket is religion, Netflix series 'Selection Day' introduces us to its atheists, agnostics and believers

Rajesh Tailang, Yash Dholye, Karanvir Malhotra and Mohammad Samad show how cricket shapes life and in turn gets shaped by it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
BJP, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Hindutva, Hindu terror

'Leila' on Netflix: Is Netflix subliminally propagating Hinduphobia? Or does it want to shock you into seeing the truth?

Twitterati want you to uninstall Netflix. But it is actually time to get a subscription, if you haven't already.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
December 16, Shefali shah, Netflix, Delhi crime

Netflix series 'Delhi Crime' spins a web of unacceptable half-truths on the December 16 gang rape case

The research team of 'Delhi Crime' seems to have missed vital details that are in the public domain, apparently in over-enthusiasm to prepare a PR blitz. Not for the victim but for the police force.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Netflix, Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj is right. His detractors are also (far) right

In 30 minutes, Hasan Minhaj crushed a number of stereotypes about India, politics, Narendra Modi and Pakistan. But one stayed.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Netflix, Oscars 2019, Roma, Steven Spielberg

The war of 'saving cinema' between the classicists and the streaming giant

Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma broke a wall that has prompted Steven Spielberg to call for streaming services’ exclusion from the film awards

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Hollywood, Game of Thrones, Pedro pascal, Oscar isaac

'Triple Frontier' Movie Review: The Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal starrer Netflix crime thriller is sleek, but underwhelming

Netflix paints a beautiful picture, but the story itself fails to provide a solid enough base for the film. I am going with 3 stars out of 5.