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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Racial profiling, Netflix, Netflix series, Whentheyseeus

Why When They See Us was the third most searched TV series on Google in 2019

Our biases towards coloured people reflect who we are.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Adam driver, Scarlett johansson, Netflix, Marriagestory

Marriage Story is no sob saga. It is truth served cold

No one's right. No one's wrong. It's just complicated.

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.