Month: February 2018

Review: Pad Man (2018)

Men, and the society they run, usually only care about women’s bodies when it benefits them: Sex. Pregnancy. Household labor. But not their overall health, their care, their desires. When women push for change, they […]

Review: No One Killed Jessica (2011)

The public sphere, the masculine world, has rules and regulations. Logic. Laws. It decides what one life, or 200 lives, are worth. It is a world of violence. Women are told to keep out, because […]

Padmaavat is playing here this weekend. Great! I thought. I love Deepika Padukone, I love Shahid Kapoor, I love Sanjay Leela Bhansali. But this line from Wikipedia has given me pause: “Padmaavat received mixed reviews. Critics […]