Lipstick Under My Burkha Film Review: A Rebel With A Cause.

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Image credit: newslaundary.com From what we know, making Lipstick Under My Burkha was no easy feat for its creators. ** The Censor Board’s initial refusal to give it a rating on the premise that it was a ‘Lady-oriented film’; the general populace’s utter lack of interest in watching a film manned (oh, the irony) by […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 – A Feminist Review – Episode 1: Dragonstone

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Image credit: cosmo.ph Winter is here and so is the need for a more feminist narrative in the media and content we consume. Gone are the days when we would gulp down misogyny on our TV screens chupchaap in the name of artistic expression.  So, it’s only fair that modern day television’s most over watched […]

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A Music Video that Explains why ‘Boys will be Boys’ is Harmful.

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Image: seeingwetiko.com ** How often do we see people brushing their own or someone else’s bigotry, sexism and violence as a case of ‘boys being boys’? ‘Boys will be boys’ is an unfailing cop-out that irresponsible parents, non-committal teachers / educational institutes, unconcerned law enforcers and incompetent politicians fall back on – whenever they don’t have […]

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Battle of the Bastards: GoT S06 E09 – A Feminist Review.

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Image: pinterest.com The following was written by SMIW’s Bruce Vain. This is a feminist review of Battle of the Bastards – the 9th episode of the 6th and ongoing season of Game of Thrones (GoT) – the hugely popular HBO series based on the equally popular books by George R R Martin. Beware. GoT shredding ahead. Splinter is […]

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Spoilt Modern Film Reviews: Ki & Ka

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Hello and welcome to Spoilt Modern Film Reviews! A new section where we will review (mostly) Indian films from a feminist perspective and point out the various problematic (and sometimes positive things) about them. Sometimes these films will be new releases and sometimes, classics that need to be debated. Think of this as an expansion […]

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