“Two Indian women become first to enter temple after centuries-old ban overturned”

On Tuesday, female protesters, reported to be in the millions, came out in support of women being allowed to enter the temple. Dubbed the “women’s wall,” the protesters formed a human chain, extending an estimated […]

Zero (2018)

Very short review: Very funny movie, excellent performances (particularly Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif), and, as usual, the more interesting story, the woman’s story, is on the sidelines. Additionally, the music was enjoyable, and the […]

“Priyanka Chopra Isn’t a Scammer, She’s Just Way More Famous Than Mainstream American Media Grasps”

[T]he Cut’s editors, and their perspective, are mostly white. This likely contributed to their ignorance about Chopra’s worldwide fame, or that Bollywood dwarfs Hollywood by sheer size. While Hollywood nets more money (a fact partially […]

“The Problem With Men Dominating Movie Reviewing”

The odds that someone is going to watch a movie or read a book that has worse reviews than its competition is extremely low. This study found that when a female-driven film is reviewed by […]

“The grindmill songs: recording a national treasure”

Listen to the first of over 100,000 folk songs by women in Maharashtra’s villages that make up the unprecedented Grindmill Songs Project, which will run regularly on PARI. Close to 30,000 of these songs have […]

Review: Krishna Cottage (2004)

Sometimes I’m lucky and I really want to see a movie that is in the theaters or easily available online. Sometimes I just sit with my cat and scroll through Eros Now until something sounds […]

“In This Stunning New Music Video About Romance and Consent, Marzi Hai Minimum”

The cool kids in the Garden of Consent roll a die and play hopscotch to determine what sexy times they’re going to get up to today and construct kinky fantasies as their supportive girlfriends cheer […]