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Now Streaming: Sex Education Season 2 Review

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Streaming On: Netflix When Sex Education arrived last year, minds were blown in the way physical relationships were presented with heart and humour. It wasn’t a sex comedy, it wasn’t a dark erotic trip but just a very real and human approach to problems and pleasures of intimacy. By the …

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Deep Focus: The Soori-Leela Confrontation Sequence In Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe

Deep Focus: The Soori-Leela Confrontation Sequence In Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe

All individual stories in Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe begin with a confrontation: the confrontation of transwoman Shilpa/Manickam with her estranged family, the confrontation of adultery in the Vembu/Mugil story, and the mother/son confrontation in Leela’s household. My focus here is the sequence where Soori is distraught after sighting his mother …

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Just One Question: Naezy

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Naezy makes music with a message. The rapper has often spoken about creating “conscious hip-hop” that tackles social and political issues, through songs such as ‘Haq Hai’ and ‘Azaad Hu Main’. We met him after the release of his new 6-track album, Maghreb, and, at a time when protests against …

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