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Jai Arjun Singh's Jabberwock

Reviews, profiles and general musings by a Delhi-based
writer

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My contribution to Sight and Sound’s greatest films poll
My contribution to Sight and Sound’s greatest films poll
One of the more exciting things to happen recently is that I got to contribute to the latest Sight and Sound Greatest Films of All Time poll......
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Why did my Friend Cry? On vulnerable child actors and ‘humanist’ directors
Why did my Friend Cry? On vulnerable child actors and ‘humanist’ directors
(my latest Economic Times column) ------------------------ One of my personal rewards teaching film history over the past few weeks has been......
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\'Morality\' in horror: how I learnt to stop worrying and love the sanskaari, chainsaw-wielding monster
Uday Bhatia wolfishly asked me to write a horror-related essay as an adjunct to this week’s Mint Lounge cover by Rituparna Sengupta. It was......
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A classroom tryst with nepotism: on the obscure origins of Princess Leia
A classroom tryst with nepotism: on the obscure origins of Princess Leia
Whatever your views on nepotism in cinema, it can make things a lot easier for a film teacher trying to provide points of identification to ......
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The boy stood on a sinking island: about Anees Salim\
The boy stood on a sinking island: about Anees Salim\'s The Bellboy
I loved Anees Salim’s latest novel The Bellboy, and rank it with earlier favourites such as Vanity Bagh, Tales from a Vending Machine and Th......
2 Months Ago
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‘Gory’ tera gaon bada pyaara: slasher queen on the Yellow Brick Road
‘Gory’ tera gaon bada pyaara: slasher queen on the Yellow Brick Road
In my Economic Times column, I wrote about two great new films by Ti West -- X and its prequel Pearl . (Pleased that the print layout for t......
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