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Musings on Mysskin’s Psycho

I really liked this film! Yes, it is not perfect – far from it in fact. But I ended up buying most of it, despite how bizarre it was. There were parts which were offensive, parts which were too bad to even be thought of as bizarre or quirky, but I found the symbolism and imagery rather fascinating. And here I attempt to find out why I liked it as much as I did.

(Disclaimer: I have read so many think-pieces on this so some of them might have unconsciously inspired my thoughts, but I’ll try to be as original as I can. Also, SPOILERS ALERT – READ ONLY IF YOU HAVE WATCHED THE FILM!)

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Thoughts on Thappad

Enough and more has been written about Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad – from the day of its release to now when its finally on Amazon Prime. I don’t know what can I add on to what has already been said about the film, but I also really want to talk about it. Thappad is a film which got so many things right, but what I really liked about is its mostly accurate representations of how patriarchy manifests itself in the daily life of woman. Most of the time we don’t even notice them when they happen, that is how much patriarchy has been ingrained into us. (SPOILERS AHEAD)

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