How comedy can change the way we think and act

Whether you’re sharing an amusing story down the pub, making a self-deprecating joke after someone pays you a compliment or telling a dark joke at a funeral, humour is everywhere. But what is it for? And can humour, as comedy, change how we feel, what we think or even what we do? As an integral […]

‘Bir Bikram’ movie review: Unpolished storytelling

Chams Entertainment From the glorification of friendship to the romanticisation of suffering (and everything in between), director Milan Chams’ second feature Bir Bikram has all the trappings of popular cinema. What it sorely lacks, however, is the sensitivity required to properly execute them for the movie’s favour. ‎The result, thus, is unsettling with jarring transitions […]