How ‘Chollywood’ blockbuster Wolf Warriors 2 echoes changes in China’s foreign policy

When Hollywood is not being criticised for being a liberal mouthpiece, it is often viewed as a front for American foreign policy. The time-honoured example of this is the Rambo series wherein Sylvester Stallone’s invincible super soldier battles America’s communist enemies. The Rambo films were shot against the reheating of the Cold War in the […]

Arundhati Roy’s new novel lays India bare, unveiling worlds within our world

Wearing two hats at once can be an uncomfortable fit, but it does not seem to bother the author Arundhati Roy, who for most of her life has railed against state excesses and corporate exploitation while also wielding the pen. Maybe she does not think of these two jobs as different, but rather as extensions […]