The fiction of men

After you find out that a male writer has been a lesser person than you thought he was, have you found it harder to read and appreciate his work? I bet you have. I'm sure it's the case with female, rather non-male, writers too but most examples we know are those of men. Now, I… Continue reading The fiction of men

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Fantasy and pseudoscience in Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’

Rajinikanth's film 2.0, which released last year, was recently uploaded on Amazon Prime and I finally watched it in its entirety. It is a dumpster-fire of masculinity, sexism and misogyny, which is not surprising after Petta was what it was. 2.0 also goes one step further and confuses fantasy for license to peddle pseudoscience, ultimately… Continue reading Fantasy and pseudoscience in Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’