Quite possibly the most relevant horror film because it is not stemming from any grotesque fantasy or imagination. It is a fraction of a very possible reality. The gravity of eventual fate is only increasing with time. And as I said before, the lack of public knowledge around this mixed with rising right-wing sentiment is leading us to a collective doom.
Was kinda doubtful of the animation style but it only went on to increase its importance as the film progressed. Completely holds your interest and becomes a taut thriller in flashes. It is acoustically and visually exciting, with its pop culture references, painting recreations and choice of songs. Falls short of being perfect with a convenient ending. However, that too comes with its fair share of ambiguity. Well...
If they tell you that Hitler was a patriot, punch them in the nose. It's not a solution but they should know that third-party trauma can be channelized into violence against oppressors.
If they tell you that Hitler was thrown out of art school and hence it is understandable, kick them in the groin. It's not a solution but they should know that third-party trauma can be channelized into violence against oppressors.
If they tell you our Pradhaansevak can't be…
Masala cinema can and must be political. Karnan does what I had been desiring for a long while. Sure, arthouse depiction of struggle, human condition, grief and oppression has novelty. It's subtle and yet, angry enough to move people. But it isn't the only way. Karnan is built by treading on a completely different path. It's charged. It's celebratory. It's sexist too but then, the battle here is different and it's better to be real than being a fantasy hero.…