Reviews

Reams of dreams

Rabi Thapa | December 22, 2015

There are at least two ways to go about telling a story. More straightforward, though not necessarily easier, is to document societies and situations that amuse, frustrate, illuminate.

Rest In peace

Ben Ayers | November 16, 2015

These are both films about death in the cold, in the thin air, for little reason except pride or wealth or foolishness.

Migration as freedom, migration as dukha

Niranjan Kunwar | July 23, 2015

“Widespread narratives of migration always involves dukha,” explained Sharma. But migration is also associated with freedom. “How do we understand this conflict?”

Waiting for O’Neill

Nepalikukur | July 3, 2015

How does one evaluate Parnab Mukherjee

V-Day in the Valley

Charlie Chaulagain | April 20, 2015

How does it feel when someone coldly asks you to lie down and spread your legs?

Retrospectives on modern Nepal

Pranab Man Singh | April 9, 2015

Anyone who goes to this retrospective will quickly dismiss any suggestion that Nepali art is a second-rate derivation of Western stylistics.

Review: Khagendra Lamichhane

Sushrut Acharya | January 2, 2015

Besides the usual requirements of a successful theatre production, the solo performance presents the actor with a specific set of challenges. How does he convey the nuances of an interaction when half of the dialogue isn’t heard? What does he do to convey the particulars of a story when the other characters aren’t seen? Or, […]

राजनीतिको भगीरथ कर्म

उज्ज्वल प्रसार्इं | September 29, 2014

पत्रकार प्रशान्त झाको किताब ब्याटल्स अफ द न्यु रिपब्लिकले संघर्षको पृष्ठभूमि उधिन्छ, भएका उपलब्धि कति हुन्, त्यसको नाप जोख गर्छ। र, तिनलाई संस्थागत गर्ने क्रममा भएका व्यवहारिक राजनीतिक रस्साकस्सिका विचित्र किस्सा सुनाउँछ ।

रोमान्चक शहरको मौलिक इतिहास

नयन-पी-सिन्धुलीय | September 6, 2014

काठमाडौं, लेखक – थोमस बेल, रेन्डम हाउस इन्डिया, ४६३ पृष्ठ विश्वविद्यालयमा इतिहासको अध्ययन सकी बेलायतबाट नेपाल बरालिएका थोमस बेलले लगभग एक दशकमा काठमाडौं र नेपाललाई अत्यन्त नजिकबाट देखे-भोगेका छन् । यसैहप्ता विमोचित पहिलो आलेखात्मक पुस्तक ‘काठमाडौँ’ मार्फत बेलले यो अत्यन्त रोमान्चक तर विरोधाभासपूर्ण कर्मथलोको बिल्कुल मौलिक र ऐतिहासिक अन्वेषण सार्बजनिक गरेका छन् । बेलायती अखबारहरूका लागि स्वतन्त्र पत्रकारिता गर्दै […]