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Isha Vibhakar

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Do we really need diversity quotas at The Oscars?

As a testament to being “far from the shallow now”, the Academy Awards have rolled out new eligibility reforms for the Best Picture category as part of the Academy Aperture 2025 initiative
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LGBTQ+ History Month: how is lesbian desire represented on screen?

Based on the recurring theme of an exploration of love that is replete in its anonymity and wistful yearning, this article will discuss how WLW films are not just about Victorian corsets.
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Salzburg at Christmas

The Croft Magazine // Isha Vibhakar tells us how best to spend a festive break in Salzburg : because it's never too early to get planning for Christmas 2021.
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An ode to Kathryn Bigelow: a trailblazer for female filmmakers

Transposing the abstract to narrative, a painter turned auteur Kathryn Bigelow defied all odds by being the only woman to have won Best Director in the history of Oscars.
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'On the Rocks' is another case of style over substance for director Sofia Coppola

Coppola’s films are usually accused of style over substance with a lack of interest in plot and On the Rocks is proof of that
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"Enola Holmes" is a Fleabag-esque Victorian romp, despite the controversy surrounding it

Millie Bobby Brown plays a sprightly Enola Holmes with incisive insights into her character by delivering asides where we get to unravel the mystery with her
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