The Futile Podcast

The Futile Podcast

By Ram Venkat Srikar
Unpretentious conversations encircling cinema. Every Sunday, hopefully.
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Ulysses, Phantom Thread, Her, Raavanan, and a lot of tiny musings

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Modern Telugu Cinema, Relatability, Sekhar Kammula, Schindler's List, and more.
In this episode, Ram and Sagar's conversation begins with modern Telugu cinema, before taking a shape of its own.
49:10
July 5, 2020
Representation of Police Brutality in Indian Cinema
Earlier this week, news broke out about the brutal custodial murder of a father and son in Thoothukudi, Tamil India, India. In a country that celebrates police in films, the line between heroism and police brutality blurs without our knowledge. Here is a brief discussion among three cinephiles who grew up watching cops kick asses of thugs. Does the heroism stand the same today? #JusticeforJayarajAndFenix
35:13
June 27, 2020
Ulysses, Phantom Thread, Her, Raavanan, and a lot of tiny musings
In this episode, Ram (@ramvenkatsrikar) and Sagar (iasragas) talk about plenty of films and a bit of literature.
45:24
June 20, 2020
A pretentious conversation about documentaries
In this episode, Ram Venkat Srikar and Sai Sagar indulge in a brief conversation about documentaries and films based on real-life.
40:36
June 6, 2020
The Futile Podcast: Past Decade of Telugu Cinema
Random musings of good and bad Telugu films of the 2010s.
1:29:15
June 4, 2020