In a return to the true mainstream, we talk about the December 2017 Mohan Raja – Sivakarthikeyan – Fahadh starrer Velaikkaaran. We had a rather wide, ranging discussion about the movie as well as the meta movie within it. A film that really suffers from excess but is redeemed really by its inventiveness and the occasional sparkling dialog.

A lovely article by Amartya Sen on what Marx means (or should mean) today.

Music for the pod from here.