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The necessary nakedness of Wildlife

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak|Tags: , , |

Rahul Desai writes about Paul Dano's directorial debut WILDLIFE, and the uniqueness of its dysfunctional family story.

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Nerdy movie trivia

By |September 7th, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva puts together a charming list of random movie trivia – exploring everything from striking colour palettes and film posters to irreverent opening credits.

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No country for old love

By |September 1st, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak|Tags: , , |

A column on Aadish Keluskar's JAOO KAHAN BATA AE DIL.

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Dar Gai: The Queen of Edginess

By |September 1st, 2019|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

An interview with eclectic filmmaker Dar Gai, a Ukrainian national who has taken the Indian indie filmmaking scene by storm over the last few years.

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Share: Play, rewind, relapse

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, Film Festivals, reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Film critic Poulomi Das writes about SHARE, Pippa Bianco's breakout high-school drama about the unending trauma of a teenaged assault survivor in the internet age.

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The Bombay of modern Hindi cinema

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak|Tags: , , , , , |

We take a look how a certain dimension of Maximum City – "the immigrant's Mumbai" – is being represented in contemporary Hindi cinema and short films.

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18 Years of Dil Chahta Hai

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva looks back at the relationships that formed the core of the 18-year-old DIL CHAHTA HAI, the defining Hindi film of the multiplex generation.

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Desi pulp ka pasha: Crime, lust & honey

By |August 10th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, reviews|Tags: , , , |

We look back at Desi Pulp ka Pasha, a short documentary about the creator of smutty true-crime spreads like Madhur Kathayen, Crime & Detective and Manohar Kahaniyaan.

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Awarapan: Love will set you free

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about arguably Mohit Suri's best film, the 2007 romantic action thriller AWARAPAN.

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Sid Meer and the colours of indie India

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

We have a long overdue conversation with Sid Meer – post-production wizard, master colourist and 'Bridge Postworks' founder – about the specifics of his craft and the "look" of indie filmmaking in India.