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Let’s not talk about sex

By |June 25th, 2016|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Our guest writer Suchin Mehrotra returns with a tragically relevant piece on the horrid perception of eroticism and adult-themed films in Hindi cinema.

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Discovering New World Cinema In India

By |June 21st, 2016|Categories: Film Festivals, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

A chat with senior journalist, curator and film critic Meenakshi Shedde, about the 'Indian Film Appreciation Workshop' she is conducting this weekend with Avid Learning -- and the need for more such initiatives.

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Film Review: DHANAK

By |June 17th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , |

Our review of Nagesh Kukunoor's 13th feature film, Dhanak, a cute little children's film that thrives on an overdose of dreams and goodness.

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Waiting no more

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Atika Chohan, the talented writer behind two of the more perceptive contemporary Hindi films of recent times, speaks to us about her young career, misconceptions about her craft, Anu Menon's Waiting, and more.

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A Comparison of Film Certification Boards.

By |June 10th, 2016|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , |

Producer Vivek Kumar weighs in on the CBFC controversy by writing about his experiences of dealing with different boards (countries) of film certification.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Cutting Edges

By |June 9th, 2016|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , , |

Propelled by the recent CBFC 'Udta Punjab' controversy, filmmaker Vasan Bala writes a passionate, eye-popping piece about the tragically cruel journey of India's contemporary storytellers.

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Album Review: RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0

By |June 6th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Music critic Rohit Mehrotra breaks down -- and thanks the song Gods for -- composer Ram Sampath's deliciously dark new music album: Anurag Kashyap's Raman Raghav 2.0.

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Film Review: THITHI (Kannada)

By |June 4th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , |

Rahul Desai's review of the excellent Kannada-language film, Thithi, directed by 26-year-old Raam Reddy.

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Writers’ Corner with Pawan Sony

By |June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We chat with Pawan Sony, the specialist screenwriter behind some of the more interesting Hindi-language titles over the years.

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The Unbearable Lightness Of Waiting

By |May 30th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Where we explore the stricken minds of Anu Menon's lovely little film, Waiting, starring Kalki and Naseeruddin Shah as two disillusioned spouses on the opposite ends of the grief spectrum.