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The inherent oldness of alcoholism

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Alcoholism in cinema should have a language. And it needs to come from the actors. Rahul Desai writes about "addiction in the movies" here.

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In Focus: Hardik Mehta’s “Kaamyaab”

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Film Festivals, Interviews|Tags: , , , |

Manoj Sharma chats with Hardik Mehta, whose first feature-length film, Kaamyaab, starring Sanjay Mishra, recently screened in Paris after the 2018 Busan Film Festival.

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Elevators in Hindi cinema

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva returns with a fascinating trivia article about the use of "elevators" in Hindi cinema.

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Moving with the movies

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , |

"Lost the Plot" founder Nikita Naiknavare writes about Film Caravan: a one-of-a-kind travelling film, music and performing arts festival.

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Of Grieving fathers in “Manchester By The Sea” and “Talaash”

By |January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about grief and fatherhood in two disparate but evocative films that explore this theme.

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Growing old at the movies

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak|Tags: , , , , , |

Film critic Rahul Desai writes an essay associating his late grandfather with the moments of Pushan Kripalani's little-known indie, "The Threshold" (2015), which stars Neena Gupta and Rajit Kapur.

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Manmarziyaan: Let your soul fly

By |January 11th, 2019|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the politics of love and cinematic inspiration in Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan (2018).

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Food Lessons from Hindi Cinema in 2018

By |January 4th, 2019|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , |

A unique Hindi cinema year-ender for 2018 by Pankaj Sachdeva detailing an old Indian favourite: Food in films

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iiF Awards, Hindi Cinema, 2018

By |December 31st, 2018|Categories: Awards, Features, movies we loved, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

The fourth edition of our custom-made iiF Awards is here. Rewarding the best and worst of Hindi cinema in 2018.

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The immortality of grief

By |December 26th, 2018|Categories: Critics Speak, Features, reviews|Tags: , , , |

A rock-climbing documentary and a space biopic collide to form a celestial body of fragile humanity.