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Mahi-bharata: The much-told story

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Mainstream, reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Rahul Desai's review of the much-awaited biopic, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.

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Vijay Varma: The red-bloodedness of ‘PINK’

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Interviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We speak to Vijay Varma, an actor who, overnight, has become a sensation for lending an uncomfortably real face to the entitled and misogynistic injustice of the film, PINK.

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Pyaasa: The immortal thirst for self-expression

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Features, movies we loved, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Pranav Joshi, an engineering student and film connoisseur, lyrically reflects on Guru Dutt's classic, Pyaasa -- and its timeless themes of injustice and self-expression.

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PARCHED: Fifty Shades of thirst

By |September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Critics Speak, Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Rahul Desai writes about Leena Yadav's PARCHED -- an effective, if slightly laborious, film about three rural Indian women aching to break free.

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Review: ‘A DEATH IN THE GUNJ’ cuts close to reality

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Film Festivals, reviews|Tags: , , , |

Our review of the much-awaited 'A Death In A Gunj', directed by Konkana Sen Sharma, which premiered at TIFF '16 and will be the opening film at this year's Mumbai Film Festival.

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Me, Myself and Shreelancer

By |September 18th, 2016|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , |

Indie film crusader Sandeep Mohan, who has just completed his third feature-length project 'Shreelancer,' explores his own state of mind at this juncture.

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Pink eyes and blue ears

By |September 15th, 2016|Categories: Mainstream, reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Rahul Desai's essay on the conflicted eyes and hapless ears of the mainstream film 'Pink' -- starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu.

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Review, Dear Dad: A simple, boring straight line.

By |September 13th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Our review of Arvind Swamy starrer, Dear Dad -- a progressive Hindi-language indie that pivots solely on one stretched father-son moment.

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Where’s the funny?

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Jaane Bhi De, Yaar. Writer Suchin Mehrotra mourns the gradual demise of the great Hindi-language B-town comedy.

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Film Review: A FLYING JATT

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: Mainstream, reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Mainstream Alert: Our review of the week's 'big ticket' movie, the Tiger Shroff starrer, A FLYING JATT. In short, we're missing the indies.