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Review, M Cream: A hazy, unambiguous look at self-discovery.

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Our review of the semi-psychedelic 'M Cream', a road movie about a group of Delhi kids in search of a mythical drug...and themselves.

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Film Review: INTERIOR CAFE NIGHT (short)

By |July 18th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Film critic Rahul Desai writes about a simple little short film starring stage veterans Naseeruddin Shah and Shernaz Patel.

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Film Review: Leena Yadav’s ‘Parched’

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

Suchin Mehrotra reviews Leena Yadav's much-decorated rural drama, 'Parched', after managing to catch it at the London Indian Film Festival.

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U Turn Review: audacious, engaging ride to a tepid finale

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

Review of 'Lucia' director Pawan Kumar's intriguing new Kannada-language thriller 'U Turn'.


India’s New Independent Cinema: Rise of the Hybrid

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Features, Interviews, reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

A renowned Indian film academician introduces and writes about his new book -- Rise of the Hybrid -- the world's first full-fledged and researched book on new Indian indies.

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IIF Awards, Hindi Cinema, 2016 (First Half)

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards, Critics Speak, Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our importantly-named "IIF AWARDS" is back: with dubious and not-so-dubious categories about the best & worst of Hindi cinema from the FIRST HALF of 2016.

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A dawn of recurring darkness

By |July 1st, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Our review of 'Fireflies in the Abyss', an affecting and well-constructed documentary about the lives of immigrant Nepali miners in Meghalaya.

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Brahman Naman makes ‘LOSER’ cool and ‘COOL’ looser.

By |June 29th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

A producer writes about her take on Q's latest film, a comedy (believe it) named 'Brahman Naman', which had its India Premiere this week.

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Review, KRITI: The perils of writing too hard.

By |June 28th, 2016|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Our review of Shirish Kunder's psychological-thriller short film, Kriti, starring Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte and Neha Sharma.

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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.