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Mangoes in Hindi cinema

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , |

A very seasonal look at fleeting cameos by everyone's favourite fruit in Hindi cinema.

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RAKKHOSH: The making of India’s first POV film

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , , |

Creative producer Prashen H. Kyawal writes about the fulfilling and challenging journey of making India's first POV film, RAKKHOSH, which is now streaming on Netflix.

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The visual language of “Once Again”

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, movies we loved|Tags: , , , , |

Film critic Rahul Desai writes about the visual language and curious frames of Kanwal Sethi's 'middle-aged love story,' ONCE AGAIN.

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The tragic masculinity of Music Teacher

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, movies we loved, reviews|Tags: , , , |

An essay on the haunted protagonist of Sarthak Dasgupta's MUSIC TEACHER.

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Photograph: Memories of time

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva does a deep-dive into Ritesh Batra's fourth film, PHOTOGRAPH, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra.

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Urban existentialism in a Turkish tragicomedy

By |June 20th, 2019|Categories: Film Festivals, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Rahul Desai writes about a game-changing Turkish drama that premiered at the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival.

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Megha Ramaswamy on being “the odd” one in

By |June 14th, 2019|Categories: Film Festivals, Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

An interview with hybrid filmmaker Megha Ramaswamy, whose new music-themed series, The Odds, featuring Abhay Deol and Yashaswini Dayama, is setting the festival circuit alive.

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Pro view: Impact of technology on entertainment

By |June 8th, 2019|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , |

A professional art designer writes about the positive impact of technology on the entertainment industry.

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Random movie trivia

By |June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , |

A (random) look at a few identical film themes, hidden nuggets and striking visual cues.

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Sonchiriya: The goodness of evil

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the themes of Abhishek Chaubey's brilliant and underrated "Indian Western," Sonchiriya.