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IIF Awards, Hindi Cinema, 2015

By |December 29th, 2015|Awards, reviews|

In our inaugural annual list, we choose the best technical, all-around and artistic efforts of Hindi films in 2015.

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The Deaf Leopards of 2015

By |December 27th, 2015|Critics Speak, reviews|

An anonymous music vigilante lists the 8 WORST Hindi film albums of 2015. In the process, he/she risks being lynched by tone-deaf producers and music directors who seem to be scoring for weddings instead of movies.

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The Third Wheels of 2015

By |December 23rd, 2015|Awards, Features, reviews|

We look back at some of the best, under-the-radar supporting performances - both male and female - in Hindi films in 2015.

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“The unspoken word is the most cinematic element of filmmaking.”

By |December 21st, 2015|Interviews|

Perhaps the most experimental filmmaker in mainstream Hindi cinema, Imtiaz Ali speaks to us about his vivid movies, methods, collaborations, philosophy, literature and criticism.

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Fandry: The Shame Of Being Different

By |December 17th, 2015|Critics Speak, reviews|

Film critic Tanul Thakur writes about the charming little Marathi-language film, Nagraj Manjule's 'Fandry'.

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In Conversation with Hansal Mehta

By |December 14th, 2015|Interviews|

An honest and outspoken Hansal Mehta (Shahid, CityLights, Aligarh) speaks extensively about his journey, mistakes, changes, film criticism, politics, Anurag Kashyap, independence and much more.

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Film Review: In Their Shoes (documentary)

By |December 11th, 2015|reviews|

We take a look at filmmaker Atul Sabharwal's personal and pleasantly informative documentary 'In Their Shoes' - about his roots, his family shoe business in Agra, and the gentle fading of one of the purest forms of craftsmanship.

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For The Love Of Peddling

By |December 7th, 2015|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Vasan Bala, the talented filmmaker behind 'Peddlers' (Cannes Critics' Week 2012), speaks about his journey, frustrations, his stubbornness and vision, Bombay Velvet (which he co-wrote) and much more.

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Film Review: Madhureeta Anand’s KAJARYA

By |December 4th, 2015|reviews|

Rahul Desai reviews the well-intentioned indie Kajarya, a perplexing cross between a low-budget docudrama and a silly potboiler.

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Right Mood, Wrong Season

By |December 2nd, 2015|reviews|

Review of the angsty, well-acted but tonally incomplete indie drama 'Coffee Bloom', which released in select Indian cinemas in March, 2015.