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IIF Awards, Hindi Cinema, 2017

By |December 30th, 2017|Features, movies we loved, reviews|

Our annual awards "show" across all categories for the best and worst of Hindi cinema.

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For the love of “Love and Shukla”

By |December 27th, 2017|Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

The director of "Love and Shukla" writes about the journey of his little film -- one of the few Indian titles setting the film festival circuit ablaze in 2017.

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No Smoking: Of Kafkaesque Souls

By |December 22nd, 2017|Features|

Our film analyst Pankaj Sachdeva delves deep and lavish into one of his all-time favourite films, Anurag Kashyap's NO SMOKING.

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In conversation with Vikrant Massey

By |December 17th, 2017|Interviews|

A chat with Vikrant Massey, the young actor responsible for one of the movie performances of 2017 -- as Shutu in Konkana Sen Sharma's A Death In The Gunj.

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A Year of Firsts: Best Debut Films of 2017

By |December 13th, 2017|Features|

A YEAR OF FIRSTS: We list the 13 best "first films" of Hindi cinema in 2017.

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SHALA: The Ethereal Pangs of Childhood

By |December 8th, 2017|Film Festivals, movies we loved, reviews|

A lovely throwback to the sweet coming-of-age Marathi childhood drama, SHALA (2011), by film critic Tanul Thakur.

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Notes from an Ethno-indie Filmmaker

By |December 5th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

Our chat with the man of the hour, Malayalam director Lijo Jose Pellissery, months after his hyperkinetic indie, 'Angamaly Diaries,' captured the nation's imagination.