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Review: BALA

By |November 12th, 2019|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews BALA, the latest in a string of feel-good Ayushmann Khurrana social-message entertainers.

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Review: Saand Ki Aankh

By |October 25th, 2019|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Saand Ki Aaankh, starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar as 60-something rural grandmothers who become senior shooting champions.

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The best of MAMI 2019

By |October 25th, 2019|Film Festivals|

We present to you the best of world cinema – rated from 2 stars to 5 stars – from MAMI 2019.

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Review: LAAL KAPTAAN

By |October 20th, 2019|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Navdeep Singh's LAAL KAPTAAN, starring Saif Ali Khan and dust.

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MAMI 2019: The best possible schedule

By |October 15th, 2019|Film Festivals|

The best possible (suburban) schedule for your 2019 MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

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Review: The Sky Is Pink

By |October 12th, 2019|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Shonali Bose's bittersweet terminal drama, THE SKY IS PINK.

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A Hard Day’s Knight

By |October 7th, 2019|Interviews|

A throwback to Lagaan's most enduring character, Kachra, and the affable actor behind the wily leg-spinner.

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Game Over: Fight like a girl

By |September 30th, 2019|Features, movies we loved|

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about the Taapsee Pannu starrer GAME OVER, Ashwin Saravanan's audacious 2019 movie about video games and sexual assault survivors.

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Kumbalangi Nights: Master of all trades

By |September 24th, 2019|movies we loved, reviews|

A writeup about how the breakout Malayalam hit "Kumbalangi Nights" subtly does full justice to all the social issues it addresses.

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Hidden gem: Kaun Kitney Paani Mein (2015)

By |September 22nd, 2019|movies we loved|

We take a look at a hidden Hindi movie gem from 2015, Kaun Kitney Paani Mein, a tale about rotting royalty and water shortages.

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The necessary nakedness of Wildlife

By |September 14th, 2019|Critics Speak|

Rahul Desai writes about Paul Dano's directorial debut WILDLIFE, and the uniqueness of its dysfunctional family story.

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Nerdy movie trivia

By |September 7th, 2019|Features, movies we loved|

Pankaj Sachdeva puts together a charming list of random movie trivia – exploring everything from striking colour palettes and film posters to irreverent opening credits.

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No country for old love

By |September 1st, 2019|Critics Speak|

A column on Aadish Keluskar's JAOO KAHAN BATA AE DIL.

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Dar Gai: The Queen of Edginess

By |September 1st, 2019|Interviews|

An interview with eclectic filmmaker Dar Gai, a Ukrainian national who has taken the Indian indie filmmaking scene by storm over the last few years.

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Share: Play, rewind, relapse

By |August 26th, 2019|Critics Speak, Film Festivals, reviews|

Film critic Poulomi Das writes about SHARE, Pippa Bianco's breakout high-school drama about the unending trauma of a teenaged assault survivor in the internet age.

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The Bombay of modern Hindi cinema

By |August 20th, 2019|Critics Speak|

We take a look how a certain dimension of Maximum City – "the immigrant's Mumbai" – is being represented in contemporary Hindi cinema and short films.

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18 Years of Dil Chahta Hai

By |August 17th, 2019|Features, movies we loved|

Pankaj Sachdeva looks back at the relationships that formed the core of the 18-year-old DIL CHAHTA HAI, the defining Hindi film of the multiplex generation.

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Desi pulp ka pasha: Crime, lust & honey

By |August 10th, 2019|Critics Speak, reviews|

We look back at Desi Pulp ka Pasha, a short documentary about the creator of smutty true-crime spreads like Madhur Kathayen, Crime & Detective and Manohar Kahaniyaan.