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Review: Bhonsle

By |July 6th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|

Rachit Raj reviews Devashish Makhija's BHONSLE, now streaming on SonyLiv.

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IIF Podcast: The art of cutting trailers

By |July 4th, 2020|EditorPicksLarge, Interviews, Podcasts|

Our latest behind-the-scenes artist featured is Maulik Sharma, a specialist "trailer editor" in conversation with IIF contributor Aditya Khanna.

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Gulabo Sitabo: The price of life

By |July 1st, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the themes and imagery of Shoojit Sircar's GULABO SITABO.

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IIF Podcast: Aarya & Bulbbul

By |June 27th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

PODCAST: Five film critics discuss Hotstar's AARYA and Netflix's BULBBUL, two drastically different but similarly themed Hindi-language releases this year.

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The visual feeling of Bulbbul

By |June 25th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplaySmall|

Our review of Anvita Dutt's BULBBUL, now streaming on Netflix.

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Kachra: A life of societal lockdown

By |June 22nd, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplaySmall|

In these times of social isolation, Rachit Raj identifies a deeper significance of the character Kachra from Lagaan.

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IIF Podcast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Gulabo Sitabo & Da 5 Bloods

By |June 19th, 2020|EditorPicksSmall, Podcasts|

Four film critics speak about a complicated weekend at the movies: Sushant Singh Rajput, Gulabo Sitabo and Da 5 Bloods.

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Film review: AXONE

By |June 17th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|

Our review of Nicholas Kharkongor's Netflix-streaming film, AXONE.

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Framed for Eternity: Sushant Singh Rajput

By |June 15th, 2020|Analysis, frontslider|

A young film critic looks within after the untimely death of Sushant Singh Rajput.

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Puppetry & Ventriloquism in Hindi Cinema

By |June 14th, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge, EditorPicksSmall|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the narrative device of puppetry and ventriloquism in Hindi cinema.

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Review: Gulabo Sitabo

By |June 13th, 2020|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Shoojit Sircar's GULABO SITABO, the first of many direct-to-OTT Bollywood releases this year.

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IIF Podcast: Chintu Ka Birthday

By |June 9th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Three film critics discuss the heck out of "Chintu Ka Birthday," the bittersweet anti-war drama streaming on Zee5.

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Critic Diaries: A copy+paste tale

By |June 6th, 2020|Critics Speak, News, NewsDisplaySmall|

A film critic finds that a social media user has been passing off several published movie reviews as his own Facebook reviews. What happens next?

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The “Gulabo Sitabo” album is a sight for sore ears

By |June 5th, 2020|reviews|

Rohit Mehrotra raves about the Shantanu Moitra-scored music album of the upcoming GULABO SITABO.

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Understanding the trinity of Eeb Allay Ooo!

By |June 3rd, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge, reviews|

Jayjit Sarkar takes a deeper look at the trinity – the man, the animal, the God – of Prateek Vats' Eeb Allay Ooo!

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IIF Podcast: The Future of Film Equipment Rentals

By |May 31st, 2020|EditorPicksSmall, Podcasts|

Filmmaker Vaibhav Munjal chats with Pratik Jain, the founder of a leading Mumbai-based camera equipment rental company.

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We Are One: MAMI to screen 4 Indian films

By |May 28th, 2020|News, News, NewsDisplayLarge|

Four Indian films, curated by the Mumbai Film Festival, will screen at #WeAreOne, the global Youtube Film Festival starting from May 29th, 2020.

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Review: Betaal (Netflix)

By |May 26th, 2020|reviews|

Our review of Patrick Graham's BETAAL, the second Netflix-Red Chillies misfire after Bard of Blood.