Where no-nonsense Indian Film Critics analyse and speak about their favourite and non-favourite Indie movies.
April has been a difficult month for India. Covid-19 is killing innocent citizens, cinemas have (again) closed, roads are (again) empty, there's nowhere left to go (again). While the government is pulling off a mass genocide under the guise of incompetence, some of us fortunate enough to stay indoors have further retreated into our OTT-watching shells. The Oscars are [...]
A piece on why Denis Villeneuve's ARRIVAL is the definitive pandemic film.
Podcast: Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss the year that was, in terms of both Hindi cinema and film criticism.
By Rahul Desai In my third year of college, the teachers marvelled at me. They cited me as an example to other students. Don’t make excuses. Be like Rahul. The more they embarrassed me like that, the more “rebellious” I tried to look. At one point, a Nike headband, two sweatbands, spiky streaked hair and [...]
Rahul Desai lists down the older streaming titles ("meal movies") he's revisited in August 2020.
A personal essay by a film critic about dinners and dining tables.
Film critics Rahul Desai & Tanul Thakur discuss their differing opinions of Breathe: Into the Shadows, before shedding light on the bigger picture of perspectives and film criticism.
Film critics Rahul Desai and Uday Bhatia do a definitive, long-form Tom Hanks podcast. Because the world needs one right now.
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?
Film critic Rahul Desai writes about a recent experience with a disgruntled filmmaker.
With the pandemic-stricken world in lockdown, young critic Rachit Raj mourns a life without the movies.
Rahul Desai muses on a life beyond films...in the time of the Coronavirus pandemic and social isolation.
Film critic Poulomi Das writes about Tanuja Chandra's intimate new documentary, "Aunty Sudha, Aunty Radha".
Rahul Desai's column on the subtext of Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
An essay on the movies and shows that have eerily captured the "invisible horrors" of fascist systems in 2019.
Rahul Desai writes about Paul Dano's directorial debut WILDLIFE, and the uniqueness of its dysfunctional family story.
A column on Aadish Keluskar's JAOO KAHAN BATA AE DIL.