One of the most telling moments in Obaidah Zytoon's stunning documentary The War Show is a face-off between two sets of protesters in a small Syrian town square, one that lies completely in ruins. Bot...
What rock do all these cinephiles who attend MAMI suddenly emerge from every year? It's a thought I have every single year, when I stand in queues and overhear — or have — conversations. A...
Nearly a decade on, Cristian Mungiu's Palme D'or-winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) continues to be one of the most devastating films I've ever watched. His latest, Graduation (originally Baca...
There goes that diet. The 18th Mumbai Film Festival has officially begun, kick-started by a fabulous opening ceremony at the newly refurbished Royal Opera House. For regular attendees such as this wri...
This upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed Israeli hit ‘Prisoners of War’ is one of the most expensive Indian shows of all time, but its budget isn't its only selling point.
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Rohit Mittal's feature film debut, a mockumentary about a deranged auto rickshaw driver, is sharply written and impeccably acted.
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A police complaint objecting to the exhibition of 'Jago Hua Savera', considered a masterpiece of South Asian cinema, has, sadly, achieved its objective.
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Please let Robert Langdon's latest outing be his last.
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The actor passed away in 2009, but has a cameo in this week's release 'Shivangam', thanks to the wonders of CGI.
Colonial Cousins, featuring Hariharan and Lesle Lewis, will be the opening act at a folk-fusion music festival this weekend, and are planning to get back into the groove.
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The two even have the exact same release date, only 11 years apart.
This indie, which has received several positive reviews on the film festival circuit, is a drama on the complex relationship between three men.
Don't believe everything you read.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s latest is a gorgeous-looking drama let down by a threadbare script, amateurish acting, and unbearably laboured storytelling.
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Kolkata-based dream pop duo Parekh & Singh's new video takes inspiration from the 'Moonrise Kingdom' director's distinctive visual style.
"I am not competing with Hindi or Indian cinema, because now my children are watching everything."
Nitpicking lvl: musician.
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s courtroom drama strikes a raw nerve with its subject, but is undone by half-baked writing, sloppy editing, and some terrible acting.