Murtaza Ali Khan is an independent film critic based out of New Delhi, India. He is the Author of the movie blog “A Potpourri of Vestiges”. His education spans science, technology and management. Cinema is not only his passion but also his greatest obsession. His all-time favorite filmmakers are Akira Kurosawa, Stanley Kubrick, Luis Bunuel, Andrei Tarkovsky, Charles Chaplin, Orson Welles, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Satyajit Ray, Fritz Lang, Jean-Pierre Melville, Sergio Leone, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, and Lars von Trier.
Short films are becoming more and more mainstream.
01/02/2018 11:42 AM IST
At a time when the heavyweights stumbled, we had a bunch of small-budget films that showed us the way forward.
27/12/2017 3:30 PM IST
It seemed promising at first.
21/11/2017 10:43 AM IST
INTERVIEW: Today, Japanese Movie World Does Not Operate On Directors’ Brand Anymore, Says Actress Yuna Taira
The opening film of the Japanese Film Festival was Takeshi Furusawa’s ReLIFE – based on a popular web manga.
21/11/2017 9:34 AM IST
Tanuja Chandra is back after 9 years.
13/11/2017 9:05 AM IST
Relevant and realistic.
09/11/2017 10:57 AM IST
All those who have compared Ittefaq with Rashomon are clearly missing the point.
06/11/2017 11:12 AM IST
Aamir Khan shines as the catalyst who enables a mother and her daughter to break free, find purpose and fulfilment.
24/10/2017 8:38 AM IST
Junaid, a short documentary made by a group of four student filmmakers from AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, Sarah Rifai, Raza Ansari, Mehtab Shah and Daud Arif, was recently screened at Khudai Khidmat...
16/10/2017 10:06 AM IST
After careful scrutiny, I have chosen the best of the best for you from the Netflix India's October 2017 catalogue. Here are my top picks from their originals, or licensed series, shows, and movies: 1...
15/10/2017 9:22 AM IST
Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, who previously directed the Akshay Kumar blockbuster Airlift, Chef, is a film about Roshan Kalra, an Indian chef, working abroad. Roshan gets fired for assaulting a Whi...
10/10/2017 9:06 AM IST
The film spotlights a young playwright who rebels against his fascist mentor.
04/10/2017 12:33 PM IST
"Just because children read about a boy and girl kissing, they are not going to become promiscuous."
02/10/2017 1:39 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi shine.
23/09/2017 10:27 AM IST
Farhan Akhtar is criminally miscast.
20/09/2017 8:59 AM IST
The film reflects none of the acrimony that went into its making.
19/09/2017 11:41 AM IST
The nominees for the 2017 Emmy Awards were announced on 13 July 2017 by Shemar Moore and Anna Chlumsky. An Emmy nomination is like a seal of quality in many ways. So the shows that get nominated get s...
14/09/2017 8:39 AM IST
Feroz Abbas Khan’s musical is currently running in Delhi.
12/09/2017 7:58 AM IST
A treat for action enthusiasts and Ajay Devgn fans.
06/09/2017 9:33 AM IST
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