October 14, 2018"Part morbid-fantasy, mostly magic-realism... An artsy, gutsy mix of mythology, history, horror, and moral science."
September 27, 2018"A milestone film of sorts, Village Rockstars epitomises the trials and tribulations, and heralds the coming of age, of a filmmaker, of her protagonist, and of the indie film movement in India."
September 7, 2018Cinematic adaption of a famous Persian narrative poem based on the true story of another poet and his lover
August 3, 2018Saibal Chatterjee: "At the heart Mulk is a fearless spirit that is a far cry from the abject timidity of Bollywood, an industry that believes in upholding the status quo even if it threatens to endanger the precious pluralistic ethos that lies at the foundation of this vast nation."
July 28, 2018Sukanya Verma: "56-year-old Tom Cruise' marvellous stamina is a thrilling reminder of Hollywood's golden age of action movies before green screen and CGI sucked the joy out of devil-may-care exploits."
Nicholas Jarecki’s Arbitrage is a political film, but its statement is disguised as family drama. The first factor that makes it highly political is that it is about a hedge-fund tycoon and investment bankers have become highly controversial after...
Mario Camus’ The Holy Innocents (1984) is a Spanish film that may be roughly described as ‘humanist realism’ because it deals with rural poverty in Spain during the Franco era. If precursors have to be named it will the...
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