Oscar

  • Village Rockstars

    Village Rockstars

    Reviews of Rima Das’ Village Rockstars in Variety and Hollywood Reporter. Starring:  Bhanita Das, Basanti Das Director: Rima Das India theatrical release date: Sep 28, 2018 Genre: Coming of age Language: Assamese Duration: 87 mins AWARDS National Film Awards Best Film Best Child Artist Best Editing Best Audiography (Location...
  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    Terrence Malick, one of America’s most respected filmmakers, first attracted attention through Badlands (1973) a film very much in the same mold as Arthur Penn’s Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Robert Altman’s Thieves like Us (1974) in that it is about a young couple going on a robbery spree in the depression era and eventually...
  • Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water is the story of loneliness; of the beauty of a captured merman & of oddball romance; of the ugliness of racism & supremism; & of the stupidities of cold-war-era politics.   Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon Director: Guillermo del Toro India release date: Feb 16 Genre:...
  • Newton

    Newton

    Newton—a satire on the dance of democracy.   Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil Director: Amit Masurkar India release date: Sep 22, 2017 Genre: Comedy, drama Language: Hindi Duration: 1 hour, 46 mins                   Newton on IMDB  ...
  • Lion

    Lion

    Lion. True story of a village boy who sleeps off in a moving train, and wakes up to find himself in an ominous city. Starring:  SUNNY PAWAR, Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman Director: Garth Davis Language: Hindi /English 
Classification: U/A India release date: Feb 25, 2017 Genre: Drama Mins: 1 hour,...
  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures offers a glimpse of the black women at NASA who were responsible for putting the first Americans in space.   Starring:  Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe Director: Theodore Melfi Language: English India release date: Feb 17, 2017 Genre: Biography, drama, history Mins: 2 hours, 7 mins Award nominations:...
  • Silence

    Silence

    In ‘Silence’, a 17th century Portuguese Jesuit priest (Andrew Garfield) receives word that his mentor (Liam Neeson) has renounced his faith while on a mission in Japan. Concerned, he travels to the island nation with another clergyman (Adam Driver) to investigate, only to find that the country’s Christian population...
  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    Moonlight. Coming-of-age story of a bullied boy growing up in an atmosphere of drugs and stuff.   Starring:  Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson Director: Barry Jenkins Language: English Classification: India release date: Feb 17, 2017 Genre: coming-of-age, drama Mins: 1 hour, 51 mins Award nominations: 8 Oscar nominations: screenplay, direction, film,...
  • Revolutionary Road

    Once one is chained to the warmth of a high comfort zone, it can be very difficult to break out of the system. The wealthy Wheeler couple, Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April (Kate Winslet) in Revolutionary Road, is the toast of society but unfortunately they aren’t happy. They yearn...