MOVIE REVIEWS

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Autohead Review: Mumbai Film Festival 2016

Autohead is nothing short of an experience, and certainly one of the most interesting films…

Dhanak (2016) Review: Dream-Like, Magical, Deeply Satisfying

If there’s one Indian director whose films seem straight out of a novel, it has to…

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U Turn (2016) Review: A Fairly Engaging Thriller

Whodunit mysteries come at a risk. The build up to a reveal may not always…

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MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) Review

The challenge with films that tell real-life stories (of public figures) is that the audience…

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Aandavan Kattalai (2016) Review: Nuanced, Meaningful Entertainer

If you’re following Vijay Sethupathi’s meteoric rise in Tamil film industry, you know the brands…

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Pink (2016) Review: A Film Long Overdue

A disquieting vignette of a society, Pink holds a mirror to everything that’s wrong with us.…

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Oppressed Majority: This Provocative Short Is A Must Watch

This is not a man’s world. It’s a world where women are in charge. Welcome…

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Is This Sidharth-Katrina Romance Worth A ‘Baar Baar Dekho?’

From the opening song and credits, Baar Baar Dekho looks like the stuff perfect love…

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Confirmation (TV Movie 2016) Review: Gripping Political Drama

Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, HBO’s Confirmation (2016) shows us everything that’s wrong with the power-hungry…

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss Raam Reddy’s ‘Thithi’

Raam Reddy’s excellent debut feature Thithi is a rare Indian film. There’s great interest in…

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Eye in the Sky (2015) Review: Tight, Well-Crafted Modern War Drama

A war film sans the clichés and the razzmatazz of a typical war film! Gone are…

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Udta Punjab (2016) Review: Edgy, Well-Written, Relevant

In an industry swarmed with lacklustre content, Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab shines with an edgy…

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Iraivi (2016) Review: Hard-hitting Tale Of Arrogant Men

Midway into Karthik Subburaj’s fantastic Iraivi (Goddess, 2015), there comes a familiar slow motion shot,…

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Money Monster (2016) Review

Money Monster is big-ticket Hollywood’s most recent attempt at uncovering narratives from within the high-stakes…

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Waiting (2016) Review: Charming, Poignant, Introspective

Fate brings together strangers Shiv Kumar (Naseeruddin Shah) and Tara Deshpande (Kalki Koechlin) when their…