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Tangra Blues review: More a tale of an ex-gangster's redemption than of budding slum musicians

The disjointed screenplay fails to bring out the unique character of the titular slum and highlight...

15 May 2021 13:27 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Sukumar Ray review: When Satyajit Ray made an engaging documentary with just photographs

The documentary shows how the legendary filmmaker's father Sukumar Ray, too, led a fascinating...

09 May 2021 19:46 IST — Keyur Seta

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Flyover review: Refreshing whodunnit ruined by shift in genre in the second half

Flyover is one more in Koel Mallick's list of projects that almost singularly narrate the of her...

17 Apr 2021 22:50 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Ei Ami Renu review: Source literature strongly works in favour of this film

Though the younger audience might have difficulty identifying with the dated setting of the the...

11 Apr 2021 7:30 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Shlilatahanir Pore review: Poor script, flawed characters bedevil film

The endless transitions between the drama's multiple subplots make it an exhausting watch....

17 Mar 2021 19:29 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Prem Tame review: More than just a tale about the search for love

The weak dialogues and repetitive songs notwithstanding, the film is a delightful watch....

16 Feb 2021 19:40 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Dictionary review: A struggle to find meaning

The two thematically different but linked narratives in the film fail to deliver the essence of the...

15 Feb 2021 19:59 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Cheeni review: High-pitched drama offers superficial solutions to serious problems

The film barely focuses on the difficulties related to resisting domestic violence or its causes....

07 Jan 2021 5:08 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Anirbed Chattopadhyay's short film The Clown explores an artiste's vulnerability and loneliness

The impressive Debraj Mukherjee, who delivers a stirring monologue, carries the short film entirely...

31 Dec 2020 2:05 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Feluda Pherot Season 1 review: Series retains charm of novel but fails to keep you on edge of your seat

The director's obsessive desire to faithfully capture the book's minute details takes a toll...

30 Dec 2020 5:40 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Aurora Borealis review: Poignant portrayal of a forgotten, fading star

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee plays an aged actor who reminisces about his life spent under...

20 Nov 2020 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Switzerland review: Mass entertainer with mix of clichéd moments and relatable problems

The novel pairing of Abir Chatterjee and Rukmini Maitra in a relatable middle-class setting is to...

19 Nov 2020 16:27 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Rawkto Rawhoshyo review: More of a celebration of lead character than a thriller

The film is a strictly one-time watch. One doubts whether the audience can relate to Koel character...

30 Oct 2020 14:33 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Shironaam review: Immense potential squandered by underwhelming second half

In the end, it seems writer Dipanwita Ghosh Mukherjee and director Indranil Ghosh fail to take an...

28 Oct 2020 11:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Guldasta review: This predictable film offers nothing to the audience

Guldasta could have been a heart-warming tale of friendships if the director and writer had focused...

23 Oct 2020 14:57 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Dracula Sir review: Technically brilliant film that offers larger-than-life experience

The film, which stars Anirban Bhattacharya, merits a visit to the theatre for the scale of its and...

22 Oct 2020 21:26 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Doodhpither Gachh review: Bid to reintroduce rural audience to Bengali cinema hampered by flimsy storyline

The storyline suggests a lack of cohesion as the film appears to document village life rather than a...

21 Oct 2020 18:47 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Miss Man review: Poetic yet disturbing film on search for gender identity

A multi-layered film on love, gender issues and sexuality, Miss Man is both bold and beautiful....

15 Sep 2020 17:12 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Tiki Taka review: An energetic comedy with riots of laughter and a heartwarming tale of friendship

The film, directed by Parambrata Chatterjee,  is a purely entertaining family drama that...

11 Sep 2020 22:33 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Tasher Ghawr review: Characterization and performance drive this film bereft of memorable cinematic moments

Swastika Mukherjee as Sujata carries this short film on her shoulders. The only other character, her...

05 Sep 2020 19:53 IST — Roushni Sarkar