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The Secret Life Of Frogs review: Amphibians are the unlikely heroes of this fascinating documentary

The National award-winning documentary, filmed over three years by brothers Vijay and Ajay Bedi, in...

11 Feb 2020 9:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Elephants Do Remember review: 93-year-old freedom fighter Rama Khandwala has lost none of her spark

The 38 minute documentary catalogues the now sedate life of Khandwala, among the last living members...

09 Feb 2020 11:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Knock Knock Knock review: Detailed characterization, compact script make this short a success

The short film has a bizarre and unexpected climax, which actually sends out a clear message that at...

05 Feb 2020 21:48 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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The Other Men In Blue review: Inspiring documentary on India’s blind cricket team

The film, co-directed by brothers Tathagat and Navagat Prakash, narrates the challenges the players...

04 Feb 2020 21:25 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Sikkim review: Snapshot of the Himalayan kingdom and a way of life gone by

The hour-long documentary, commissioned by the erstwhile king of Sikkim, shows life in the kingdom...

02 Feb 2020 11:39 IST — Sonal Pandya

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An Improbable Journey review: A glimpse into S Krishnaswamy's filmmaking world, by the filmmaker himself

Veteran filmmaker S Krishnaswamy has shied away from self-praise and shown glimpses of his work that...

01 Feb 2020 18:29 IST — Keyur Seta

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Dwelling In Travelling review: Wonderful account of Kolkata's Jewish community

Subha Das Mollick's documentary is an informative, fascinating look at a part of Kolkata's...

30 Jan 2020 18:01 IST — Sonal Pandya

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At The Altar Of India's Freedom: INA Veterans Of Malaysia review — Highlights the efforts of forgotten heroes

The documentary gives a voice to the heroic second- and third-generation immigrants, many in their a...

29 Jan 2020 16:49 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Across The Ocean review: Story of two women from different continents having the same goal is heartwarming

The film is shot by two filmmakers in different parts of the world without meeting each other. ...

16 Dec 2019 16:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi review: Anglophilia is just one of the flaws of this undercooked biopic

Unconvincing performances, a jarring English narrative, and a meandering screenplay make this a...

30 Nov 2019 7:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Hotel Mumbai review: Visceral experience of the terror-filled days within the Taj brought to life

Anthony Maras manages to recapture the fear, horror and sheer terror of 26/11 and layer it with and...

28 Nov 2019 21:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Remember Amnesia review: Memory loss, a dead wife haunt an NRI doctor in India

Ravi Godse’s feature film is a confusing tale of an American man of Indian origin who returns...

23 Nov 2019 10:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Starring Sharmila Tagore review: Uneven exploration of a luminous, unconventional life

Umang Sabharwal's documentary on the yesteryear star actress just skims the surface of Sharmila...

25 Sep 2019 15:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Noblemen review: Stomach-churning tale of bullying in a boys' boarding school

Some may say Noblemen is a feel-good story, but one needs to look under the surface to realize it...

27 Jun 2019 22:00 IST — Sahil Bhalla

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Aun review: Intriguing short film about two completely diverse individuals

The story is about a strange bond between an urban photographer and a tribal man. ...

24 Feb 2019 12:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Candyflip review: Goes into a stoned trance after a confident walk

Lead actor Prashant Prakash is quite a find. ...

20 Feb 2019 13:12 IST — Keyur Seta

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Bird of Dusk review: Sangeeta Datta creates a legacy of Rituparno Ghosh with intensive research

She also intersperses Ghosh’s own words on hir mother’s death, hir thoughts on hir own...

14 Jan 2019 16:34 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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A Suitable Girl review: Poignant reminder of the spectre of patriarchy that looms over everywoman

Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra delve into the lives of three young women going through the trial...

10 Dec 2018 5:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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The Re-Bell review: An engaging and intimate film on suicide

The short film follows the character of a famous journalist in the hours after she decides to end...

06 Dec 2018 22:58 IST — Suparna Thombare

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Gyamo review: Wholesome lesson on more than snow leopards in the Himalayas

Directors Gautam Pandey and Doel Trivedi present a beautifully shot documentary on the ecosystem in...

27 Nov 2018 8:00 IST — Blessy Chettiar