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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

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Good Guy Bad Guy review: A ragpicker dreams of cinema between jail sentences and feeding sessions

Indu Krishnan's engrossing documentary delves into the cinematic dreams of a ragpicker charged...

16 Nov 2018 2:24 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Widows review: Women get the job done in this thrilling heist movie led by Viola Davis

Steve McQueen's crime drama features a grieving widow who has to pull off a heist job like no in...

06 Nov 2018 17:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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5 Weddings review: Nargis Fakhri finds her comfort zone in this tale of cultural shocks

While director Namrata Singh Gujral touches upon a few social issues, the tardy screenplay and poor...

27 Oct 2018 6:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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A Star Is Born review: Impressive musical turns by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

Cooper's directorial debut is a powerful, intimate look at the lives of two different singers....

03 Oct 2018 19:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Everything Is Fine review: Powerful performance by Seema Pahwa in this heartrending short film

In writer-director Mansi Nirmal Jain’s short, Pahwa plays a middle-aged woman who confides her...

01 Oct 2018 15:25 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The Lift Boy review: Heart-warming and entertaining tale of unusual friendships

Director Jonathan Augustin brings forth a stellar story of a reluctant lift boy, weaving it with the...

28 Sep 2018 14:30 IST — Blessy Chettiar

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The Death Of Us review: Vani Subramanian's documentary questions the effects of capital punishment

Vani raises some pertinent points in her film, but she could, perhaps, have also included the other...

18 Sep 2018 15:00 IST — Anita Paikat

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India's Healing Forests review: A slow, undulating eco-film that is more instructional than entertaining

Nitin Das's documentary explores the healing, educational and meditative properties of being in...

17 Sep 2018 9:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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I Am Jeeja review: Positive, uplifting look at the extraordinary life of Jeeja Ghosh

The film follows the journey of disability activist Jeeja Ghosh who has helped changed several and...

08 Feb 2018 18:10 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Velvet Revolution review: Gripping collaborative documentary on women journalists from around the world

Journalists from six different countries speak about their personal experiences in trying cover fair...

05 Feb 2018 12:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Comeback Wool E review: Beautiful hand-drawn images depict gender discrimination

Shantanu Moitra’s haunting music enriches director Sumanta Ghosh's dialogue-free...

01 Feb 2018 15:53 IST — Suparna Thombare

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Loving Vincent review: World’s first hand-painted animation film is a labour of love

The film beautifully delves into the aftermath of celebrated artist Vincent van Gogh’s death...

20 Oct 2017 16:00 IST — Sonal Pandya