Saturday, July 21, 2018

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15 Jul 2018

Manoj Bajpayee: The star actor

15 Jul 2018 | 3:13 AM

Twenty years have elapsed since Ram Gopal Verma’s cult Mumbai underworld thriller Satya catapulted him into the limelight, but Manoj Bajpayee continues to sustain his passion for his craft and his quest of fresh challenges.

A marriage of inconvenience

15 Jul 2018 | 3:13 AM

Swedish director Bjorn Runge''s drama, The Wife, is based on best-selling novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer.

08 Jul 2018

Finally a hit formula?

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

On the first day, it earned the tag of the biggest opener of 2018, and on day three, it smashed the record of Baahubali 2.

The joys of a rainbow

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

A quirky and endearing tale of an orphaned special child who fights back against his lot in life, Soukarya Ghosal’s Rainbow Jelly has emphatically surmounted heavy odds.

01 Jul 2018

Where art meets drama

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

When we perform in an all-woman squad, I always essay the role of Bhima,” says Gouramma, an established leather puppet artist from a remote village in Ramnagar in Karnataka.

Out of the shadow

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

When I was 10 years old, I saw a film about the Killing Fields,” Lomorpich Rithy recalls.

A puppeteer’s journey

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

Ishara Puppet Theatre, India’s leading platform for Indian and international puppetry, recently celebrated its 13th anniversary.

24 Jun 2018

Voices that are seldom heard

24 Jun 2018 | 1:31 AM

This year’s Sundance Film Festival premiered Derek Doneen’s documentary Kailash, which won the US Grand Jury Prize.

Does Sanjay Dutt deserve a biopic?

24 Jun 2018 | 1:31 AM

Actor Sanjay Dutt’s life is certainly not the stuff dreams are made of… rather it has an eerie, unreal, almost nightmarish quality.

10 Jun 2018

GoT scripts ‘self-destruct’ to check spoilers

10 Jun 2018 | 12:04 AM

GAME OF THRONES is a year away but HBO is already concerned about spoilers leaking ahead of the final season.

The powerpuff girls

10 Jun 2018 | 12:04 AM

CHICK flicks; Sonam Kapoor finds the term derogatory and refuses to dub her latest outing Veere Di Wedding so. Ekta Kapoor, one of the producers of the film, comes with another term ‘gender agnostic’ to define the movie.

When guilt rips

10 Jun 2018 | 12:04 AM

BRIAN YORKEY is back with the second season of the American mystery web series 13 Reasons Why and it is already making waves on the internet. The series, currently streaming on Netflix, takes up the sensitive issue of teenage suicides, besides bullying and guilt.

03 Jun 2018

A world of ignorance

03 Jun 2018 | 1:51 AM

Some stories about what went into the making of a given film are more fascinating than the film itself.

In search of a ‘soulmate’

03 Jun 2018 | 1:51 AM

Khoj is a 28-minute poignant, captivating, stunning, hard-hitting, matter-of-fact film.

‘I would never be dishonest to my film’

03 Jun 2018 | 1:51 AM

HIS films are slow and simmering.

27 May 2018

Perspectives at play

27 May 2018 | 1:59 AM

Majid Majidi’s recently released Beyond the Clouds (2017) seems to have joined the line of films like Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and City of Joy (1992), directed by English and French directors Danny Boyle and Roland Joffé, respectively.

Bursting the class bubble

27 May 2018 | 1:59 AM

In 2013, Cannes Critics’ Week, a section that runs parallel to the world’s premiere film festival, was the platform from where Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox launched itself into the world.