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Suparna Sharma

When Cannes goes political, it shocks, singes, transforms

Why Cannes really matters is because of the movies it picks to show and celebrate. Because, movies matter.

17 May 2019 6:31 PM

Cannes 2019: The curse of opening films and AR Rahman's favourite smell

The curse of the opening film struck again on Tuesday evening at Festival de Cannes

15 May 2019 5:27 PM

At Cannes, loyalty and friendship trumps all

The 72nd Festival de Cannes that kicked off with The Dead Don’t Die, a zombie film, on Tuesday evening.

14 May 2019 5:44 PM

Kalank movie review: Puny human drama in a grand setting

While the movie is able to pull off spectacle with stunning effect, especially in the Dussehra sequence, human drama falls short.

20 Apr 2019 12:57 AM

Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai? movie review: Albert Pinto’s gussa does not connect

Albert and Nayar are strangers in a jeep where one is playing with an empty gun while the other is holding on to the bullets.

13 Apr 2019 1:28 AM

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Romeo Akbar Walter movie review: Say hello to the world’s slowest, dullest double agent, ever

Director Robbie Grewal, who made something called Aloo Chaat (2009) and Samay: When Time Strikes (2003), is special too.

06 Apr 2019 1:52 AM

Super Deluxe movie review: Masculinity stripped, then stung

The round, bindi-like birthmark on the shoulder of the sexy siren on screen is all too familial.

06 Apr 2019 1:50 AM

Junglee movie review: Vidyut, haathis rock this B-grade flick

You see, to burnish the credentials of a leading man as a gorgeous hunk, one lady is never enough.

30 Mar 2019 1:17 AM

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota movie review: Classic martial arts films come to life in this fun caper that stays with you

It takes many iconic scenes, items, quirks, accessories and settings from those films and then chides them.

23 Mar 2019 2:03 AM

Kesari movie review: A jingoistic twist to a touching, true story of valour & pagri

The Afghans attacked Saragarhi to cut off communication between the two forts, isolate and then attack them.

23 Mar 2019 2:02 AM

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Sonchiriya movie review: Kamal karte ho, Chaubeyji!

The film is blessed by actors who can hold a scene without doing much.

02 Mar 2019 3:32 AM

Gully Boy movie review: Totally dope!!

Every generation gets a cool film that speaks of and to their angst. And our desi millennials have been gifted theirs by Zoya Akhtar.

16 Feb 2019 1:53 AM

Bird of Dusk takes an intimate look at a filmmaker and an icon

Bird of Dusk opens and closes with a Baul song, Bonomali timi poro jonome hoiyo Radha (Krishna, in your next birth come as Radha).

02 Feb 2019 2:13 AM

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi movie review – Rani Laxmi Bai deserved better

If all the characters around Laxmi Bai in the movie had been replaced by cardboard cutouts, the viewing experience would be no different.

26 Jan 2019 12:32 AM

Uri - The Surgical Strike movie review: A fine film, even though it toadies up to powers that be

Kaushal carries the film almost single-handedly, raising the tempo and temperature, making us cry and, sometimes, smile.

12 Jan 2019 12:56 AM

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The Accidental Prime Minister movie review: In His Majesty’s Ingratiating Service

Akshaye plays Baru with sumptuous deviousness, the sweaty-palm glee of a power-broker.

12 Jan 2019 12:55 AM

Tornado that laid patriarchy bare

Lone voices over the years that swelled to an avalanche of testimonies, built #MeToo into the annihilating force it is today.

30 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Simmba movie review: Have some shame, Rohit Shetty!

Simmba’s story is pivoted on the rape of a moonh-boli-behen, but not as a crime to be dealt with, by the cops and the courts.

29 Dec 2018 12:14 AM

Zero movie review: The daring & audacity of Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan has what the other Khans, Kumars, Devgns et cetera don’t have — he has daring.

22 Dec 2018 12:47 AM

Kedarnath movie review: A love story set at the altar of Hinduism

Kedarnath also tells a love story about a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy and sets it in one of the sanctum sanctorum of Hinduism.

08 Dec 2018 1:26 AM

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