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  • Review: Ray: Uneven but worth a binge

    Review: Ray: Uneven but worth a binge

    It's compulsively dark for most parts, often strangely so, the way Satyajit Ray's oeuvre rarely was. Ray had a way of serving the sombre in layers, with simplistic emotions often acting as mask for deeper subtexts.

  • No parallels to mainstream cinema (Column: B-Town)

    No parallels to mainstream cinema (Column: B-Town)

    The Generation Now, the ones who love films, do know cinema as cinema, a source of entertainment and pastime. They love to talk and debate over films, and if you have got into one such debate, drop this term Parallel Cinema or, worse still, Art Film. You

  • Review: Luca: Talks of inclusion with cute relish

    Review: Luca: Talks of inclusion with cute relish

    "Luca" talks of inclusion, and the importance of accepting those that are perceived as different by society. Like all Pixar productions, the film serves its message in a goodlooking package that brims with feel-good verve, and animation that is as striking as you'd expect from the banner.

  • Review: Sherni: Slow-burn impact

    Review: Sherni: Slow-burn impact

    "Sherni" tackles several diverse issues. The film is as much about sexism in the 'sarkari' workplace offices as it is about rapid erosion of forest land and the threat to wildlife in the name of development.

  • Trending: Films sans genre barriers (Column: B-Town)

    Trending: Films sans genre barriers (Column: B-Town)

    It was said that there exist only seven basic stories around which you weave your film. How well you adapt to one of these genres made or marred your film. These were identified as genres. In the Indian context, we had family drama, also known as family s

  • Review: Shaadisthan: Shoddy storytelling

    Review: Shaadisthan: Shoddy storytelling

    Sometimes, the best intentions are lost in inadequate execution. "Shaadisthan" is a film that talks of women's empowerment, but the effort is burdened by shoddy storytelling that simply fails to hold your attention.

  • Review: Sunflower: Quirky but lacks focus

    Review: Sunflower: Quirky but lacks focus

    "Sunflower" keeps you guessing all the way, all right -- but that's because the show tries to do too many things, diluting the impact of the dark comedy thrills it should have stuck to. It's starts on a different sort of a high as a murder mystery, showing you the murder (and murderer) right at the start.