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Cannes, from bikini to burkini

Remembering Ray, 25 years on

Indian Government “may use Cannes Red Carpet to unveil strategy

India stands shamed after racial attacks near New Delhi

A radical Cannes in the offing

No Indian film at Cannes, but there is still hope

Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai

Aanaarkali of Aarah says NO

Cannes Film Festival poster

Kavan

The love story of a ghost

Mundasupatti sequel

French helmer Francois Ozon and Amant Double

Nandita Das to promote Manto at Cannes

Trapped in a shoddy script

Alfonso Cuaron and his film, Roma

Too many Tamil films

Lankan films in stormy seas

Madhavan is burning bright

All about Leena Manimekalai

Lars Von Trier speaks

Akira Kurosawa’s forgotten script, Mask

Indian Censor Board

Maanagaram

Pedro Almodovar on Cannes jury

Kuttram 23

Kangana — The gutsy star

Asghar Farhadi happy cinema fraternity is opposing hate

Yaman

What is brewing at Cannes

Lars Von Trier and his new film

Ghazi

Jolly LLB 2

Gurinder Chadha making a movie on Indian woman spy

Santhanam’s Server Sundaram

Berlin Film Festival begins on anti-Trump note

Si3

Sexy Durga in a storm

Tamil cinema must innovate

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman may clinch the sympathy Oscar

Sexy Durga wins at Rotterdam

Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal, Tamil film review

Tamil film, Bogan, review

Rebel show of Asghar Farhadi film being planned in London

Sanjay Leela Bhansali faces mob ire

Bogan arrives this week

Hema, Hema, Bhutanese film, facing governmental flak

Lumieres  Awards: Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux, star Marion Cottilard to be feted

There’s Always Tomorrow

Pathemari at Dhaka

Shabana Azmi nominated for Asian Film Awards

3000 Nights opens Dhaka Film Festival

Bairavaa

Mammootty’s film at Dhaka Festival

Om Puri — A man wronged

Pongal will see multiple Tamil film releases

Tagore’s Postmaster revisited in a Bengali film at Chennai Festival

Chennai Film Festival opens with Italian documentary on African refugees

Now Madhavan as a hunter

My 10 most favourite foreign films of 2016

Dhuravangal Pathinaaru

Adoor, Kasaravalli lambast National Film Awards, Panorama selections

My 10 favourite Indian films of 2016

Kaththi Sandai

Zhang Yimou and daughter Mo making waves in China

Some great cinema at Dubai

Toni Erdmann and the Oscars

Dubai Festival End

The Worthy and Inversion at Dubai

Bollywood and Dubai

John Madden speaks

Dubai Film Festival opens, honours Rekha

Miss Sloane to open Dubai Film Festival

Samuel Jackson to be feted at Dubai

Befikre at Dubai Film Festival

Saithan

Ilami

Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai

Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?

Sexy Durga at Flim Bazaar

NFDC Film Bazaar, The Forsaken

NFDC Film Bazaar, a decade and counting

All about Egyptian cinema

Egyptian cinema at Cairo Film Festival

Bollywood melody peps up China Night at Cairo Film Fest

Half  Ticket at Cairo Film Festival

Cairo Film Festival begins with A Day for Women

Two masters ignored by Goa’s IFFI

Movie taken off Cairo Film Fest list

Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada

Restored Lumiere works at Dubai Film Festival

Gautham Menon and his new film

A buffet of films at Tokyo

Oscar contenders at Cairo

Three Indian films at Cairo Festival

Lipstick Waale Sapne wins at Tokyo

Bonding And Tokyo Film Festival

Two tales of two couples at Tokyo

Lipstick as a liberator at Tokyo

Dubai Film Festival to honour Rekha

At Tokyo Film Fest, real and unreal

Lipstick Under My Burkha dares to dream

Tokyo Film Festival zooms in on today’s dilemmas

A tale of two festivals

Florence Foster Jenkins opens Tokyo Film Fest

Cecilia at Mumbai Film Festival

Jago Hua Savera wowed Cannes, not to be screened at Mumbai

Tokyo Film Fest to focus on Indonesia

Callousness creeping into film criticism

Shekhar Kapur to head Macau Film Fest jury

Ammani

Dubai Film Festival unveils first titles from around the world

Love in the time of war

Remo

Rekka

NFDC Co-Production Lab’s 18 titles a great mix

Runs and romances of Dhoni

Indian film to premiere at Tokyo

Visaaranai and the Oscars

Aandavan Kattalai

Thodari

Tamil film on jallikattu

Pink batters male arrogance

Two Japanese films to compete at Tokyo Festival

Nayagi

Sadhuram 2

Chinese sings Tamil song

Golden Lion at Venice

Italian films at Venice

Jackie at Venice

Francois Ozon’s Frantz at Venice

Not happily-ever-after love stories from Venice

Sorentino to helm a film on Berlusconi

Hacksaw Ridge at Venice

The Young Pope at Venice

Nocturnal Animals at Venice

The Light Between Oceans at Venice

La La Land dazzles at Venice

Venice films sail into the Oscar night

Venice Festival promises to be gripping

Florence Foster Jenkins to open Tokyo Film Festival

Meendum Oru Kadhal Kathai

Tamil film, 54321

The Olympic tale of India and China

Ben-Hur

Makhmalbaf’s banned film at Venice

Adoor’s Pinneyum

Dharmadurai

Dhanush in a railroad romance

Rustom — on the infamous Nanavati murder case

Adoor’s 50 years in cinema

Wagah

Manoj Bajpayee

New version of MGR’s Rickshawkaran to open soon

Thirunaal

Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum

That inimitable Mohanlal

Indian cinema is still a slave to stars

Busan Film Festival still not out of the storm

Chaitanya Tamhane on Venice Film Fest jury

Madaari and Irrfan Khan

Venice Film Festival unveils titles

Venice Critics Week

Rajinikanth Vs Bachchan, Rishi

Korean films flog Japanese occupation

The Kabali fever

Rajinikanth in Kabali

Pak social star, Qandeel

Taiwanese actor dropped from Chinese film

Nice bloodied

Missing men from Kerala

Macao Film Festival

Infallible Sultan Salman Khan

Jude Law’s The Young Pope at Venice

An Off-Day Game

Dhilluku Dhuddu

A film on the Panama Papers

Salman Khan

Actor Santhanam in a new avatar

Academy invites Indians

Tamil films

Korean remakes

Metro

Amma Kanakku

La La Land to open Venice

Auteur’s Odyssey

Udta Punjab…Review

Hindu killings in Bangladesh

Enakku Innoru Peru Irukku

Madhavan

Udta Punjab

The Narrow Path

Tibetan cinema at Shanghai

Nil Battey Sannata’s Tamil edition, Amma Kanakku

Oru Naal Koothu

Punjab’s drug menace

Adoor completes shoot of Pinneyum

Iraivi director in trouble

Adoor’s new movie

Cult clashes in Mathura

Toni Erdmann to open Munich Festival

Iraivi

Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran

Ken Loach does not want UK Prime Minister to watch his new movie

Asghar Farhadi’s new film on Spanish winemakers

Attacks against blacks in India

Uriyadi

Korea’s The Handmaiden wows the world at Cannes

Magic moments at Cannes

Cannes must be relieved

Palm d’Or at Cannes

Graduation at Cannes

Patterson at Cannes

Pedro Almodovar at Cannes

Cannes comes alive with George Clooney and Ken Loach

Loving at Cannes

The Handmaiden at Cannes

Ken Loach at Cannes

George Clooney at Cannes

Cannes Fest begins with an ugly rape joke against Woody Allen

Cafe Society

Woody Allen’s Cafe Society to open Cannes today

Charlize Theron to capitivate Cannes all over again

24

PK to open in Japan soon

American Honey at Cannes

Robert De Niro to be at Cannes

Seema Biswas and Cannes Critics’ Week

Indian tiger

Manithan

ManithanAsghar Farhadi at Cannes

Sarbjit is now a Bollywood hero

India-China ties

Vetrivel

Emir Kusturica denies Cannes rejected his film

Nil Battey Sannata

Emir Kusturica criticises Cannes Film Festival

Cannes is irresistible attraction

Fan

Theri

No Indian film at Cannes 2016

Cannes: Where talent is discovered and legends are born

Kerala temple fire

Jacobinte Swargarajyam

Cannes hopefuls

Panama Papers and Amitabh Bachchan

Manikandan’s Kaaka Muttai to have a Marathi remake

Kolkata flyover crash

Uyire Uyire

Farmer suicides in India

Adoor set for his next outing

Woody Allen back at Cannes

A farce called National Film Awards

Thozha

Indian airports are sittings ducks

Cannes Film Festival poster

Jodie Foster’s Money Monster for Cannes

Mother Teresa

The Intouchables in Tamil, Thozha

Pugazh

Naomi Kawase to head Short Films Jury at Cannes

Tamil film on honour killings

Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum

Saving the rhino

Why Malayalam cinema is way ahead of Tamil, Hindi films

Bollywood rolls into reality

Kadhalum Kadanthu Pugum

Irrfan Khan and No Bed of Roses

Pichaikkaran

Sadhna’s ‘Jhumka’ in Mera Saya to be immortalised in Bareilly

Priyanka Chopra is the new babe on the Hollywood beach

Two Tamil films on disaster being planned

Tamil cinema is getting shorter

Remya Nambeesan

Indian tiger and Chinese dragon

Kanithan

Aarathu Sinam

The painful story of a Japanese death-row inmate

Sexy Durga

Can student politics be seditious?

Sethupathi

Miruthan

Man-Animal conflict

Former Venice chief Marco Mueller to head Macau Film Festival

At Berlin, George Clooney loses his cool

Madhavan to act in actioner Vikram Vedha

Refugee crisis is the highlight at Berlinale this year

Jil Jung Juck

Black girl in Bengaluru stripped by “racist” India

Anjala 

George Miller to head Cannes jury

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi helms third man-woman story

Cannes Film Festival chief Thierry Fremaux isn’t quitting

Visaaranai writer Chandrakumar’s book on rape inspires new film

India’s gays and lesbians see a flicker of hope

Bangalore Naatkal

Tamil film, Visaaranai.

Berlin to roll out with Hail Caesar

Two engaging Tamil films out this week

Honour killing in India

Airlift flies on Akshay’s wings

Oscars are white, not black or brown

Jennifer Lawrence to play Fidel Castro’s lover

Will Leonardo DiCaprio win the Oscar?

Dalit student commits suicide in Hyderabad

Thaarai Thappattai

Rajini Murugan

Kathakali

Thomas Vinterberg and The Commune

Tamil screens to overflow on Pongal

Freedom Moon: documentary on Japanese death-row inmate

Men to fight bulls again in India — Jallikattu in Madurai

Tamil cinema and Netflix

Satyajit Ray’s sketches missing from Kolkata film centre

My favourite Indian films of 2015

Terror strike in Pathankot

Michael Haneke’s next film is Happy End

Kolkata’s rickshaw

Chennai Film Fest to open with Berlin clincher

Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam

My favourite foreign films of 2015

Gerard Depardieu to play Stalin

Tamil song Tea Podu creates storm over ‘tea’

The Oscar eludes India, yet again

Pasanga 2

The Song of Scorpions

The Indian circus

Love stories at Dubai Film Festival

Stories of suffering women — at Dubai Film Festival

Go Home — at Dubai Film Festival

Waiting — at Dubai Film Festival

Big bad bucks still in Bollywood bag

Dubai Film Festival campaigns for Arab cinema

Naseeruddin Shah gets Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai

Dubai Film Festival to begin with deeply moving Room

Compelling Arab lineup at Dubai Film Fest

Finnish legend Aki Kaurismaki returns with immigrant tale, Refugee

Bond has to give kiss a miss

Chennai battered by rain

Dubai Fest Lineup

Dubai Fest to honour Catherine Deneuve

Will Quentin Tarantino’s un-PC attitude cost him an Oscar?

Irrfan Khan: A tale of two Woods

Prakash Babu’s Mysterious Men will be a trip in fantasy

Memories And My Mother

Prasanna Vithanage to make a historical road film

An Off-Day Game

Paris to shake out of gloom through cinema

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Umrika at Cairo Film Festival

Paulina at Cairo Film Festival

Our Everyday Life at Cairo Film Festival

The Wednesday Child at Cairo Film Festival

Cairo Film Festival tries to popularise arthouse fare

Hollywood chases the Bollywood dream

Taxi and Thithi at Mumbai Film Festival

Vedalam

Thoongaavanam

Chinese money in Hollywood

Prashant Nair’s Umrika goes to Cairo Film Festival

Radhika Apte on Cairo Film Festival jury

Castration for child rapists in India, oh no!

Land of Mine undermines humanism in times of war

All Three of Us at Tokyo Film Festival is powerfully heartwarming

If Only, Jai Ho at Tokyo Film Festival

A movie must keep me awake: Bryan Singer at Tokyo Film Fest

Japanese cinema gets a boost in Tokyo Film Fest

The Walk opens Tokyo Film Festival

Intolerance, thy name is India

NFDC Film Bazaar

Tokyo Film Festival to celebrate Kon Ichikawa

Horror Night at Tokyo Film Festival

Rudhramadevi

Death on the road

Manorama

Priyadarshan to make a film on AIDS

The beef murder

Mumbai Fest to educate the young

Kolkata’s Chinese

Line-up at Tokyo Film Fest

Talvar

Aligarh to open Mumbai Film Fest

India’s heritage under threat

Now, a Tamil kidnap drama set in a digital world, Lens

Jafar Panahi, a symbol of daring cinema

Christoph Waltz to direct a murder mystery

Puli, Tamil film review

OK Kanmani, two other Indian movies headed for Tokyo

Bollywood director Farah Khan on Cairo Film Festival jury

China’s Silk Road Film Festival focuses on India

Leggings caught in Indian moral issue

Jackie Chan begins shoot for Kung Fu Yoga

India’s Swara Bhaskar wins Best Actress Prize at Sill Road Film Fest

Indian films start to glorify ex-Khalistan leaders

Silk Road International Film Festival begins in China

Chinese fireworks smoking out India’s Sivakasi

Is India turning into a “fatwa factory”?

Maya

Nandita Das on San Sebastian Film Fest jury

Life in the time of bans

Mary Poppins to get a remake

Venezuealan film From Afar wins Golden Lion at Venice

Visaaranai captures cop cruelty

Ruchika Oberoi’s Island City wins prize at Venice

Vetrimaaran’s Visaaranai at Venice

Wednesday May 9, a fine Iranian film at Venice Fest

The Clan at Venice

Mass is Johnny Depp’s career best

Ruchika Oberoi’s Island City

Amos Gitai’s film on Rabin’s assassination

Venice Fest opens with mountaineering adventure, Everest

Venice Festival shows signs of getting into shape

Patel row in Gujarat

Getting Dawood remains a fantasy for India

Thani Oruvan

Nandita Das: Breaking barriers

Venice tribute to Orson Welles

Man’s best friend turns a rabid foe

M Night Shyamalan’s The Visit

Kabali would bring back Rajinikanth the actor

Venice honour for Brian de Palma

Elephant poaching

A Tamil film on ATM crime, Maiem

Director Sanjeev Gupta wins Gollapudi Srinivas Award for Q

Filming water wars

Giorgio Armani helps restore Fists in the Pocket

The new Albert Pinto

Video piracy

Akshay Kumar’s Brothers to be remade in Telugu and Tamil

Jude Law now plays The Young Pope

Fatih Akin adapts German bestseller for film

India’s short ban on porn

Come September, India at Venice

Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar to be screened at Toronto Film Fest

Orange Mittai

Yakub Memon hanged, dark times

Vetrimaaran’s Visaaranai at Venice

Two Indian films in Venice Film Fest sidebar

Terror attack in Punjab

Director Vetrimaaran may make a film on pigeon racing

A rush to the gallows: India’s Yakub Memon execution

Will India’s cinema help Salman Khan stay out of jail?

Ketan Mehta’s The Mountain Man

Everest to open Venice

Girish Kasaravalli on Adoor

Maari

Japan’s Takeshi Kitano essays a ‘pervert’ in his new film

Kasaravalli’s Face-to-Face with Adoor

M S. Viswanathan dies

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