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Vikram Prabhu’s Thuppakki Munai

Mowgli’s latest run on Netflix

Fatwa explores extremism through a father’s eyes

The Wild Pear Tree, Oscar submission from Turkey

A Private War at Cairo Film Festival

Poisonous Roses at Cairo Film Festival

Green Book at Cairo Film Festival

NFDC Film Bazaar invites only foreign journalists

IFFI 2018/Kolkata Film Festival 2018: Abayakto, a lovely piece of cinema from Bengal

Cairo Film Festival opens with Green Book

IFFI 2018: In the grip of Bollywood

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Sibel at Kolkata Film Festival

Half Songs at Kolkata Film Festival

Widow of Silence at Kolkata Film Festival

Baazaar tries and fails to rip off  Wall Street blockbusters

Kolkata Film Festival has a tantalising basket of goodies

Dancing away from a repressive regime in The White Crow at Tokyo Film Festival

Vijay’s Sarkar

Homecoming, an Amazon original

Godzilla closes Tokyo Film Festival

Amanda bags top prize at Tokyo Film Festival

Madras Beats at Tokyo Film Festival

Amanda at Tokyo Film Festival

The White Crow at Tokyo Film Festival

The River at Tokyo Film Festival

Tel Aviv on Fire at Tokyo Film Festival

Ralph Fiennes at Tokyo Film Festival

Tokyo Film Festival opens with A Star Is Born

The Old Man and the Gun

Two Japanese titles to compete at Tokyo Film Festival

Beauty and the Dogs

Rajiv Menon’s Madras Beats to play at Tokyo Film Festival

Vada Chennai, Dhanush and Vetrimaaran

Kajol disappoints in Helicopter Eela

Mayurakshi wins top award at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival

Midnight Delhi is a bewildering tale of violence

Tillotama Shome on the Macau Film Festival jury

Mayurakshi at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival

July 22 is a horrific tragedy in which children become political pawns

Nandita Das’ Manto opens Singapore South Asian International Film Festival

Sui Dhaaga is beautifully tailored

El Gouna Film Festival takes us into the world of terrorism and torture

The Day I Lost My Shadow and El Gouna Film Festival

Directors do not shy away from bold themes at El Gouna Film Festival

Robert Redford’s The Old Man and the Gun at El Gouna Film Festival

Yomeddine at El Gouna Film Festival

Dear Son at El Gouna Film Festival

Tumbbad unfolds at El Gouna Film Festival

Syrian director refused visa for El Gouna Film Festival

El Gouna Film Festival opens with The Freshman

Manto may help fractured India-Pakistan ties, says Nandita Das

Love Sonia presents a tragic picture of trafficked women

U Turn has important road-safety message

Soni: A placid attempt at highlighting violence against women

ISIS, Tomorrow: The Lost Souls Of Mosul at Venice Film Festival

Post Venice, streaming giants running into a storm again

Screwdriver and Venice Film Festival

Roma wins the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

At Eternity’s Gate and Venice Film Festival

The Wedding Singer’s Daughter at Venice Film Festival

Charlie Says at Venice Film Festival

A Star Is Born at Venice Film Festival

First Man at Venice Film Festival

Mike Leigh’s Peterloo at Venice Film Festival

Roma in Venice Film Festival

First Man opens Venice Film Festival

Scary picture of India in Netflix’s  Ghoul fails to frighten

Mile 22 is a riddling ride through too many alleyways

Venice places curbs on critics

Gold, whipping up patriotism through hockey

Kolamavu Kokila: Drug-pedlling  Nayanthara shines in this black comedy

Christopher Robin a timeless message even if Pool lacks spark

The Meg: A giant shark movie that lacks the killer bite

Karwaan is a road movie with a spirited driver

Kamal Haasan is not infallible

Vishwaroopam 2, a royal mess


Karunanidhi and his cinema

Like Father is a fun, if predictable, cruise full of characters

Mulk, a disturbing look at Islamophobia

Netflix and Venice Film Festival

Saheb Bibi Aur Gangster 3 Review

Skyscraper Review

The Warning Review

Junga Review

Venice 2018 lineup

Indian film to open Venice Critics’ Week

Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation blurs the line between good and bad

First Man on moon landing to open Venice Film Festival 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp in Marvel’s latest adventure

Soorma is unlike any other sports biopic

Kadaikutty Singam

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Sacred Games from Netflix

Ranchi nuns and Philomena

Bollywood pirates have a merry run in Ireland

Ocean’s 8

Venice 2018 probables


Loving Pablo

Tik Tik Tik

Rajinikanth: Still banking on gimmicks

Madhavan to play lover boy again

Kaala; Review

Rajinikanth and Kaala

Abhiyum Anuvum

Ananth Mahadevan to adapt Ray’s The Storyteller into a film

Cannes Film Festival not sinking

Cannes critics and jury see eye-to-eye

Nandita Das at Cannes

At Cannes, Nandita talks about Manto

Sir at Cannes Critics’ Week

Lars Von Trier’s The House That Jack Built At Cannes

Nandita Das’ Manto at Cannes 


Manoj Bajpayee pushes Bhonsle at Cannes

First ever Kenyan movie premiers at Cannes

Cannes begins with Everybody Knows

Cannes and controversy

Daas Dev and Sudhir Mishra

Dhanush will be at Cannes

Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds floats listlessly

The fear of the hangman’s noose is not going to stop a rapist

Lars Von Trier to return to Cannes

No Dubai Film Festival this December

Vishal Bharadwaj and Bard’s comedies

S. Nihal Singh

Lars Von Trier and Cannes

Nandita Das at Cannes with Manto

Cannes Film Festival poster 

Privileged and pampered Mr Khan

Salman Khan…

Everybody Knows to open Cannes

First cinema to open in Saudi Arabia on April 18

Documentary on honour killing

The Long John Silvers of India

Cannes to celebrate Kubrick

Fremaux’s steps draw ire


Cannes chief comes under fire from critics

Cannes checkmates racing reviewers, bans selfies on the steps

Airlift and Ridley Scott

Cannes set for exciting times

Hot Cannes possibilities

Actor Dileep

Tamil cinema in the doldrums

Slaying in the time of  stalking

Three cheers for Frances! 

Irrfan Khan, incredibly interesting

Sridevi: Her early magic could never be replicated later

Tarantino to make a movie on Sharon Tate

The guesses have begun at Cannes

Pulsating probables of Cannes

Remembering Sridevi

Cannes, are radical changes coming?

Carting the dead with vegetables

Neeraj Pandey’s cinema


The Light of the Moon

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