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Golden Lion for Julie Andrews at Venice 2019

Sacred Games 2 mirrors the ills of today’s India

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

India showcase at Venice

One more controversy at Venice 2019 with American Skin

Nerkonda Paarvai: A superbly subdued Ajith

Fast and Furious — Hobbs and Shaw

Ash is Purest White arrives in India

Sasidharan goes to Venice with Shadow of Water

Kangana Ranaut and her terrific script sense

The Great Hack: Manipulating people with their own data

The Lion King is roaring, thanks to technology

Venice 2019 selections

Sujoy Ghosh’s Typewriter clatters out a ghost story

Japan’s The Truth and India’s Bombay Rose to herald Venice 2019

Kadaram Kondan: A stylish Vikram gets a badly written film 

The hijab story and Golshifteh Farahani

Super 30, the struggle of a poor educationist in Bihar

Sujoy Ghosh’s scare series Typewriter

Gagging Tamil film critics, how futile

Spider-Man: Far from Home…and thrills

Raatchasi, Jyotika all the way

Shoplifters, Kore-eda creates his own Fagin and Oliver Twist

Last Visit, about a father-son relationship that is troubled

Yesterday, a rom-com with the soundtrack of Beatles hits

House Owner, a middling movie

Sindhubaadh, not worth a watch

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

Stars are no demi-gods

The Orphanage, clumsy mix of fiction and fact

Water famine and Indian cinema

Why cinema   interviews and reviews tend to be superficial

Leila…frightening glance into near-future India

Pain and Glory at Cannes

Parasite is a brutal look at social inequality

Girish Karnad

Kolaigaran, a taut thriller

Shunned by Hollywood, Woody Allen to shoot new film in Spain

Can You Ever Forgive Me

NGK: A Surya adventure

Cannes 2019: Mektoub My Love: Intermezzo

Cannes 2019: Young Ahmed offers a harsh look at radicalisation

Cannes 2019: Parasite wins Palm dÓr

Cannes 2019. Parasite is an engrossing take on social divisions

At Cannes, Quentin Tarantino loses his cool

Cannes 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a stylish homage

Cannes 2019, Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life

Antonio Banderas starrer Pain and Glory is all about Pedro Almodovar

Les Miserables and Sorry, We Missed You at Cannes

Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory at Cannes

Ken Loach comes to Cannes with a moving story

Cannes starts on a disappointing note

The Dead Don’t Die 

Of Fathers and Sons

Cannes 2019 set to raise the bar

The Last Summer, a rom-com

Sylvester Stallone to be at Cannes with Rambo V

Cannes to honour Alain Delon, despite controversy

Nagesh Kukunoor’s City of Dreams

Cannes 2019 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

K 13 — Not enough meat to hold attention

Someone Great

Cannes 2019 titles to vie for Arab Critics awards

The Curse of La Llorona

Music Teacher. lyrics and love on the mountains

At Cannes, the usual suspects

No Indian movie at Cannes Film Festival

Cannes goes down memory lane

Selection Day 2, not quite like the book

The Tashkent Files rakes up the mystery of Shastri’s death

The new Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai

Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die to open Cannes 2019

Unicorn Store, a fancy adventure

Traitors is a gripping spy drama

J. Mahendran

The Highwaymen, Bonnie and Clyde retold

Super Deluxe, a biting critique of societal ills

Will Kore-eda’s The Truth open Cannes 2019?

Airaa, illogical plot and shoddy script

Triple Frontier, star-studded rumble in jungle

Juanita, a mother’s magical journey

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood may be at Cannes

Photograph – A soulless sojourn

Gollapudi Srinivas Award for 96

The films that may be at Cannes this May

Badla sinks in a quagmire of plot imperfections

Period. End of Sentence — India’s Oscar-winning documentary

Cheran’s Thirumanam, and what a bore

Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu to chair Cannes Jury

The Favourite a triangular palace intrigue

Netflix drama, Firebrand

Hip-hop dream in Gully Boy is music to the ears

The timelessness of Casablanca

To Let: A pressing social issue tackled with singular focus

Line of Descent plays at the Berlin Film Festival Market

The Fakir of Venice loses plot in the city of romance

Wajib – A father and son bond over a road trip

9: A ghost prowls all over the plot, leaving it messed up

Michael Winterbottom comes to India again with The Wedding Guest

Velvet Buzzsaw: Money and cursed art paint a strange spectacle

Sarvam Thaala Mayam

Peranbu: A nuanced study of father-daughter relationship

Gaza: An uplifting study of a land in turmoil

Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi, syrupy, not impressive

Polar on Netflix

First Emirati drama, Justice, on Netflix

Why Cheat India is a rocky ride to the murky side of education

Shah Jahan Regency, a lovely Bengali movie

Uri — A Surgical Strike takes a slanted view

Uri — The Surgical Strike takes way too many creative liberties

Selection Day fails to capture the nuances of the novel

Rajinikanth And Petta

Petta, Rajnikanth’s gimmicky journey

Girls of the Sun with Golshifteh Farahani

Mary Poppins Returns, though not quite with that spoonful of sugar

Sofia — A damsel in distress and a selfish solution

Five most memorable Indian films of 2018

Rajinikanth’s 2.0 has an important message

Mrinal Sen, the master moviemaker

Five foreign films in 2018 that were gems

What Will People Say

The Protector

Seethakathi

Roma, a Mexican magic

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

Parasakthi

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

Sanju

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 

Manto

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

Hichki

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

Naachiyaar

The Light of the Moon

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