Taranath Tantrik review: Q's Innovative horror series comes short of becoming a classic, thanks to his indulgences
With Taranath Tantrik, Q has created what is essentially a truly Indian horror show — one that is neither pedestrian nor totally highbrow.
A Twelve-Year Night movie review: This Uruguayan film is an excellent account of isolation and claustrophobia
A Twelve-Year Night shows us that every freedom comes at a cost, and that it is important that we remember that cost from time to time.
The intentions of Dotara may have been noble, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired. I wish someday, someone would be able to marry these two.
Shahjahan Regency movie review: Srijit Mukherji faithfully, spiritually adapts Mani Shankar's Chowringhee
It is not easy to make a film like Shahjhan Regency, to handle so many characters and their motivations with such sensitivity.
Goyenda Tatar movie review: Srikanta Galui’s film is undermined by convoluted script, ill-defined characters
There are many problems with Goyenda Tatar, but perhaps the biggest among them is the script.
Adventures of Jojo movie review: Raj Chakraborty’s film is visually grand but lacks a coherent storyline
What good is a collection of visually stunning scenes if they don’t tell an engaging, coherent and believable story that you are willing to invest in? Raj Chakraborty’s Adventures of Jojo suffers from exactly that ailment.
Koler Gaan movie review: Pronab Mukhopadhyay's new drama falters due to its soap opera-like treatment
Koler Gaan presents an age-old subject in an archaic fashion, rather than in a relevant, new treatment.
Bijoya is a wonderful film – although it does lose itself in indulgences at times – and boasts of some brilliant performances by its lead trio.
Mrinal Sen's Hindi directorial debut Bhuvan Shome proves how legendary filmmaker made the ordinary look beautiful
Mrinal Sen showed no matter how many transformational journeys we go though, the world around us does not change. What changes is the way we look at that same old world.
The Hindi film industry has witnessed several changes in the year that has gone by, from a more open dialogue about sexual harassment to a growing preference for biopics
Yeh Un Dinoñ Ki Baat Hai: Author Yasir Abbasi on putting together the Urdu memoirs of cinema legends
Tracking down lost publications, Yasir Abbasi followed leads to obscure towns and people's homes in a last-ditch effort to save valuable records of Indian cinema. The marvellous outcome of his efforts is his recently released book ‘Yeh Un Dinoñ Ki Baat Hai: Urdu Memoirs of Cinema Legends’.
In a year that witnessed several sub-par adaptations and crowd-pleasers, the Bengali films that remained memorable explored themes like euthanasia, troubled parent-child relationships and women's rights
If there is any saving grace in La Tribu (The Tribe), it has got to be the presence of Carmen Machi, who plays the role of Fidel’s mother.
Kishore Kumar Junior movie review: A brilliant first act followed by tedious flow of unnecessary events
The rest of the 120 could not even capture a tiny fraction of what the first 20 minutes of Kishore Kumar Junior contained. And what a tragic waste that is!
Mainak Bhaumik should be proud of his cast, who turned the predictable story of Generation Ami into a fascinating and engrossing tale.
Abhishek Saha's Bengali road movie Uronchondi features in the Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) this year.
Bagh Bandi Khela movie review: Year's biggest Bengali masala entertainer lacks logic, coherent storytelling
Bagh Bandi Khela is an unapologetic full-on masala entertainer which sadly does not hold your attention or instil a sense of curiosity
IFFI 2018: Abyakto director Arjun Dutta on filmmakers who inspire him, and reach of Bengali cinema beyond Kolkata
Abyakto has been nominated for the Centenary Award for the Best Debut Feature Film of a Director at the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
Sriram Raghavan on making only five films in 14 years, and casting Saif Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan in unconventional roles
No matter how much we would want him to give us more and more films, Sriram Raghavan will not. He will make a film only when he wants to.