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First Take | Dasvi, Bheeshma Parvam, The Eyes of Tammy Faye depict three corrupt leaders and their ideas of individual justice
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First Take | Dasvi, Bheeshma Parvam, The Eyes of Tammy Faye depict three corrupt leaders and their ideas of individual justice

Abhishek Bachchan in Dasvi, Mammootty in Bheeshma Parvam, and Jessica Chastain in The Eyes of Tammy Faye are three unlikely heroes and faces of subverted governance.

The Godfather gave me an identity that was hard to cope with: Al Pacino opens up on 50 years of his breakthrough film
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The Godfather gave me an identity that was hard to cope with: Al Pacino opens up on 50 years of his breakthrough film

“It’s hard to explain in today’s world — to explain who I was at that time, and the bolt of lightning that The Godfather was,” Al Pacino says.

The Godfather turns 50: How Francis Ford Coppola's seminal gangster film imitated and inspired life
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The Godfather turns 50: How Francis Ford Coppola's seminal gangster film imitated and inspired life

Generations of mobsters have looked to The Godfather for inspiration, validation, and as a playbook for how to speak and act and dress.

Anurag Kashyap's Womaniyas: Ahead of Choked, a look at the filmmaker's compelling presentation of female characters
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Anurag Kashyap's Womaniyas: Ahead of Choked, a look at the filmmaker's compelling presentation of female characters

After Manmarziyaan, Lust Stories, and Ghost Stories, Anurag Kashyap is back to tell another woman's story in Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai, starring Saiyami Kher.

From Goodfellas to The Departed to The Irishman: Martin Scorsese's 10 greatest films, ranked
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From Goodfellas to The Departed to The Irishman: Martin Scorsese's 10 greatest films, ranked

Even some of the lesser films in Martin Scorsese's back catalogue have endured longer than most filmmakers' career-best output.

Haseena Parkar, Daddy, Raees: Crime dramas in 2017 have been less gangster, more criminal
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Haseena Parkar, Daddy, Raees: Crime dramas in 2017 have been less gangster, more criminal

The botching of 3 gangster films in 2017 — Haseena Parkar, Daddy, Raees — can be brought down to one main point. As alluring power-hungry, menacing men (and women) can be, their stories are not so simple.

Ram Gopal Varma: 'Normal families are boring; I never tire of the underworld, crime stories'
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Ram Gopal Varma: 'Normal families are boring; I never tire of the underworld, crime stories'

In a chat with Firstpost, Ram Gopal Varma talks about his latest web series, Guns and Thighs

Will Shraddha Kapoor's turn in Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai prove to be the role of a lifetime?
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Will Shraddha Kapoor's turn in Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai prove to be the role of a lifetime?

The first look of the film Haseena: The Queen Of Mumbai suggests that Shraddha Kapoor has decided to take a cue from scores of actors who usually 'get real' to be taken seriously

Raees trailer release: The troubled journey of Shah Rukh Khan's Abdul Latif-inspired saga
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Raees trailer release: The troubled journey of Shah Rukh Khan's Abdul Latif-inspired saga

The Raees trailer — featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan — is being released today, 7 December. It marks a positive step on the film's somewhat troubled journey so far.