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Manisha’s performance is the best thing about ‘Maska’

The coronavirus outbreak seems to have changed the world in an unprecedented manner. For the first time since the advent...

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Neeraj Pandey’s digital debut is worth a watch

Special Ops Creator- Neeraj Pandey Cast- Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vipul Gupta, Muzammil Ibrahim, Meher Vij, Saiyami Kher, Mir...

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Engaging thriller with its special moments

Directed by Oni Sen, Asur is part crime thriller, part police procedural made in the vein of similar offerings in...

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Politically charged and relentless in its critique

Last year, about 160 years after Victor Hugo wrote his magnum opus Les Misérables, the French filmmaker of Malian origin,...

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Second season manages to keep one hooked

Altered Carbon has just returned with an eight-episode second season, set in the early 25th century, three decades after the...

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A quintessential underdog story

Yeh Ballet Direction: Sooni Taraporevala Cast: Achintya Bose, Manish Chauhan, Jim Sarbh, Danish Husain, Vijay Maurya, Heeba Shah, Julian Sands...

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Entertaining but not for the frail heart

Amazon Prime Video series Hunters follows a group of Nazi hunters operating in New York during the 1970s. They have...

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Weak plot, annoying narrative confuse viewers

“Are you here for fun or peace?” asks a character to another in Mohit Suri’s Malang. It’s a question that...

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Seasoned cast lend credibility to the biopic

Gul Makai Direction: Amjad Khan Cast: Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Atul Kulkarni, Arif Zakaria, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh, Pankaj Tripathi,...

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Dance sequences lift an otherwise faltering film

In my recent review of Om Raut’s Tanhaji, I had extensively talked about how a lot of the content these...

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The boldest portrayal of Dracula in a long time

Dracula Direction: Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat Cast:Claes Bang, Dolly Wells, Morfydd Clark Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the makers of Sherlock and Doctor...

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Youth-oriented motifs rule this period film

Tanhaji Direction: Om Raut Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan Big budget period war dramas are in vogue. Tanhaji...

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Ghost stories review: Element of horror comes across as a breath of fresh air

The quartet of Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap is back with yet another portmanteau film to...

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Here’s everything that made 2019 a memorable year for Hindi cinema

The year 2019 proved to be a rather interesting one for Hindi cinema. Over the last few years Bollywood has...

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An entertaining film backed by a good script

Good Newwz Director: Raj Mehta Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Diljit Dosanjh, Adil Hussain, Tisca Chopra Hindi cinema...

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As dark and diabolical as any superhero series

Watchmen Director: Nicole Kassell Cast: Regina King, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tom Mison Exactly a decade after Zack Snyder shocked everyone with a...

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An emphatic return to form for Gowariker

Hindi cinema has had a long tradition of historical films with the name of one Sohrab Modi, often referred to...

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When the spirit of Kabir took over the ancient ghats of Benares

“Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of...

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A relevant film that fails to leave an impact

Hotel Mumbai Director: Anthony Maras Cast: Dev Patel, Anupam Kher, Armie Hammer The 2008 Mumbai attacks didn’t just shake the...

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Despite the weaknesses, it captures imagination

Frozen 2 Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff In the recent times...

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Social comedy that addresses important issues

Motichoor Chaknachoor Director: Debamitra Biswal Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Athiya Shetty Motichoor Chaknachoor is the latest in the series of Bollywood...

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Dharamshala film fest looks towards the future

The 8th edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) was hosted in Mcleodganj from 7-10 November. This year, the...

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11th edition of We Care International Film Fest

Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication (AIMC) organised the 11th edition of its annual We Care International Film Festival from 6-8...

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A worthy addition to the Terminator franchise

Terminator: Dark Fate Director: Tim Miller Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta  ...