The ‘Baahubali’ films highlight that even violence can be lyrical, that inventive imagination can bend and break barriers.
Stylish and handsome, the star had a legion of swooning female fans even though he often played the villain
With an eclectic body of work that recognised no boundaries, Demme’s demise is a profound loss for American cinema.
Despite being a film about a reporter, ‘Noor’ gets neither the filmmaking nor the journalism right.
Indian movies are embracing the fact that real relationships can be messy because individuals are.
In conversation with the directors of Soz: A Ballad of Maladies that reveals how heavy militarisation in the Valley has led to the emergence of political hip-hop, rock and folk music as weapons of resistance.
‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ follows the lives of four women with sartorial, professional, spousal and sexual desires in small-town Bhopal.
The provisions of these laws, Amol Palekar has said, have not been questioned in the last 47 years and have failed to keep up with the times.
‘Begum Jaan’ had the potential to provoke, but loses out thanks to the director’s constant emphasis on hammering in his point instead of letting the audience get there themselves.
Kaatru Veliyidai’s portrayal of toxic masculinity through the lens of a successful love story is much more intelligent and unsettling than it lets on.
Despite its assured storytelling and attention to detail, ‘Mukti Bhavan’ offers the same, familiar emotional experience of Hindi indies that came before it.
In conversation with Kenny Basumatary about filmmaking, raising finances through crowdfunding, viewers’ expectations and more.
Delhi’s nostalgia-ridden fans gave a rousing send-off to one of their favourite cinema houses.
Since the censor board’s decision committee failed to agree on what classification to award the movie, the final call now rests with Pahlaj Nihalani.
The film treads familiar ground of the director’s earlier films, but lacks the urgency of its predecessors
Above all, ‘Phillauri’ is a film about love, about its transformative powers, about the hope that it’ll be eternal.
The machinery of making a film is the same in India, Britain and Hollywood, says the director
‘Trapped’ is an example of credible writing, smart direction and masterful acting – transforming mundane to lyrical, passable to remarkable.
The film is a mishmash of analog and digital images but remains impartial and unsentimental
‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ is a highly uneven film, mainly because it’s marred by a constant tussle between real life and cinema.
Unlike Bollywood, whose inebriated women always seem to end up dancing on top of bar tables, Kollywood’s women are always missing from TASMAC shops.
Ambalal Patel was a pioneer and innovator in film processing who brought Gevacolor to India.
The CBFC has denied the film a certificate for “glorifying” homosexual relationships, “vulgarity”, depicting Hinduism in a “derogatory” fashion and for depicting a Muslim woman masturbating.
Host Jimmy Kimmel did not hesitate in mocking Donald Trump throughout the show, and was joined by several others who made political statements against the US president.
Pahlaj Nihalani, with his love for the Modi government and its agenda, has chosen to take the ultra-conservative view in banning this film.
The best of global cinema in the Oscar nominees from Germany to Iran, Denmark and Vanuatu, are outside the Hollywood bubble.
The film raises questions about loyalty and love in a story set during the Second World War.
The director Garth Davis has powerful material to work with, but he does little with it
John Wick: Chapter 2 is very much its own film – an impressive concoction with a serious lead but a film that doesn’t take itself seriously.
From understanding one small-town India to ridiculing the other, ‘Running Shaadi’ starts and ends on diametrically different notes.
Barry Jenkins’s ‘Moonlight’ is the kind of world where forgetting and forgiving takes a lot of time, a lot of effort.
Amit Masurkar’s film is one of several from South Asia in the Berlin Film Festival.
Originally released only on CDs, Mollywood is now popular in cinemas across western Uttar Pradesh.
The filmmaker takes the audience for granted, believing it will accept anything at face value.
Lost archives of the pioneering film studio Bombay Talkies have gone on display at an exhibition in Australia.
Nothing much has changed from the time I was attacked by goons 17 years ago, says director Hansal Mehta
The Wire spoke to Amit Masurkar, Swara Bhaskar and Neeraj Ghaywan about their reactions on the Bhansali assault, how it affected them and the perils of self-censorship.
Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London according to his agent Charles McDonald.
Rajput activists say its because Bhansali is presenting wrong facts in his new historical drama Padmavati
It is difficult to decide whether the movie’s regressiveness or stupidity is more infuriating.