Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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19 Aug 2018

The magic of Madhumati

19 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

Madhumati marked a milestone in Indian cinema.

Admission of its true nature

19 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seems to have, for the first time, talked in complete honesty.

12 Aug 2018

The unlikely heroes

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

In Aneek Chaudhuri’s words, his film White (which screened at the Cannes Market Screening, 2018) is a silent film which “tells stories of three women surviving rape and fighting back to lead a normal life”.

‘Perception is not the whole truth’

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

The couplet sums up Mulk, the film that hit theatres last Friday. It prods the subject that India fears to talk about.

05 Aug 2018

Leftover treat

05 Aug 2018 | 1:55 AM

We have one more reason to welcome the downpour.

New buy can’t break down. Period

05 Aug 2018 | 1:55 AM

I bought a tractor last year but have never been able to make use of it.

Comedy for troubled times

05 Aug 2018 | 1:55 AM

Frustrated over having nothing to do except claiming responsibilities for terror strikes orchestrated by other outfits, a young man calls it quit.

29 Jul 2018

The errands of subsistence

29 Jul 2018 | 2:03 AM

Most family dramas uphold clichés and use melodramatic overtones.

Visual archive of a fading art

29 Jul 2018 | 2:03 AM

The word “naach” for the “laundas” is more than a word than means “dance.

The need to have our heroes

29 Jul 2018 | 2:03 AM

Sanju’s boxoffice returns are commensurate with the rainfall that occurred in Mumbai in the week the film was released.

15 Jul 2018

Manoj Bajpayee: The star actor

15 Jul 2018 | 3:13 AM

Twenty years have elapsed since Ram Gopal Verma’s cult Mumbai underworld thriller Satya catapulted him into the limelight, but Manoj Bajpayee continues to sustain his passion for his craft and his quest of fresh challenges.

A marriage of inconvenience

15 Jul 2018 | 3:13 AM

Swedish director Bjorn Runge''s drama, The Wife, is based on best-selling novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer.

08 Jul 2018

Finally a hit formula?

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

On the first day, it earned the tag of the biggest opener of 2018, and on day three, it smashed the record of Baahubali 2.

The joys of a rainbow

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

A quirky and endearing tale of an orphaned special child who fights back against his lot in life, Soukarya Ghosal’s Rainbow Jelly has emphatically surmounted heavy odds.

01 Jul 2018

Where art meets drama

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

When we perform in an all-woman squad, I always essay the role of Bhima,” says Gouramma, an established leather puppet artist from a remote village in Ramnagar in Karnataka.

Out of the shadow

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

When I was 10 years old, I saw a film about the Killing Fields,” Lomorpich Rithy recalls.

A puppeteer’s journey

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

Ishara Puppet Theatre, India’s leading platform for Indian and international puppetry, recently celebrated its 13th anniversary.