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Flat characters, stilted performances in forgettable flick

While watching light-hearted love stories also known as ‘rom-coms’, two reactions come to mind: ‘What next?’ and ‘Who cares?’

… and yet another Romeo and Juliet!

Nothing prepares you for this. Wonder what Shakespeare would have thought of director Manish Tiwary's desi Varanasi must-see adaptation of one of his most famous works
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SBS TV’s The Hunting reiterates how unsafe we all are online

It’s being described as a show that should be seen by parents of all high school kids. SBS TV’s new four-part series The Hunting is based on the stresses and strains of late adolescence,...

One By Two: Slice of urban life, done up in tasteful shades

Film: One By Two Cast: Abhay Deol, Preeti Desai Writer-Director: Devika Bhagat Rating: *** It takes a while to figure out why this deliciously yummy concoction about urban aspirations is called One By Two. And it would be...

‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’: Kangana shines in a superfluous narrative

A visual treat based on the life of the incredible Queen, by TROY RIBEIRO.

Film review: Rajma Chawal has its heart-warming moments

Tasty but difficult to digest

Miss Lovely: A world of unmitigated debauchery

To aesthetically capture the scummy on screen in all its naked glory is not an easy task

Harrowing tale of survival: Inam

War stories are challenging to narrate without being controversial. But cinematographer-filmmaker Santosh Sivan has crushed that notion

Melb-based film-maker sees early success in India

New Indian-Australian short film tackles mental health issues. PREETI JABBAL reports
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Leila review: a terrifying yet mesmerising vision of the future

LEILA (Netflix) Cast: Huma Qureshi, Siddharth, Rahul Khanna, Seema Biswas and Arif Zakaria Directors: Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan Kumar Rating: **** In the beginning there is the swimming pool. A splashy symbol of the upper crust's...