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Fallen woman saga falls flat: Rajjo

Films about prostitutes, with or without a heart of gold, have fascinated filmmakers and viewers

Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela: Absolutely reckless

Just when you think you have seen it all, there comes a film that reminds you of how far the cinematic medium has come...

Brave concept, engaging war satire

War Chhod Na Yaar: Political satires are easily the most difficult genre of comedy in cinema

Take the warning… stay away!

Water waste of time! Slasher movies work best on terra-firma where girls in a state of disrobed desperation make a dash for safety

Dark, sinister, devastating

There are the dark unexplored regions of the psyche that experimental cinema reifies, even for an audience that doesn't want to...

Desolation , Loneliness…Perfection!

In Mrinal Sen's Khandhar, desolation was defined and epitomized as much by Shabana Azmi's face and physicality as it was by the architectural ruins

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?’

Taut, tense, tactile and terrific

Viewing John Day has the thrill of discovering an unexpected little gem. It doesn’t matter where writer-director Ahishor Solomon got the raw material for this gripping cat-and-mouse tale

Timely wake-up call for a wounded nation

Satyagraha: Timely wake-up call for a wounded nation, writes SUBHASH K. JHA

Exceptional political thriller

If only history could be changed by art. Cinema is a powerful medium for socio-political expression and revolution. Alas, in India, entertainment engages all other aspects of life on celluloid