Movie Reviews

Our in-house reviewers give their take on Bollywood, Hollywood and Marathi releases every Friday

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Continuing our celebration of Imtiaz Ali this month, we bring you the script of the film that marked the director's first collaboration with actor Ranbir Kapoor in 2011


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Amy Schumer’s collection of stories is a discursive and, often inconsistent, read that alternates from awkward genital humour to earnest emotion


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This Chinese short film opens with a lovesick man convincing a reluctant woman to spend 90 days with him before making up her mind


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With Amit Masurkar’s Newton, Haobam Paban Kumar’s Lady of the Lake and Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House, India has a strong presence at the 67th edition of the film festival


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At 12%, they were better represented in mainstream Hindi cinema than previous years. The question is: will this momentum be sustained in 2017?


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Neeraj Pandey’s new production, starring Taapsee Pannu, goes into the backstory of the hard-nosed female spy from 2015’s Baby


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This 1967 film starring Debbie Reynolds is funny in parts, grim in others, at times downright confounding, but all through, far ahead of its times


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The feisty action heroine who rode horses, performed daredevil stunts and cracked her whip on baddies in the 1930s-40s is the major inspiration behind Kangana’s character in Rangoon


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