Ullozhukku

Ullozhukku (Undercurrent), Christo Tomy’s debut feature film made in Malayalam, explores a moral crisis concerning a woman and her mother-in-law. The …

Mikka Bannada Hakki

Manohara K’s directorial debut made in Kannada, Mikka Bannada Hakki (Bird Of A Different Feather, 2024), is adapted from Sonia …

Weekdays & Weekends

Over the years a particular ‘genre’ of film making has taken root. Some very exciting films like Luis Buñuel’s Exterminating …

Chandu Champion

Chandu Champion , directed by Kabir Khan, tells the real life story of Murlikant Petkar (Kartik Aaryan) and explores his …

Hit Man

Hit Man, co-written and directed by Richard Linklater, is a bright, piquant and fascinating mashup of film noir with screwball comedy. …

On Our Big, Fat Movie Weddings

Once, a white-haired, dagger-tongued taxi driver, speeding me through traffic towards Royal Opera House, where Raj Khosla’s Do Raaste (1969) …

Swargarath

Rajesh Bhuyan’s Swargarath is a comic, caper story exploring how the lure of quick money can corrupt most people. The …

Eric

Eric, written and created by Abi Morgan and directed by Lucy Forbes, is a discerning, powerful and emotionally charged examination …

Hit Man

Hit Man, co-written and directed by Richard Linklater, is a bright, piquant and fascinating mashup of film noir with screwball comedy. …

The Holdovers

The Holdovers, directed by Alexander Payne, stands as solid testament to the age-old adage, “Never count an auteur out.” The …

Suresh Pai On Editing Footprints On Water

He is one of the finest film editors in India, having edited close to 60 feature films. An alumnus of …

The Dark Humour of Randa Chahal Sabbag

Collins dictionary defines ‘Black Humour’ as: A form of humour that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or …

On Our Big, Fat Movie Weddings

Once, a white-haired, dagger-tongued taxi driver, speeding me through traffic towards Royal Opera House, where Raj Khosla’s Do Raaste (1969) …

The Jewels In Heeramandi’s Crown

During my adolescence in the 1960s, by sheer happenstance I became privy to the insulated world of a Bombay kotha: …

Sound Designer’s Note: Amar Singh Chamkila

When I received a call from Window Seat Films for a film with Imtiaz Ali (my second with him following …