For a film centred on horrific depravities, Thar is quite sheepish about most scenes of violence
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Haseen Dillruba wants to reach a certain point, but its journey is devoid of convincing reasons or considered nuance
An uncomfortable watch, Bittu examines a fundamental question of why we are the way we are
Paula Hawkins’ novel The Girl on the Train was an intense seesawing thriller. Ribhu Dasgupta’s film butchers it
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The Argentinian drama The Sleepwalkers has intriguing subplots but they don’t quite produce a unified meaning
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Kornél Mundruczó’s film Pieces of a Woman is not one laden with dialogues. Yet it says a lot
While A Call To Spy’s look at the lives and work of three female spies during WW2 is smart and shorn of tokenism, it lacks an
In the firmament of Bollywood, only few stars are allowed to shine. But Irrfan Khan was that rare actor who fought that
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan wholeheartedly accepts that love is love
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Directed by Sooni Taraporevala, Yeh Ballet it’s a curious amalgamation of two films: Gully Boy (2019) and Whiplash