Bahubali 2: An eclectic, absorbing sequel

Cinema is politics but it is not necessarily political. In imposing lenses of ideology and gender roles on a film like Bahubali 2 and its predecessor Bahubali critics are doing the films a disservice
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Trapped: Alone in a crowd

Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped asks us a few pointed questions about the loneliness of urban existence. He does it by mooring his film in a genre that Bollywood has never fully embraced: the survival movie
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

'Moonlight' wins Best Picture award after Oscar flub

LOS ANGELES:  "Moonlight," a drama about a gay black youth coming to terms with his sexuality in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, received the Oscar for best picture on Sunday after a stunn

Oscars not so white after all

The nomination of 'Hidden Figures' for the best picture Academy Award says a lot about the times we live in
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

"La La Land" a "team effort", says director Damien Chazelle

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) Actor Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle stressed the collaboration that went into making their Oscar-nominated film "La La Land", at their first news conference foll

History vs Bollywood

When will the Hindi film industry give us a sports biopic that shows the truth, warts and all?
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Dangal: Touching the mat, with wit and grace

Of course, the Aamir magic gilds Dangal; but the inspiring story of the Phogats also holds its own
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

Art & Culture: Breaking down the walls of patriarchy

A dance troupe called ‘Untamed Donkeys’ tries to address gender power structures through their performances
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: Vastly Offending

Just what does Karan Johar take his audience to be, lumping it with something as inane as this film?
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

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