Govt looks to choke LWE funding; 1-yr plan in focus

Shah says fight against Maoists needs to be accelerated, decisive.

published on : 27th September 2021

'Aakashavaani' review: An engaging take on oppression and superstition

Running at just over two hours, the screenplay takes time to establish the milieu, its rules, beliefs (one may call superstitions), and the hierarchy.

published on : 25th September 2021

'Sunny' movie review: Poignant and hopeful, if not groundbreaking, storytelling

Some might find the deliberate pacing of Sunny bothersome, but those who had endured long periods of darkness & solitude might find the film relatable, if only to a certain extent

published on : 24th September 2021

'Ankahi Kahaniya' movie review: Netflix anthology offers love on the quiet

Bollywood directors rarely wrestle with love honestly but when they do, the entry point is almost always male.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Maestro' movie review: A largely faithful remake that falls short of expectations

Remaking a National award-winning film that is still being lapped up by the movie buffs on digital platforms is a tricky proposition.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Annabelle Sethupathi' movie review: The premise is interesting, but the pain is real

It is also reasonably interesting that early deaths in the film happen without much ado.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Kodiyil Oruvan' movie review: A film that ticks off all the boxes for masala entertainment

During a crucial scene in Ananda Krishnan’s Kodiyil Oruvan, the protagonist gets beaten black and blue in front of the public.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Free Guy' movie review: A fun, even if superficial, ride

Guy (Ryan Reynolds) is an NCP (Non-playable character) in the Free City game.

published on : 18th September 2021

'Kaanekkaane' movie review: A flawed but intriguing mystery

Kaanekkaane is another intellectually stimulating exercise from writers Bobby and Sanjay

published on : 18th September 2021

'Bell Bottom' movie review: A good-looking drag

Versatility ranks low in the list of Indian traits. Our heroes are usually good at one or two things, winning a medal or championing a cause, and that’s mostly fine.

published on : 17th September 2021

Indian boxing's coaching staff could be overhauled after worlds as Tokyo Olympics review continues

Two High Performance Directors Santiago Nieva (for men) and Raffaele Bergamasco (for women) along with the national head coaches are under scrutiny at this point.

published on : 14th September 2021

'Free Guy' film review: This Ryan Reynolds-starrer oscillates between action comedy and stealthy rom-com

While fantasy films require some suspension of disbelief, they are nevertheless required to operate logically within their conceit framework, and 'Free Guy' delivers on that count.

published on : 14th September 2021

'Lanke' movie review: A modest retelling of an epic

Although the film definitely has a well-crafted idea and decent performances, Lanke ends up as a pale product with several loose ends.

published on : 13th September 2021

'Tughlaq Durbar' movie review: An efficient satire that is rather too simple

We first saw it in 2012 in Pizza. We saw it again a couple of weeks later in Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.

published on : 13th September 2021

'Valmiki's Women' Review: Anand Neelakantan's latest is a contrarian’s take on mythology

Anand Neelakantan tells Medha Dutta Yadav that Ramayana and Mahabharata will always be relevant. They delve deep into the human psyche. As long as humans exist, these epics would keep evolving.

published on : 12th September 2021
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