THITHI follows hot on the heels of COURT (SFF 2015) as a minimalist gem that uses absurdity and a non-professional cast to reveal the struggles of postcolonial India.
Anurag Kashyap’s PSYCHO RAMAN (RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0) is as equally disturbing and violently uncouth as it is undoubtedly brilliant.
With terrific performances from Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, TUMBLEDOWN rises above rom-com trappings to becoming a moving look at grief and the grotesque nature of celebrity.
Despite its many cliches, THERI is a visually spectacular revenge thriller, with a winning performance from lead actor Vijay.
Maneesh Sharma’s FAN is a Shah Rukh Khan vehicle like no other, a return to form for the actor and an amusing metacommentary on the nature of the film industry and celebrity in India today.
We sat down with director Christina Zeidler to chat about the process of filmmaking, cities, sexuality and her latest work, PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL MONOGAMIST.
Adam McKay’s latest puts sociopolitical commentary at the forefront, a compelling and damning look at Wall Street and a willfully ignorant public.
UMRIKA is a unique visual and dramatic experience and ought to be celebrated as such.
Meghna Gulzar’s TALVAR is a triumph: a complex and layered examination of a notorious murder investigation with an intelligent script and strong lead performances.
At the Indian Film Festival Melbourne we spoke to film critic Rajeev Masand about modern Indian cinema and the influence of celebrity.