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Review: PM Narendra Modi is a work of fiction

The movie presents a version of Modi that the bhakts wants the rest of us to see, feels Utkarsh Mishra.

Rediff 24 May 2019 4:05 pm

India's Most Wanted review: Death by boredom

Arjun Kapoor doesn't know the difference between restrained and reactionless.

Rediff 24 May 2019 10:44 am

Jamly Yang talks making the world a better place through film

Jamly Yang never wanted to focus on one aspect of filmmaking. She has always been fascinated by how a movie comes together, appreciating every element. She enjoys the det

Merinews 23 May 2019 10:59 pm

Review: City Of Dreams is surprisingly sexy!

After 20 plus years of threatening to offer us new sensations, Nagesh Kukunoor has finally let it rip, raves Sreehari Nair.

Rediff 22 May 2019 12:01 pm

Executive producer Alex Cross talks making good TV and 'Celebrity Wife Swap'

As an executive producer for many of your favorite reality and competition television shows, Alex Cross believes her biggest responsibility is telling stories. She aims t

Merinews 18 May 2019 5:58 pm

Review: The bitter truth about De De Pyaar De

De De Pyaar De is a Radio Play being passed off as a Motion Picture, says Sreehari Nair.

Rediff 17 May 2019 3:47 pm

De De Pyaar De review: Modern family mockery!

'You'll find more wisdom on such matters in a Sara Ali Khan interview,' says Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 17 May 2019 12:31 pm

Seeing Son of Wanderer with Jun Li

Jun Li gives a first-hand look at the making of the film Son of Wanderer.

Merinews 15 May 2019 9:24 pm

Shining the light As Ye Sow

Cinematographer Nan Li describes his approach on the acclaimed film As Ye Sow.

Merinews 14 May 2019 10:26 pm

Review: Student of the Year 2 disappoints

It's time to move on from fights and dances and cliché, says Kshmaya Daniel.

Rediff 13 May 2019 10:32 pm

Trailer Talk: Shahid gets crazy as Kabir Singh

If you have seen Arjun Reddy, you'd know that Vijay Deverakonda did a fantastic job and his performance is hard to match. Shahid, from what we see in the trailer, seems t

Rediff 13 May 2019 4:05 pm

Student of the Year 2 Review: Stupidity of the year!

'Student of the Year 2 has no spunk, no plot and zero charisma,' sighs Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 10 May 2019 3:47 pm

CGI artist Cheng Wei Liao creates outstanding NYC skyline in 'Isn't It Romantic'

Cheng Wei Liao has spent his life enchanted by the limitless opportunities presented by the movies. As a child in Taiwan, he dreamed of a day where he could put his own t

Merinews 9 May 2019 8:54 pm

Colombia's Juliana Betancourth captivates audiences in hit Netflix series

As an actress, Juliana Betancourth gets to live a different life with each new role, grasping a new aspect of humanity with every character she portrays. As a citizen of

Merinews 4 May 2019 8:58 pm

Canada's Evan Marsh goes up North for Netflix's new hit series

Growing up in Woodstock, Ontario, Evan Marsh often found himself going through the VHS tapes in his father's music/entertainment store. He would pick multiple movies and

Merinews 4 May 2019 1:23 pm

Setters review: Shoddy take on education mafia

'Even if Setters shows no inclination to understand the dark desperation that drives parents to buy marks for undeserving children, it could've made a little more effort

Rediff 3 May 2019 12:34 pm

Blank Review: Bland and boring

'As is mandatory in Bollywood these days, Blank too insists on painting a ferocious Muslim imagery of bushy beards, severe kohl-eyes and chequered scarfs spewing distorte

Rediff 3 May 2019 10:18 am

Reader Reviews: Avengers: Endgame gave me goosebumps!

'Does Avengers: Endgame close satisfactorily?''Does it beat that gold standard of superhero movies, which Mr Nolan gave us nearly seven years ago?''After watching on an I

Rediff 29 Apr 2019 4:15 pm

Avengers Endgame: An emotionally draining goodbye

Did I cry? Yes.Did I smile? Yes.Did I get goosebumps? YES!Do I want to watch it again? Of course!Do I believe this is the end? Not quite.Sukanya Verma gets emotional watc

Rediff 26 Apr 2019 5:17 pm

Send us YOUR Avengers: Endgame review!

Here's your chance to review Avengers: Endgame!

Rediff 26 Apr 2019 3:36 pm

Love's different dialects in Yingli Cheng's Lily

What is love and how does it communicate? Filmmaker Yingli Cheng illustrates the complications of the international and familial iterations of this in the film Lily.

Merinews 22 Apr 2019 9:13 pm

Discovering care and cure

This informative documentary film by Siyi Wu depicts the integration of traditional Chinese medicine in the US.

Merinews 22 Apr 2019 8:59 pm

Trailer: Bharat looks paisa vasool

Surprisingly, Salman's acting doesn't look too dramatic, feels Namrata Thakker.

Rediff 22 Apr 2019 4:37 pm

Cultivating talent in film and television: Producer Clara Levy

French-born producer Clara Levy found her own talent lay in recognising and cultivating the vision and passion of other artists. As part of the vanguard producing short f

Merinews 17 Apr 2019 7:53 pm

Kalank review: You won't be able to look away. But...

... you won't feel anything either.

Rediff 17 Apr 2019 4:53 pm

Big Little Man: An award-winning film about a young boy from Taiwan struggling to find his place

What is the difference between very good and great? Accomplished professionals all have proficiency and talent; it's a requirement, particularly in the entertainment worl

Merinews 16 Apr 2019 7:51 pm

Please watch Made in Heaven today!

'I don't remember the last time I was this invested in the characters of a story since Doordarshan's golden age or early days of cable television boom,' applauds Sukanya

Rediff 13 Apr 2019 12:42 pm

Trailer Review: SOTY 2 is visually lovely but...

While the cast and their acting looks promising enough, the storyline - not so much, says Kshamaya Daniel.

Rediff 12 Apr 2019 5:04 pm

Review: The Tashkent Files is a hard-hitting film

The writers have smartly targeted several politicians without mentioning them, says Ramesh S.

Rediff 12 Apr 2019 1:34 pm

The Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai review

'Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai neither asks nor answers,' complains Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 12 Apr 2019 10:19 am

Criminal Justice: More than just a whodunit

At its core, Criminal Justice is a tale of small miscalculations leading to grave consequences, feels Sreehari Nair.

Rediff 9 Apr 2019 4:34 pm

Now, a web series to spread the legend of Modi

Modi: Journey of a Common Man is blatant propaganda, feels Utkarsh Mishra.

Rediff 8 Apr 2019 3:34 pm

Review: No Fathers in Kashmir is a must watch

There are no heroes or villains in No Fathers in Kashmir, but only helpless characters, who perhaps don't have a choice other than learning to live with what they're subj

Rediff 5 Apr 2019 10:31 am

Review: John Abraham's film is TOO RAW

One only wishes RAW: Romeo Akbar Walter was cooked better, says Urvi Parikh.

Rediff 5 Apr 2019 7:47 am

Junglee Review: Gimmicky affair

What could have been an extraordinary movie fails to hit the mark, notes Urvi Parikh.

Rediff 29 Mar 2019 11:32 am

Notebook review: Wow! visuals, wooden leads

A little charm from the debuting actors and Notebook would actually be worthy of note.

Rediff 29 Mar 2019 11:15 am

Gone Kesh Review: Bald & beautiful

Gone Kesh is a good-natured coming-of-age tale, applauds Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 29 Mar 2019 9:50 am

Review: Akshay and Action are Kesari's strengths

'Kesari devotes a significant chunk of its script to brandish Akshay's might as the dauntless, magnanimous, Sardar, Havildar Ishar Singh.''To his credit, the actor is a p

Rediff 21 Mar 2019 10:30 am

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Review: A must-watch!

Bala creates a world so mad yet meticulous and unlike no other in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, raves Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 21 Mar 2019 10:19 am

Milan Talkies Review: Confused fluff!

Milan Talkies cannot decide what kind of a movie it wants to be, feels Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 15 Mar 2019 6:55 pm

Photograph Review: A delicate little gem

God bless Ritesh Batra, raves Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 15 Mar 2019 11:36 am

Made in Heaven: Beautiful contradictions, flat revelations

'Made in Heaven plays well as a busy show; when it's hip, but without being hopeless,' feels Sreehari Nair.

Rediff 13 Mar 2019 2:31 pm

Badla review: Terrific mind games

Badla wears the air of a cold, civil, old-fashioned whodunit, which treats its premise like an insidious game and characters with undisguised suspicion, feels Sukanya Ver

Rediff 8 Mar 2019 4:47 pm

Captain Marvel Review: Leaves you happy and impatient

Captain Marvel is all about women empowerment, yet it's never preachy.

Rediff 8 Mar 2019 9:12 am

Have you watched these short films?

Streaming a diverse range of moods and moments, these films are a fairly commendable effort if not always riveting, feels Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 5 Mar 2019 3:29 pm

Luka Chuppi Review: Formula film-making at its lamest

Luka Chuppi is as much about live-in as Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was about pigeons.

Rediff 1 Mar 2019 10:52 am

Sonchiriya Review: Stark, stirring tale of rebels

Sonchiriya is an entire mood within a movie, feels Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 1 Mar 2019 10:06 am

Total Dhamaal Review: Anil-Madhuri deserved a better film!

Total Dhamaal would be unwatchable without Madhuri's spunk and bossy swag playing off Anil Kapoor's bellyaching, bugged half's protests, says Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 22 Feb 2019 4:22 pm

Cakewalk review: Esha's comeback is surprisingly assured

Somewhere in Cakewalk's forced enigma and clumsily written dialogues hides a slice-of-life about closure and grace, feels Sukanya Verma.

Rediff 19 Feb 2019 1:22 pm

Review: Hum Chaar lacks entertainment

Director Abhishek Dixit fails to do justice to the film and ends up delivering a never-ending saga, feels Ramesh S.

Rediff 15 Feb 2019 3:03 pm