Entertainment  /  Published 04.10.19

Succession is a riveting watch

At a time when capitalism is facing flak internationally for its rampant disregard for democratic structures, ethics and the environment, it is challenging to empathise with the privileged one per cen...
By Abhishek Sikhwal in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.11.18

Boy Erased's sensitivity is also a dramatic limitation

Jared Eamons, an Arkansas college student who is an avid runner and an aspiring writer, is also gay. Or rather, he is in the midst of figuring that out about himself — what it means, how he might ac...
By A.O. Scott/ New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 15.01.20

George Mackay on '1917' that’s up for 10 Oscars

It’s early summer 2019 and George MacKay is standing in a trench, staring into the eyes of Colin Firth. They’re making a First World War film on Salisbury Plain, which is standing in for the Weste...
By Kyle Buchanan/New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 08.02.19

Cold Pursuit: a bunch of dubious stereotypes

The wintertime Liam Neeson sad-dad action thriller for 2019, Cold Pursuit, is just like most of the previous specimens and also completely different. This time, instead of rescuing a daughter, as he d...
By A.O. Scott/ New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.01.19

Don’t have fun making movies: M. Night Shyamalan

It’s appropriate, then, that Glass, which debuts this weekend, completes another kind of circle. Riding high on the success of its predecessor, Split (2017), the film concludes an original superhero...
By Sopan Deb/The New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.11.19

Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles on directing Anthony Hopkins

Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles — the man behind City of God, Blindness and now The Two Popes — was in Mumbai recently to receive the Excellence in Cinema award at the Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai ...
By Priyanka Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.18

Robin Hood: Perfunctory and predictable

There have been a lot of movies made from the Robin Hood legend, and the 1938 Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, remains the best. Its 100 or so minutes just br...
By Glenn Kenny/New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.18

Green Book: A road movie with great performances

The crispy poultry motif figures heavily in the Green Book trailers, conceivably as a warning. Every suspicion you might entertain — that this will be a sentimental tale of prejudices overcome and c...
By A.O. Scott/The New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 07.02.20

Icon of the golden age

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Kirk Douglas, one of the last great stars of Hollywood\u2019s golden age who died on Wednesday aged 103, was Spartacus. But he was a man of many parts: the self-styled ...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 31.01.20

Jojo Rabbit: An anti-Nazi satire (not!)

Don’t let the marketing blitz fool you. Jojo Rabbit is not an irreverent anti-Nazi satire in the grand tradition of The Great Dictator, The Producers or even Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Baster...
By Kevin Maher/The Times, London in


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