Entertainment  /  Published 13.08.20

Films and freedom

Directly encapsulating the idea of ‘Carpe Diem’ or ‘seize the day’ was this Zoya Akhtar film which, like Rock On!!, explored the themes of friendship and freedom, through a lif...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.08.20

Picking characters from patriotic film favourites

Sudipta Chakraborty I would love to play Aamir’s role in Rang De Basanti if it could have been rewritten as a female. I love the film because of its true emotions towards building a nation that...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.20

Student’s short film selected for US festival

A short film highlighting depression and suicide, directed by a mass communication student with roots in Bengal and studying in this Jharkhand city, has been selected for the All American High School ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Lockdown: SOP on film shooting soon

The government is coming up with a standard operating procedure (SOP) for shooting films in India in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is also set to provide incentives for production to acceler...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 05.07.20

A Bumper like no other

The short film Bumper, directed by actor Rwitobroto Mukherjee, is a labour of love. While shooting for the film Open Tee Bioscope, he formed a strong bond with his peers. As soon as the film was compl...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Lights, camera, action: Kolkata film fest a hit

The Nandan promenade was crowded as usual around 4pm on Wednesday on the 4th day of the Kolkata International Film Festival.At any point, at least five smells hung in the air. Arcane hobby publication...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.19

Joker reviews: critics as moral gatekeepers

Reviews of Joker have alternated between gasps of adulation and stentorian demurrals over its fallen-guy-made-into-a-hero approach. Many reviewers have cavilled at what they see as the film’s justif...
By in

Technology  /  Published 01.10.19

Galaxy Fold in India: Future of technology

A fold is not a flip. There was a time when the “folding phone” snapped shut at the end of calls. For Samsung, it means a display that actually bends; a smartphone with a front screen that can be ...
By Mathures Paul in

Entertainment  /  Published 08.11.18

Thugs of Hindostan: Watch at your own risk

Mujhe yeh samajh mein nahin aa raha hai ki tum mahaan ho ya kaminey,” goes a character, as he rides pillion on a donkey with Firangi Mallah, played with delicious double-facedness by Aamir Khan. Fir...
By Priyanka Roy in

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Forest Man story on celluloid

It will be a first for Nimananda Das as well as the first film on Jadav Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India.Though several documentaries on Payeng have been made by filmmakers across the globe, t...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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