VFX is the true HERO in ‘ZERO’ | Sidharth Iyer

It’s nearly the end of the year and 2018 has clearly belonged to content-driven cinema as far as Bollywood is concerned. Be it the runaway hit of the year Andhadhun, or a family comedy in Badhaai Ho, the spy thriller Raazi and even an experimental piece of cinema like Tumbbad. 2018 also witnessed film critics…

Pope of the Risen | Jude Law | by Manjiri Mazgaonkar

The Young Pope – its name and trailer both create a picture of this wicked and radical Pope who is in to change the archaic Vatican, one rule at a time. However here is the truth – they lied and you will happily lap up the lie. You and the Vatican are in for a…

An ode to Bollywood’s Crown Prince | Rajkummar Rao | by Vibhor Chadha

A few years ago, I had read a book called “The Secret”. Throughout the book, the author repeatedly stressed on the power of belief; in yourself, in your dreams and in your courage to overcome what obstacles may come in your way. She called it the Law of Attraction: When you put your whole being into achieving a…

Lipstick under my Burkha | Guest Review | Ankita Chaudhuri

Last year a small film with a humble budget launched its trailer on YouTube in October. It boasted of an interesting all female lead star cast, featuring two stalwarts of what is called India’s Parallel Cinema, and two relatively unknown faces. It was the second feature film of a relatively unheard female director. Its trailer…