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  • 24-Jun-2017 | J Jagannath

    Small-town India: G Kutta Se, Angamaly Diaries and A Death in the Gunj

    Massey's disposition of someone being consumed by his unending torment is perfect

  • 09-Jun-2017 | J Jagannath

    Not woke enough

    My heart bleeds when I see that a well-intentioned story is botched up for monetary reasons

  • 27-May-2017 | J Jagannath

    Baahubali mania: Mindless frenzy around the Prabhas film is a worrying sign

    While S S Rajamouli hogs headlines, Dadasaheb Phalke winner Vishwanath is relegated to the footnotes

  • 12-May-2017 | J Jagannath

    Dotage dramas

    Movies like Mukti Bhawan and Pa Paandi are essential lessons in filial responsibilities

  • 29-Apr-2017 | J Jagannath

    Movie review: Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion is a colossal bore

    Beneath its dazzling veneer, this emperor has no clothes

  • 14-Apr-2017 | J Jagannath

    Poetic existence

    The movie has Adam Driver as the eponymous character who drives a bus in New Jersey's Paterson

  • 01-Apr-2017 | J Jagannath

    Howling fantods

    Three movies in the recent past gave me the howling fantods

  • 17-Mar-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Superhero marathon

    'Baahubali' is the closest to a proper super hero Indian cinema has produced after 'Mr India'

  • 03-Mar-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Oscars so radical

    Made in America was the longest film ever nominated for an Oscar, let alone to win one

  • 17-Feb-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Coming of age

    Jenkins made a movie with such cool intelligence and sorrow that it's beyond pulchritudinous belief

  • 03-Feb-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath:Oscars in Trumpland

    There have now been 647 cinematography nominations in Oscar history

  • 21-Jan-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Voice of a generation

    What Infinite Jest did to the '90s, Wire to the aughts, Girls does the same for the 2010-2020 decade

  • 13-Jan-2017 | J Jagannath

    Winner for all ages

    There would be little surprise if Haraamkhor turns out be the year's best independent film

  • 06-Jan-2017 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Best scenes of 2016

    The year we left behind has been truly terrible

  • 23-Dec-2016 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Making it big

    Watch 'La La Land' and 'American Honey' to understand it's not such a bad thing to dream big

  • 09-Dec-2016 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Linguistics and philosophy

    Villeneuve is like the alternative Spielberg we never knew we needed

  • 25-Nov-2016 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Horror of horrors

    Babak Anvari's Under The Shadow is a supremely scary movie set in the 1980s when the Iran-Iraq war was at its raging best

  • 12-Nov-2016 | J Jagannath

    J Jagannath: Strange & insecure

    The just-released 'Doctor Strange' is quite possibly my most favourite movie made out of the Marvel source material

  • 29-Oct-2016 | J Jagannath

    Film festival amid war

    Days before the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival was to kick off, Karan Johar came out with a 117-second video appealing to a fringe nationalist party to allow a smooth release of his upcoming Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. This earnest, albeit ...

  • 15-Oct-2016 | J Jagannath

    Gifts from a film fest

    The former, a French-German-Belgian psychological thriller starring Isabelle Huppert, is based on the rape-without-tears bestseller Oh... by Philippe Djian

  • 01-Oct-2016 | J Jagannath

    Best of the best

    I have a few reservations considering how documentaries don't find a mention and neither does a single Indian movie

  • 17-Sep-2016 | J Jagannath

    Blind assassin

    Don't Breathe has so much craft it retroactively makes nearly every other recent studio horror movie look even lazier

  • 03-Sep-2016 | J Jagannath

    Alternative Telugu cinema

    This year saw a spate of smaller films ruling the roost, while the bombastic mainstream ones fell by the wayside

  • 20-Aug-2016 | J Jagannath


    Calling Andrews a movie critic is a bit like calling Arnold Schwarzenegger a bodybuilder

  • 06-Aug-2016 | J Jagannath

    Through a glass darkly

    Based on two short stories by Waryam Singh Sandhu, the director connects two nearly disparate stories to show the grisly paranoia that gripped the state in 1984 during the anti-Sikh riots