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Indira Kannan

Gatik's driverless B2B delivery service gains pace in US and Canada

The middle-mile segment, unlike long-haul transport or last-mile delivery to an end consumer, involves business-to-business (B2B) operations, mostly from a warehousing location to a retail centre

Gatik's driverless B2B delivery service gains pace in US and Canada
Updated On : 08 Nov 2022 | 8:28 PM IST

A flying start for debut Indian trio at Toronto International Film Festival

This year, only three films from India made it to TIFF, among the world's top fests and traditionally a welcoming platform for Indian cinema

A flying start for debut Indian trio at Toronto International Film Festival
Updated On : 16 Sep 2021 | 6:08 AM IST

Film submissions at TIFF were higher than pre-Covid numbers: Cameron Bailey

'People still want to experience movies; they want to discover new films', said Bailey

Film submissions at TIFF were higher than pre-Covid numbers: Cameron Bailey
Updated On : 15 Sep 2021 | 6:08 AM IST

A film festival turns a well-timed spotlight on black voices in cinema

Protests, demonstrations - and sometimes, violent rioting and looting - have dominated headlines even through the Covid-19 pandemic

A film festival turns a well-timed spotlight on black voices in cinema
Updated On : 05 Oct 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

Cultural appropriation

It's interesting to juxtapose the debate surrounding the cast of A Suitable Boy with that of another film which premiered at TIFF last year

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Updated On : 18 Sep 2020 | 11:29 PM IST

Covid-19: '76 Days' revisits Wuhan to tell the story from ground zero

Film focuses on personal stories instead of taking an investigative route, following patients and staff in four different hospitals

Covid-19: '76 Days' revisits Wuhan to tell the story from ground zero
Updated On : 16 Sep 2020 | 1:07 AM IST

The show must go on: The physical meets virtual at TIFF this year

The film festival, counted among the top 3, opens this week in a toned-down avatar

The show must go on: The physical meets virtual at TIFF this year
Updated On : 07 Sep 2020 | 6:07 AM IST

Never Have I Ever: Tales of a desi high school student in a foreign land

The show is a funny, feel-good look at the life of a desi high school student in sunny southern California, based loosely on Kaling's own experiences

Never Have I Ever: Tales of a desi high school student in a foreign land
Updated On : 19 Apr 2020 | 12:10 AM IST

Committed to sell Air India within a defined period of time: Hardeep Puri

This time, according to Puri, "100 per cent is the current thinking everywhere, as last time we went in wanting to retain 24 per cent and clearly that was not conducive to the process"

Committed to sell Air India within a defined period of time: Hardeep Puri
Updated On : 27 Nov 2019 | 6:46 PM IST

A documentary on the dazzling success and dizzying fall of Bikram Chaudhury

This is a story of a man who owed his phenomenal success to his knowledge of yoga, and his downfall to behaviour that ran entirely counter to how a true yogi should live his life.

A documentary on the dazzling success and dizzying fall of Bikram Chaudhury
Updated On : 09 Nov 2019 | 2:17 AM IST

Three-time Oscar nominee Phoenix may finally have the last laugh as Joker

Phoenix is brilliant as Joker, radiating pure mania and a mocking evilness as he transforms from a meek loser to a character almost amazed by the power of his random villainy

Three-time Oscar nominee Phoenix may finally have the last laugh as Joker
Updated On : 27 Sep 2019 | 11:31 PM IST

Rockstar-inspired movies are the next big thing at the box office

Audiences are giving films made on the inspiring-and often colourful life- of music stars a big thumbs up

Rockstar-inspired movies are the next big thing at the box office
Updated On : 21 Sep 2019 | 7:43 PM IST

How representation of women directors still so sparse at film festivals

The TIFF website points out that out of last year's top 250 films, only 20 per cent had women directors, writers, producers, editors or cinematographers

How representation of women directors still so sparse at film festivals
Updated On : 14 Sep 2019 | 10:18 PM IST

J-Lo rules in Hustlers, a story of a stripper scam post the 2008 meltdown

Based on real events post the 2008 financial crisis, Hustlers is an out-and-out J-Lo film, writes Indira Kannan

J-Lo rules in Hustlers, a story of a stripper scam post the 2008 meltdown
Updated On : 13 Sep 2019 | 11:14 PM IST

A heist movie, a real robbery and a clue to the theft of ancient artifacts

Museo, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, explores the thorny issue of protecting and preserving antiquities through the predicament of two art thieves

A heist movie, a real robbery and a clue to the theft of ancient artifacts
Updated On : 14 Oct 2018 | 5:55 AM IST

A travelling exhibition showcases 45 years of Manolo Blahnik's work

The exhibition celebrates Manolo Blahnik's avant-garde designs and his passion for stilettos

A travelling exhibition showcases 45 years of Manolo Blahnik's work
Updated On : 13 Oct 2018 | 2:34 AM IST

In key Toronto conference, focus on India-Canada trade boost

The conference comes at an eventful time with the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA - Canada's economic mainstay - notwithstanding ongoing talks among the US, Mexico and Canada

In key Toronto conference, focus on India-Canada trade boost
Updated On : 03 Sep 2018 | 12:23 AM IST

Village Rockstars film review: Striking the right chords

This is a film that meanders along at the pace of life in rural Assam, where it is set

Village Rockstars film review: Striking the right chords
Updated On : 07 Oct 2017 | 12:52 AM IST

The heart of a lion

Lion is another feather in Dev Patel's impressive body of work

The heart of a lion
Updated On : 05 Nov 2016 | 12:16 AM IST

Child of slum, queen of chess

Set in a shanty Ugandan town, Mira Nair's Queen of Katwe is a heart-warming film based on a true story

Child of slum, queen of chess
Updated On : 24 Sep 2016 | 12:27 AM IST