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How the war was won

Khalid Mohamed reviews the inexplicably neglected 377 Ab Normal, is zapped by the mega-abrupt Lahore Confidential, and discovers the controversial Bangladeshi film, Doob, with...

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Mush do about something

Khalid Mohamed reviews the pleasant-enough road movie Kilometers and Kilometers from Kerala, the brain-bashing ode to violence Master from Tamil Nadu, and the silly-billy spoo...

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Now, over to a Slumtiger Millionaire

Khalid Mohamed reviews the so-so The White Tiger, is impressed by Zid Ki Jeet and thumbs up the golden oldie Indiscreet. THE WHITE TIGER (NETFLIX)  He’s in a ru...

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Uff, that dance of chaos

Khalid Mohamed reviews the political askew Tandav, the heart-tugging Tribhanga and the pertinent critique Pareeksha. TANDAV (AMAZON PRIME)   Tandav is a divine d...

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And the rest is hysteria

Khalid Mohamed reviews the annoyingly overwrought Kaagaz, the understated Sir and recommends Alfred Hitchcock’s golden oldie Spellbound.  KAAGAZ (ZEE5, TWO stars)&...

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Order! Order!

Khalid Mohamed reviews the twisty courtroom drama Nail Polish, the erotica-fest Paurashpur and a sensitive short film Adivaanam. Polish or no polish, this is a nail-biter, ...

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Pause for a cause

Khalid Mohamed thumbs up the cautionary Unpaused, checks out the complicated crime thriller and gives up on a dithering bid to take over  Casino: My Game, My Rules UNPAU...

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Ghost ghost na raha

Khalid Mohamed strives to sit patiently through the season’s supposed scarefest, Durgamati - the oddball series Bhaag Beanie Bhaag… and finds some comfort in the ...

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Blow hot, blow Coolie

Khalid Mohamed sneaks a peek at the trailer of Coolie No. 1… and finds mega-relief in Darbaan and Mank. For better or worse, David Dhawan sir’s 45th alleged la...

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For whom the bull tolls

Khalid Mohamed locks horns with India’s Oscar entry Jallikattu, Alt Balaji’s Bicchoo ka Khel… and more. True confession: At the outset, the cause celebre...

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The apotheoses of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one ...

February 25 2021

Photo Essay: Your Magic Glasses

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is an eye-opener for thousands of people across the...

February 24 2021

Lights! Action! Politics

While the coronavirus rages on, Khalid Mohamed checks out how Bollywood stars in seats o...

February 23 2021