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Mumbai Film Festival: A Waiting Guide

A quick guide for anyone trying to wait out for the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2019.

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Rethinking Movie Disclaimers

I was watching V A Shrikumar Menon’s Malayalam-language thriller Odiyan (2018) last day and I couldn’t help but think about the disclaimers that flashed on the screen. While I have noticed the disclaimer “Violence against women is punishable under law” in plenty of other recent films, it is only now that I thought about it in […]

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David Ehrlich’s 25 Best Films of 2018

I always look forward to Indiewire film critic David Ehrlich’s annual countdown of the best of world cinema. For me, it acts as a starter to the month-long celebrations leading up the New Year, which mainly involves best-of lists about almost everything. I just completed skimming through Kottke’s 2018 gift guide (helped me for my […]

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018 – Preview and Plan

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018

It’s finally that time of the year. When I look for cheeky excuses so that I can take a few days off from work to experience cinema the way it should be. Without kids, without anti-smoking disclaimers, and without censorship. It is when I put everything else on low priority and make love with cinema. […]

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Festival de Cannes is Hiring: Professional Standing Ovation Timer

Your chance to be the official standing ovation timer of Cannes.

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    Tejas Nair is a freelance writer based in Mumbai, India. He writes about cinema, literature, current affairs, culture, and society. He manages search-based digital campaigns for Publicis. more »