MAMI Glimpses

The 20th edition of MAMI (Mumbai International Film Festival), under the aegis of Jio and Star, was a stupendous success. From 25th October to 1st November, cineastes from all over rubbed shoulders at the 18 screens spread across the city. PT Film Critic Hoshang Katrak shares a glimpse of some of MAMI’s best…   SHOPLIFTERS […]

Film Review: Halloween

The perils of viewing a sequel, if one hasn’t watched its predecessors, are quite a few: understanding the story and characters, lack of continuity, etc. In ‘Halloween’, the eleventh in the series, which began in 1978 with (surprisingly) the same title, director and co-writer David Green, ensure that the 10 sequels/remakes are bypassed. Jamie Lee […]

Film Review: Baazaar

‘What goes up must come down’ – director Chawla gives us a lesson in quantum physics while loosely adapting his film on the 1987 Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen starrer, ‘Wall Street’. Rizwan Ahmed (debutant Rohan Mehra) is a small-time share broker from Allahabad who aims big, he sets base in the commercial capital to meet, […]