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Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Sunday Eye


Russo brothers: 'The Indian film industry is so vibrant, it rivals Hollywood'

August 08, 2022 4:41 pm

During their recent India visit, American filmmakers Anthony and Joe Russo talked about tapping Indian talent and the challenges of mounting large-scale entertainers

'Chhayaankan', a new documentary throws light on the forgotten cinematographers who made Hindi cinema great

August 08, 2022 9:49 am

Former cinematographer Hemant Chaturvedi, who's worked with the likes of Ram Gopal Varma, Vishal Bhardwaj, Aparna Sen, quit Bollywood in 2015, and returns now with a documentary on 14 veteran cinematographers who showed the world the marvels of playing with shadows and more

How the tiny home movement with its focus on responsible choices and living light is catching up in the country

August 07, 2022 7:07 am

In India, where homes are repositories of memories and heirlooms, we seem to be right-sizing our mindset where bigger does not mean better and less is more

How the 39th Jerusalem Film Festival offered a chance to experience Israel, in reel and real

August 06, 2022 3:08 pm

Taking in the sights and sounds of Jerusalem, seeing how the old and the new meld, and attending the 10-day festival, spread over 10 days in July, with more than 200 films, including a clutch of movies from this year's Cannes Film Festival

What the brouhaha over MP Mahua Moitra's Louis Vuitton in Parliament says about aspiration and resentment

August 07, 2022 1:25 pm

The Trinamool MP responded with some tongue-in-cheek 'handbagging' on social media

A lesson in democracy from the bees

August 03, 2022 5:39 pm

Despite a queen bee to helm them, the apian world runs in perfect harmony

Sunday Long Reads: Health food movement, Kareena Kapoor Khan on being 42, book reviews, and more

July 31, 2022 12:39 pm

Here are some interesting reads from this week's issue!

What the monsoon tells us about love, hope, peace, sharing and celebration

July 30, 2022 10:51 am

I see the proverbial silver lining in the blackest of clouds, and how that fleeting shimmer turns into a lasting change in the landscape

Aanchal Malhotra's new book is a salve on Partition's wounds

July 30, 2022 2:16 pm

The Language of Remembering threads together personal histories of Partition to build a narrative of hope and reconciliation


Ms Marvel to Minnal Murali: Superheroes closer home

July 16, 2022 4:27 pm

Not just Hollywood but many Indian superheroes have been among the audiences' favourites.

Saim Sadiq and Pakistan’s Moment in the Sun & India-Pak camaraderie

July 12, 2022 10:32 am

Saim Sadiq took seven years to make Joyland which is a cis-trans romance in a conservative family drama.

Sreelekha Mitra’s Hour of Glory

November 07, 2021 3:00 pm

By bringing Sreelekha Mitra centre stage in Once Upon a Time in Calcutta, director Aditya Vikram Sengupta has given the actor, in her more-than-two-decade career, a role of a lifetime.

The eye of a genius: The cinematic universe of Satyajit Ray

May 24, 2020 1:35 pm

Satyajit Ray was a quintessential humanist who used the camera with empathy to tell stories. Stories that capture the beauty and severity of life in rural Bengal, decaying feudalism, the struggles and aspirations of the Bengali middle class and its conflict with dogmatic religion. His films told stories in ways that only a humanist of his stature could.