Thursday 25 February 2021

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed


Nothing called anti-national cinema, all are Indian films: Rawal

“There is no such thing as national film or anti-national film; the jury considers all movies that comes before it as Indian movies”, claims Rahul Rawail, Chairman of the Jury of Indian Panorama (Feature), of ... READ

A victim boy exploited by women, ‘Juze’ is a real story: Miransha

After being screened at several international film festivals in Hong Kong, Europe, Mumbai and Goa IFFI and getting accolades from the film critics worldwide, Juze, a Konkani film by Miransha Naik, is finallly getting released ... READ

Shuttle Life- A Hard Hitting Pukka Drama

Rating- 4.5/5 Shuttle Life is an powerful Malaysian drama directed by Tan Seng Kiat, and it shows how a Malay man, Qiang (Jack Tan) struggles to make ends meet while taking care of his mentally unstable ... READ

Newton - Jhande aur Dande se desh banta hai

Rating- 4.5/5 Newton is a riveting blend of political satire, dark humor and serious drama. It gives viewers a lot to muse about during and after the movie is over, and the laughs every few minutes ... READ

Closeness (Tesnota) - 2017 : Grim, and often way too real

Closeness (Russian: Теснота) is a 2017 film screened at the 48th International Film Festival of India, 2017. The Russian drama is the feature film debut of director Kantemir Balagov, and explores the plight of a family ... READ

Scaffolding (Pigumim)- Refreshingly Different

Rating – 4/ 5 stars The movie is centered on the life of 17yr old Asher (Asher Lax), who balances high school life and working for his father, Milo (Jacob Cohen), who runs a highly successful ... READ

A Party You Wouldn’t Want To Miss

The Party is one of the finest comedies of 2017, and is an uncommon example of a masterfully produced black comedy. ... READ

Summer 1993: Heartening tale of AIDS stigma

Summer of 1993 tells the coming of age story of Frida (Laia Artigas) a six year old girl who moves from the city of Barcelona to the countryside of Catalan to live with her uncle ... READ

Two ‘Konkanis’ bag Sahitya Academy awards

Two ‘Konkani’ novelists bagged Sahitya Academy awards this year, one for English and another for Konkani. READ

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. READ