Profile of Anirudh Bhattacharyya
Indian woman directors are a fixture at this film festival
Director Shonali Bose keeps the emotions seesawing, from highs of hope to lows of haplessness. And yes, she allows the humour dull the edge of downers.
Director Todd Phillips, known for helming The Hangover, doesn't disappoint with this version of the Joker, played with a sense of mania by Joaquin Phoenix. The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
A journalist's diary from the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival.
Dev Patel has two films premiering at TIFF and in both of them, he plays a character with subcontinent origins.
In the movie, there are plenty of masala ingredients, which Bala mashes up to create quite a dish.
As with Village Rockstars, Das once again chose her village in Assam as the location for this film.
Despite its opacity, it has an organic flow, one that makes for compelling viewing.
The context may well be political, but the content is deeply personal. Dolkar is orphaned by occupation, that of Tibet by China. Her present is counterpointed by flashing back to her perilous escape from Tibet.
The device Maras employs is that of viewing the events from the perspective of the well-heeled guests, mostly Western, even a Russian businessman with a background in the erstwhile Soviet special forces.
The film is about choices: Bonnie's solidity versus Vicky's anima attraction.
'If Irrfan Khan and Tannishtha Chatterjee are already actors with global recognition, Adil Hussein is joining that list, as he essayed an intense performance in the Norwegian film, What Will People Say'
'With nearly 350 films of various lengths and genres screening at TIFF, there are several movies that tend to get a little lost in the shuffle'
The script is based on William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, and, as we know, he never shied away from violence
From Assam to Toronto International Film Festival, a film scripted, directed, shot, edited and produced by just one person, Village Rockstars is hardly a tale of victimehood instead a story of aspiration...
Notes from Toronto International Film Festival-- a gala that serves as a tastemaker for the Academy Awards.
Attenuated over the years, Sikh separatism is given a fillip for cheap political gains even by the Canadian PM
A pioneer among Indians in Canadian politics recounts his eventful march to high office
Welcome to Trudeaupia-2, where image is everything. Yet, the proof of the pop appeal is still in the policy pudding.
Once upon a time, there was the Disney princess who has now been upstaged by a pauper–a 10-year-old chess prodigy from the slums of Kampala
Frames of India from the The Toronto International Film Festival
Could easily have transgressed into poverty porn territory, with a side of White Saviour Complex tossed in...
Financial analyst Neeraj Monga’s reports have India Inc in a funk
How Prem Watsa, the ‘Oracle of Ontario’, beat the downturn