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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Namrata Joshi

Articles by Namrata Joshi

Margarita With A Straw

Margarita With A Straw

Apr 27, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Works as it is a celebration of life.

What's A Film Without Some Food

What's A Film Without Some Food

Apr 24, 2015 Namrata Joshi

From a film critic's plate.

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Apr 20, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Getting to the bottom of the crime feels less like the delight of solving a puzzle, more like taking a maths...

Court, Fort & Impediment

Court, Fort & Impediment

Apr 13, 2015 Namrata Joshi

A new set of young Marathi filmmakers directors—Chaitanya Tamhane, Avinash Arun, Bhaurao Karade—breathe...

Hunterrr

Hunterrr

Apr 06, 2015 Namrata Joshi

For a young male audience, it is packed with in-jokes and locker room talk.

A Marquee In Gorakhpur

A Marquee In Gorakhpur

Apr 06, 2015 Namrata Joshi

The eastern UP town is an unlikely site for cinema of resistance

NH 10

NH 10

Mar 30, 2015 Namrata Joshi

The film loses out on complexity by opting for a way too easy narrative: the rural brutes vs us, the city...

The Three Musketeers Of Bollywood

The Three Musketeers Of Bollywood

Mar 16, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Aamir, Salman, Shahrukh turn 50. They have owned the Hindi film for half their lives already.

Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Mar 16, 2015 Namrata Joshi

A piece of nostalgia wrapped up in the actual.

Badlapur

Badlapur

Mar 09, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Things are laid out too literal when they should have been left unsaid

Chhota Bhim In Long Pants

Chhota Bhim In Long Pants

Mar 02, 2015 Namrata Joshi

New censor chief Pahlaj Nihalani’s ‘puritan’ streak has everyone stumped. Is this the future?

Qissa (Punjabi)

Qissa (Punjabi)

Mar 02, 2015 Namrata Joshi

One of the most beguiling films of recent times, it captivates even as it confounds.

Shamitabh

Shamitabh

Feb 23, 2015 Namrata Joshi

More silly and stupid than profound and philosophical.

Mr Turner

Mr Turner

Feb 16, 2015 Namrata Joshi

It’s sprawling, it’s demanding, it’s rewarding—rather like reading a classic.

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher

Feb 09, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Intimate personality studies bring the three main characters to life in this intriguing world of sports and...

Birdman

Birdman

Feb 09, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Unmatched cinematography takes the audience into the neurotic world of Birdman, where reality merges with...

Baby

Baby

Feb 02, 2015 Namrata Joshi

In the name of supposed 'realism', the film plays on and magnifies the popular percepti­ons about 'Islamic...

No Such Thing As Ghar Wapasi

No Such Thing As Ghar Wapasi

Feb 02, 2015 Namrata Joshi

We spoke to 65 foreigners on how they view the Republic on its 65th anniversary.

Tevar

Tevar

Jan 26, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Despite its occasional flourishes and a basic competence of craft, you end up taking very little back home.

A Cycle Bell Rings

A Cycle Bell Rings

Jan 19, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Byomkesh Bakshi, the sleuth filmmakers probe