Ronita Torcato

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MIFF: A platform for budding filmmakers

MIFF: A platform for budding filmmakers

Film enthusiasts can look forward to a scintillating and educative engagement when the 16th edition of South Asia’s oldest and largest fe...Read More

Hotel Mumbai: Dev Patel shines in this real-life story

Hotel Mumbai: Dev Patel shines in this real-life story

Film: Hotel MumbaiCast: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Jason Isaacs, Anupam Kher, Nazanin Boniardi, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Nagesh Bhosle, Natasha...Read More

Knives Out is clever whodunnit Hollywood movie

Knives Out is clever whodunnit Hollywood movie

Film: Knives OutCast: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Ana ...Read More

Movie review: Celebrating the Warrior Queen of Jhansi

Movie review: Celebrating the Warrior Queen of Jhansi

Film: The Warrior Queen of JhansiCast: Devika Bhise, Ben Lamb, Rupert EverettDirector: Swati BhiseRating: ***1/2Meticulously researched ...Read More

21 Bridges movie review: A thrilling ride

21 Bridges movie review: A thrilling ride

Film: 21 BridgesDirector: Brian Kirk Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Keith David, Stephan JamesRating: ***1/2In real...Read More

Frozen 2: Elsa & Anna win hearts, again!

Frozen 2: Elsa & Anna win hearts, again!

Film: Frozen 2 Cast: (Voices) Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff Directors: Chris Buck & Jennifer LeeRating: *** 1/2This beau...Read More

Book lovers in Mumbai rejoice: 10th Tata Litfest at NCPA till Nov 18

Book lovers in Mumbai rejoice: 10th Tata Litfest at NCPA till Nov 18

More than just a book fest, the 10th Tata Litfest is all about ideas, the arts & culture

Motherless Brooklyn: Riveting noir

Motherless Brooklyn: Riveting noir

Film: Motherless BrooklynCast: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Leslie Mann, Bobby CannavaleDire...Read More

Charlie's Angels: Fun femme fatale

Charlie's Angels: Fun femme fatale

Film: Charlie's AngelsCast: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth BanksDirector: Elizabeth BanksRating: * * * and a half...Read More

Motherless Brooklyn Movie Review:  Riveting film noir

Motherless Brooklyn Movie Review: Riveting film noir

Film: Motherless BrooklynCast: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin,Willem Dafoe,Gugu Mbatha Raw, Leslie Mann, Bobby CannavaleDirect...Read More

Midway Movie Review: Epic war drama

Midway Movie Review: Epic war drama

Film: Midway Cast: Ed Skrein, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Patrick Wilson, Etsyshiv...Read More

Last Christmas: Bittersweet romantic comedy

Last Christmas: Bittersweet romantic comedy

Film: Last ChristmasCast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma ThompsonDirector: Paul FeigRating: * * *This romcom co-writte...Read More

Hexing Movie Review: Tantra Yantra tale

Hexing Movie Review: Tantra Yantra tale

Film: HexingCast: Dominique Swain, Adam Weafer, Emma Eliza Regan, Zeb Moore, Ketan Anand, Nigel Mercier, Conor Marren, Camille SolaDirect...Read More

The Current War: Engaging biopic

The Current War: Engaging biopic

Film: The Current WarCast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult,Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton,Katherine WaterstonDirec...Read More

Terminator Dark Fate: Exciting Action Adventure

Terminator Dark Fate: Exciting Action Adventure

Film:Terminator Dark FateStarring: Linda Hamilton, Arnold SchwarzeneggerDirector: Tim MillerRating: * * * *Edge of the seat entertainment...Read More

Adam Driver's Trinity at MAMI

Adam Driver's Trinity at MAMI

At the previous edition of MAMI, audiences were wowed by Spike Lee’s Cannes grand prix winner

Zombieland 2: Double Tap is a hilarious entertainer

Zombieland 2: Double Tap is a hilarious entertainer

Film: Zombieland 2: Double Tap Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Rosario DawsonDirector: Ruben Fleisch...Read More

Downton Abbey: Not to be missed

Downton Abbey: Not to be missed

Film: Downton AbbeyCast: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Allen Leach, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Imelda Staunton, Laura Carmich...Read More

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Movie Review: Revisionist dark fantasy

Film: Maleficent: Mistress of EvilCast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Michelle Pfeiffer, R...Read More

Discovering Indian cinema in a globalised landscape

Discovering Indian cinema in a globalised landscape

There's a bonus in store for filmmakers premiering their work in the Discovering India section at the 21st MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

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