Ronita Torcato

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Ronita Torcato is a government-accredited journalist, tsundoku, chorister & history buff.

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The Courier review: An engrossing spy-thriller

The Courier review: An engrossing spy-thriller

The Courier is adroitly helmed by Dominic Cooke, an accomplished theatre veteran, brilliantly acted and thoroughly watchable

Misbehaviour review: Keira Knightley-starrer is a must watch for brilliant performances and narrative

Misbehaviour review: Keira Knightley-starrer is a must watch for brilliant performances and narrative

It is in intimate scenes that director Philippa Lowthorpe reveals commendable insight and empathy

Streaming reality: Hard-hitting documentaries that touched our hearts in 2020

Streaming reality: Hard-hitting documentaries that touched our hearts in 2020

From disseminating in-depth information on diverse subjects ranging from socio-economic issues, arts and culture to conservation and clim...Read More

The Secrets We Keep: Intense performances keep you hooked till the end

The Secrets We Keep: Intense performances keep you hooked till the end

Implausibilities are offset by nail-biting tension in adroitly helmed sequences

This new adaptation of 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' resonates with 21st century living

This new adaptation of 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' resonates with 21st century living

The comical elements which suffuse Dickens’s text, Iannucci's heart-warming iteration highlights with gusto and great joy.

Tenet review: Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi entertainer will leave you wanting for more

Tenet review: Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi entertainer will leave you wanting for more

One of the most anticipated movies of Christopher Nolan, Tenet, was delayed several times on account of the coronavirus pandemic. Has the...Read More

Come Play review: A chilling tale of monster that lurks in a child’s gadgets

Come Play review: A chilling tale of monster that lurks in a child’s gadgets

Much in the manner of Spielberg, Chase underlines themes of childhood angst and relationships in an age of anxiety. The ending of Come Pl...Read More

Peninsula review: Predictable plot, but exciting action sequences make this zombie film interesting

Peninsula review: Predictable plot, but exciting action sequences make this zombie film interesting

The movie evokes memories of Mad Max and 28 Days

WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

Cervical cancer is the first cancer declared for elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO), which recently launched a new campai...Read More

Target Number One review: Impressive performances make it an interesting watch

Target Number One review: Impressive performances make it an interesting watch

Certainly, there will be some who would want the narrative to move at a brisker pace. But where the director and scriptwriter score is in...Read More

Unhinged: Edge-of-the-seat action thriller

Unhinged: Edge-of-the-seat action thriller

Russell Crowe's character is a full blown psychopath who seems unstoppable; the edge-of-the-seat tension and Borte's empathy for the vict...Read More

T.M. Krishna takes Ashoka's edicts on a timeless musical journey

T.M. Krishna takes Ashoka's edicts on a timeless musical journey

Inspired by Ashoka’s reformed world view, Krishna has launched his latest musical endeavour, The Edict Project

'Kiss the Ground' review: Presents a compelling blueprint for reversing global warming

'Kiss the Ground' review: Presents a compelling blueprint for reversing global warming

The companion film to award winning documentarian Joshua Tickell's best-selling book of the same name presents a compelling blueprint for...Read More

Coronavirus Lockdown: 5 TV shows to pass your time during this 21-day period

Coronavirus Lockdown: 5 TV shows to pass your time during this 21-day period

Homeland: Couch potatoes familiar with Homeland know this Golden Globe and Emmy award winning TV series developed by Howard Gordon and Al...Read More

Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) 2020 opens for entries - All you need to know

Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) 2020 opens for entries - All you need to know

This edition of the wildly popular fest will be held between 5th-12th November 2020 in theatres across the metro

Movie Review: Bloodshot - High on action

Movie Review: Bloodshot - High on action

Film: BloodshotCast: Vin Diesel, Guy Pearce, Elizah Gonzalez, Lamorne Morris, Talulah Rise, Tobey Kebbell, Jóhannes Haukur JóhannessonDir...Read More

Movie Review: Onward - Makes you laugh and cry

Movie Review: Onward - Makes you laugh and cry

Film: OnwardCast (Voices): Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Octavia Spencer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mel Rodriguez, Ali Wong, George Psarras, John ...Read More

Short Film Review: Mera Farz Hai;  Drive against sexual violence

Short Film Review: Mera Farz Hai; Drive against sexual violence

A short film titled, Mera Farz Hai: Sexual violence will end when we take a stand is being screened before the main feature in 150 cinema...Read More

Movie Review: The Invisible Man; Terrifying reboot

Movie Review: The Invisible Man; Terrifying reboot

Film: The Invisible ManCast: Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Oliver Jackson-CohenDirector: Leigh WhannellRating: *...Read More

Movie Review:  Sonic The Hedgehog--Enjoyable comic adventure

Movie Review: Sonic The Hedgehog--Enjoyable comic adventure

Film: Sonic The HedgehogCast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz (voice), Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Neal McDonough, Adam Pally...Read More

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