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Raman Raghav 2.0 Movie Review: Madness Meets Mayhem, Meh!

Directed and written by: Anurag Kashyap Starring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal Amidst the furore and hype over Udta Punjab, Raman Raghav 2.0 almost made a quiet entry into the theatre screens (one wonders if Phantom Films could have deferred this release instead of having 2 of their productions in consecutive weeks). Its subject matter though,…

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Raman Raghav 2.0: A Quick Review

Raman Raghav is a typical Anurag Kashyap film- a moving hand held camera, dark alleys, haunting music, gore, expletives and drug abuse. It is based on the real life story of a serial killer  with the same name who once haunted Mumbai. However the resemblance stops at that.

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Raman Raghav 2.0 Movie Review: Dead On Arrival

It isn’t easy, making a movie about a serial killer. The maker has to walk the fine line between judgment and deification, whilst refraining from the cheap thrill of titillating the audience with the graphic details. However, serial killers do make for a fascinating subject, no matter how many movies have been made in the…

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Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016) Movie Review: “You Complete Me”

RATING: 7.5/10. There’s a stirring passage in Donna Tartt’s campus murder saga THE SECRET HISTORY, where the charismatic and eccentric professor of Greek, Julian Morrow, waxes eloquent to his mercurially talented students on the Dionysian ethics of letting loose, of allowing the primal instincts to take over, exhorting that “if we are strong enough in…

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NFDC Film Bazaar 2015 Witnessed an Eventful Day 3!

National Film Development Corporation’s, ninth edition of Film Bazaar had an eventful day three. Filmmakers likeShekhar Kapur, Anurag Kashyap, Ketan Mehta, PrakashJha, Bharat Bala, Amala Akkineni were guest speakers at the NFDC Knowledge Series; Kabir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani and Prakash Jha met the participants from all the three Screenwriters’ Lab; Producers’ Lab sessions were conducted by Marco Mueller, Olivia Stewart,…