Film Critics

  • Roger Ebert: Excerpts of his 10 memorable reviews 05-04-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: Roger Ebert reviewed thousands of films over the years, influencing moviegoers across the country with his uncomplicated, yet intelligent reviews that were breezy and often quotable. Along with fellow film critic Gene Siskel, Ebert, who died on Thursday at the age of 70, created and made famous the...
  • Roger Ebert: 10 things to remember about him 05-04-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Ten things to remember about acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert, who died on Thursday: 1. There were many firsts in his career Roger Ebert was the first journalist to win the Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism in 1975. He also earned an honor given to the movie stars...
  • US: Film critic Robert Ebert dies at 70 05-04-2013 07:25 AM

    Los Angeles: Roger Ebert, who was the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize and became an unlikely TV star while hosting a movie review show with fellow critic Gene Siskel, died in Chicago on Thursday, two days after he disclosed his cancer had returned. "It is with a...
  • Excerpt: The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic 22-11-2012 05:05 PM

    The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic is journalist Anna MM Vetticad's account of a year in which she resolved to blog reviews of every single Hindi film released in the NCR (National Capital Region)...not just the high-profile, well-promoted films, or big-banner productions with major stars, but literally every single...
  • Sonam Kapoor: I don't take myself seriously 21-11-2012 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor says she never takes herself seriously and that is why her comments are often misinterpreted. "I don't take myself seriously. Critics often criticise me personally and my films. Media sometimes misinterpret my statement but I have always taken them positively," she said. "Rather, I find...
  • Is it true some directors pay for good reviews? 19-10-2011 11:32 AM

    Mumbai: A film reviewer can be a director's best friend or worst enemy. It was hence not surprising, when to a question about whether he knew of anyone in Bollywood who has paid for a good review for a film, director Nikhil Advani's answer was an instant 'Yes'. Had he...
  • New York critics name 'Social Network' best film 14-12-2010 12:21 PM

    Los Angeles: The New York Film Critics Circle on Monday named Facebook film The Social Network the best movie of the year, and gave its best director honour to the movie's maker, David Fincher. Armond White, chairman of the influential critics group and chief critic for The New York Press,...
  • Fine art of film appreciation and Mumbai Film Festival 29-10-2009 03:46 AM

    Amole Gupte is training youngsters on finer nuances of film appreciation. ...