Netflix’s Bulbbul has little creative brilliance, saved only by its actors’ performances
The latest Netflix film is a retelling of a ghost story from a feminist point of view, showcasing great work by a lesser-known cast who overpower the not-so-strong screeplay.
Four Nepali filmmakers pick their favourite films
The Post spoke to filmmakers to curate a range of films to watch during the lockdown to get a glimpse of the best of world cinema.
Let Crazy World remind you what cinema can also be
Director Nabwana IGG’s writing, directing and sequencing doesn’t adhere to traditional storytelling notions--and that is perhaps its biggest feat.
5 South Indian movies we recommend you watch
There is more to South Indian movies than just the action they're famous for.
It’s OK to hate-watch, sometimes
Netflix’s Mrs. Serial Killer is a terrible film, but you don’t have to feel guilty about watching it. At times like this, when we’re all stressed, hate-watching is--in some ways--cathartic.
Going back to roots: some of Nepal’s best indigenous films
Nepali language films have always dominated the country’s celluloid history, but Nepali cinema has a lot more to offer. Here are some gems that showcase its true diversity.
Can Nepali cinema survive the viral outbreak?
The Post’s in-house film critic on what the ongoing pandemic could mean for the Nepali film industry which is already fraught with problems.
5 short Nepali movies you should definitely watch
Need an escape from the pandemic? We got you covered with these short films.
Nepali films to watch if you missed them in theatres
‘Not enough time’ is no longer an excuse. Check these films out to get a hint of where Nepali films are heading.
Revisiting ‘Uma’—a Maoist combatant's story
Looking back at the 2013 film, it remains a triumph. But could it have done more?
Anuska Rauniyar: ‘I wanted to make a film to challenge the notions of traditional Nepali filmmaking’
The Post speaks to actor Avon Raj Upreti and director Anuska Rauniyar about their feature film ‘Chakkar’, which won an award at the Queens World Film Festival in New York.
Six Bollywood directors whose work aspiring filmmakers should follow
Some filmmakers are taking risks and filming unconventional stories, and they are the ones you should learn from.
Thappad makes the entitled uncomfortable
Directed by Anubhav Sinha, the latest Bollywood film is a tight slap on the unjust social structure that entitles men with unfair privileges.
Meet the director and writer behind the most celebrated Nepali movie of the recent times
With hopes for acting dashed, and a years pining for a career in film, Binod Paudel has finally made his name by breaking the mould.
How bad editing, cinematography, and sound can spoil a good film
Bardiya Sundari directed by Sahara Sharma and produced/written by Abhimanyu Dixit (the Post's film critic) is a technical mess.
Min Bahadur Bham: Our film industry lacks creative producers who can invest more than money
The award-winning filmmaker on his love for the art of cinema and the current scenario of the Nepali movie industry.
Nepal International Film Festival kicks off today
The third edition of the festival will screen 80 films from 40 countries over five days.
The Nepali film industry has lights, camera, action—but no substance
The industry is in the doldrums primarily because most films neglect the basics of filmmaking--a good script with memorable characters, cinematography, and sound design.
In 'Panga', a mother dares to put herself, and her dreams first before her family’s needs
While it's not without flaws, the commendable work from director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari challenges a woman's prescribed place in society.
A crash course in Indian nationalist history from professor Devgn
Tanhaji is a historical epic that shoehorns religion into its tale of the battle between two macho males.