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  • George Clooney, Sandra Bullock
    Oct 11, 2013 16:43 ISTAbroad Spectrum

    Rashid Irani review: Gravity

    From its majestic opening shot, filmed in a single take lasting nearly 14 minutes, we are gripped. The soundtrack rises and the visuals assume laser-sharp clarity in the vast, noise-free expanse of space...

  • American Hustle
    Jan 18, 2014 12:39 IST

    Movie review by Rashid Irani: American Hustle is smart, stylish and funny

    American Hustle consolidates David O Russell’s reputation as a maverick filmmaker. The director’s seventh feature is a marvelous mosaic of 1970s Americana. The film has already snagged several Golden Globe awards. Will the Oscars follow suit?

  • Tom Hanks
    Feb 08, 2014 01:48 ISTAbroad Spectrum

    Movie review by Rashid Irani: Saving Mr Banks is a return to Mary Poppins

    Saving Mr. Banks chronicles the 20-plus years that Walt (as Mr. Disney preferred to be called) spent convincing the British novelist P.L. Travers to sell him the movie rights to her beloved children’s book, writes Rashid Irani.

  • 12 years a slave
    Feb 01, 2014 02:16 ISTabroad spectrum

    Movie review: 12 Years A Slave is essential viewing, writes Rashid Irani

    At long last, a film by Steve McQueen has made it to our multiplexes. Here, the British video artist-turned-filmmaker casts an unflinching eye toward racial abuse in pre-Civil War America. There is no doubting McQueen’s commitment, compassion and craftsmanship.