The Personal History of David Copperfield

As cinemas reopen in the U.S. after months of COVID closures, if ever there was a movie to watch on the big screen, Armando Ianucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield is it. This bustling, vibrant two-hour adaptation of Charles Dickens massive novel felt like a wonderful escape from being shut-in, locked down and cut […]


In 1986, in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, teenager Guddu and his five-year-old brother Saroo became separated when out to do some manual labor. The boys were from a poor, single-parent family, where mother Kamla would go off to work in construction and the older children would have to look after the younger ones. Tiny Saroo fell […]

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

With the huge (and initially, surprising) success of John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, it wouldn’t take the keen insight of the Weinstein brothers to realize that a sequel might also prove to be a goldmine. But it can be so tricky, the second time around, can’t it – to rekindle the chemistry among […]