Siddhant Adlakha

Siddhant is a film critic for various publications including The New York Times, Vulture, The Guardian and Empire Magazine, as well as a video essay writer for CineFix. He's a member of the New York Film Critics Circle, and his work for IGN has won several L.A. Press Club awards, including Best Film Criticism at the 64th Southern California Journalism Awards.

Siddhant is originally from Mumbai and now lives in New York City.


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Ridley Scott depicts a despot’s ambition while taking surprising creative detours.


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The Flash clings to the past even as it distorts it.


'Asteroid City' is a Surprisingly Spiritual Sci-Fi Venture for Wes Anderson

The ‘50s-set sci-fi feature is one of his most self-reflexive works.


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Russell Crowe has a ball of a time, elevating an otherwise lukewarm horror entry.

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2022 belonged to RRR director S.S. Rajamouli

The director of this year's crossover Indian action epic RRR talks Top Gun, Avatar, and propaganda.