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This review contains spoilers. A version that speaks of the queer themes that emerge in the film was featured in the Gaysi blog. We are also running a buzz page for the film. It is hard not to be effusive about Anup Singh’s Punjabi film, Qissa, a masterful indictment of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Film Impressions
This article was first published in Midday, Oct 30. For the second consecutive year, an Indian entry was adjudged Best Asian Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. After last year’s Qissa, Margarita, with a Straw has wowed audiences and jury alike at Toronto, if the constant buzz on Twitter... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Film Impressions
CINEMA OF DELUSION Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD Towards the middle of Bombay Talkies, in Dibakar Banerjee’s short film, Star, actor-in-exile Sadashiv Amrapurkar emerges Yoda-like from a dumpster, every dint a doyen of Marathi theatre, unusual abode notwithstanding. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays Purandar, his son or protégé (as seen in Banerjee’s Oye Lucky... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at Film Impressions
Thanks AM, for the heads up. We'd compiled this list in 2009, with some updates in 2010. It's time to bring it up-to-date... then all those movies can be brought in. Soon.