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Miss Lovely( 2012)

Dir.:Ashim Ahluwalia I have read Ashim Ahluwalias interviews with great interest and enjoyment.Here is a man unabashedly against much that Bollywood does and I find myself agreeing with most of his views most of the time.Last year I spent a… Read More ›

Coming Home (2014)

Dir.:Zhang Yimou Mandarin with English Subtitles, currently in theatres in Singapore. Zhang Yimou is one of the greatest filmmakers of our times and the tallest figure of Chinese cinema.On the surface his latest film Coming Home is a simple and… Read More ›

Rosetta(1999)

Dir.:Jean Luc and Pierre Dardenne It’s not for nothing that “Dardenneseque” has entered the lexicon of the modern cinephile.The Dardenne brothers from Belgium, who have been making riveting social dramas for a long time now, burst onto the international stage… Read More ›

Funny Games(1997)

Dir.: Micheal Haneke Funny Games is the most horrifying film I have seen.There is nothing funny about it.When it was made it angered a lot of people.Some thought it was a cheap gimmick , others took it as a personal… Read More ›

Only God Forgives (2013)

Dir.:Nicolas Winding Refn This film created an uproar at Cannes.While some gave it a standing ovation it was booed by many others.Quite unevean praise for a director who won top direction award there for his film Drive previously.Only God Forgives… Read More ›