Hollywood

Haider(2014)

Dir.:Vishal Bhardwaj I have a small personal connection with Hamlet.Its character Ophelia and her death is the subject of a sublime painting by Sir John Everett Millais. It is my Mona Lisa and hangs at the Tate in London UK… Read More ›

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 ›

Boyhood( 2014)

Dir.: Richard Linklater Richard Linklaters new film is alive with the energy and confusion of its characters as they grow up in front of our eyes.Much has been said and written about the film being shot over 12 years with… 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 ›

The Railway Man(2013)

Dir.:Jonathan Teplitzky Eric Lomax( Colin Firth) loves trains.He knows the timetables of trains in England verbatim.If you have missed your train he can guide you faster than Google and in any case in 1980 there was no Google.One day he… Read More ›