world cinema

Tahader Katha (1992)

Dir.:Buddhadeb Dasgupta Shibnath Mukherjee( Mithun Chakraborty) is a freedom fighter who was sent away to the Andaman’s for eight years.Solitary confinement (Kaala Paani) in the Andaman Islands was the most harrowing punishment meted out by the British and usually reserved… Read More ›

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 ›