If one ever wanted to see the invisible oppressive face the Man, this film makes one see ten distinct poses of patriarch power. A divorced mother navigates the Man’s world in her car while she drives her son to his grandmother’s house. It seems that the mother, in trying to convince her son to stay... Continue Reading →
Asit Sen has directed a very strong script into a very good film. Kamal bose is the real hero of this film for his pathos filled camera work that lights up each and every frame with an uncanny appeal that forebodes what will happen at the end. And this is the real highlight of the... Continue Reading →
The magic of cinema is so overwhelming that it captures all of us in a trance and deposits us into a world of utter incongruity and we say nothing. We never protest. And after a point, we even start believing that this ridiculous world is real. Barfi takes us into one such world. Here, train... Continue Reading →
It is very difficult to critique a sympathetic movie that is so engrossed in its story that it leaves little or no scope for feeling anything else. Not because there is nothing to criticize about the film, but mostly everyone would have liked the film so very much! And Korczak, by Andrej Wajda, is one... Continue Reading →
Here is the cartoon that won Aseem Trivedi imprisonment in a case of sedition. Unbelievable! A massive democracy like India can be forced to jitters by a mere drawing not only shows the insecurity of the State but rather ironically, it also gives hope to the millions of dissenters. At least there is a reaction to... Continue Reading →
If you haven’t seen Kamal Swaroop’s cult classic Om dar badar, you still haven’t seen the best of Indian cinema. And if you are friends with him on FB, his wall is like a pandora’s box for visual art.
Tehelka Tv has been doing an interesting series called “Cinema & Me” where they talk to filmmakers of life, cinema and philosophy. The new video features Kamal Swaroop. Must Watch.