Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola: Film Review, "Synecdoche, India"

“Arey morcha kyu nahi karte mere khilaaf, awaaz kyu nahi uthaate”, questions Mandola played exquisitely by Pankaj Kapur, before directing villagers, in a protest against himself, in a village called Mandola, almost ruled by Mandola himself. In 2004, Charlie Kaufman directed a film called “Synecdoche, New York”. In a strange fashion, this Meta Mandola undercurrent…

Danny Boyle's Trance Movie Trailer

Danny Boyle is back with his next film, after taking a small hiatus for the Olympics. It stars James McAvoy of The Last King of Scotland fame, amongst others. The screenplays is written by Joe Ahearne, a British Television writer-director popular for the series Doctor Who, and John Hodge who adapted the book Trainspotting into…

The Worst of Bollywood: 2012

Frankly, this is one article I look forward to writing each year. It takes a great deal of patience and hard research to compile this list, but in the end it’s all worth it. Just in case you are wondering, a few Hall of Famers do not qualify. That includes RGV and other Jokers. They…