The Top 10 Trailers of 2012: The Promos That Showed Most Promise

As our Marketing professor used to say, “Advertisement is all about creating awareness and curiosity”. And in the world of cinema, the first level of excitement that the film garners among its audience is through its trailer. No wonder, most producers and directors these days are extremely cautious about how they make their official trailer…

Shanghai- God is in the details!

I really got annoyed reading the reviews of Badri & Rasik. I wanted to comment but it would have been a long comment, hence I chose to post my opinion of the film. To Badri & Rasik – No offence, friends – you are entitled to your opinion, but as passionate movie watchers, you will…

Shanghai movie review: Overhyped and a let down

The post-IPL movie rush has been anticipated keenly for quite sometime now and one of the front-runners in that respect, carrying with it a huge baggage of expectations, is Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Shanghai‘. It has been in the news for quite sometime now for a variety of reasons ranging from its political overtones to its rather…

Shanghai movie review: Good, but not great!!!!

Every person living in a city like Mumbai must be very familiar with the sound of the ‘dhol’. It is that sound which we equate with the slums mainly during festivals. The politicians know that one way to highly impress these oppressed and rather naïve people is to sponsor and organize big celebrations of each…

Shanghai – Trailer

Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai trailer is finally out after speculations and rumours. Based on the famous novel of Z written by Vassilis Vassilikos, it was made into a feature film by Costa Gavras with the same name and is touted as the Best Political Thriller