Tag Archives: Bollywood

Wahan Ke Log

It’s a cause for celebration when a B movie delivers as spectacularly as Wahan Ke Log does, especially given that its genre elements also have to make room for the singing, dancing and romancing.

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Do Ankhen Barah Haath

V. Shantaram was an artist of conscience who dedicated himself to using the filmic arts as a means to further social causes. At the time Do Ankhen Barah Haath, Shantaram was a good few years beyond his most acclaimed works.

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Gangs of Wasseypur

Gangs of Wasseypur is a bloody, sprawling, mutli-generation gangland epic about warring factions in a grungy industrial town, which explores the cyclical and futile nature of violence and vengeance.

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Asambhav

Asambhav makes up for its lack of schizophrenic genre-hopping by trying to cram every single editing and camera trick from the last fifteen years into one film, and often into one scene, and occasionally into a single shot.

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King Kong

Had I known several years ago that I could be watching films that combined wrestling, men in togas throwing boulders, giant monsters, and Kumkum, I never would have bothered with Mother India.

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Geetaa Mera Naam

Sadhana would get her wish and be remembered as a heroine, even though the most indelible image from the film would be her being whipped while wearing a white mini and go-go boots.

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Qurbani

The world of Qurbani is one in which mechanic Bob Christo has a free standing brick wall in his auto body shop just so he can demonstrate the power of his fists to any doubter who happens by.

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