Cinema current

A scene from Prakash Jha’s ‘Damul’<br />

Of human bondage

2 min read . 01 Feb 2014
Liv Ullmann (right) and Bibi Andersson in Bergman’s ‘Persona’<br />

Two women

4 min read . 18 Jan 2014
Florian von Donnersmarck’s ‘The Lives of Others’<br />

Big Brother is listening

4 min read . 07 Dec 2013
‘The Butler’, starring Forest Whitaker<br />

Domestic Turbulence

3 min read . 25 Nov 2013
All The President’s Men is about the Watergate scandal<br />

Power to the press

2 min read . 08 Nov 2013
Sophia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ is based on a true story about a group of teenagers who broke into Hollywood celebrity homes<br />

Bauble bath

4 min read . 11 Oct 2013
The ‘Mad Max’ movies are about stunts and black humour<br />

Uneasy riders

3 min read . 28 Sep 2013
Mel Gibson in ‘The Year of Living Dangerously’<br />

Movers and fixers

3 min read . 14 Sep 2013
Sharmila Tagore in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’<br />

Miracle workers

3 min read . 31 Aug 2013
Raghubir Yadav and Arundhati Roy in ‘Massey Sahib’<br />

‘Babu log’ in the movies

2 min read . 17 Aug 2013
The teacher meets his match.<br />

Public displays of affection

3 min read . 03 Aug 2013
Satyajit Ray depicts the decadence of the zamindar in ‘Jalsaghar’<br />
‘Y Tu Mamá También’,is about a journey of sexual discovery<br />

I am trying to seduce you

2 min read . 09 Jul 2013
Fire and ice: Body Heat (1981)<br />

Sweat equity

3 min read . 08 Jun 2013
The opening sequence of Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha, with three similar-looking men.<br />

Two hearts beat as one

3 min read . 25 May 2013
Ang Lee’s ‘The Ice Storm’<br />

We are going on a summer holiday

2 min read . 27 Apr 2013
‘Tokyo Sonata’ is about the emotional meltdown of a family.<br />

Unemployment exchange

3 min read . 15 Apr 2013
‘Infernal Affairs’ (above) was remade as ‘The Departed’.<br />

Rebirth pangs

2 min read . 30 Mar 2013
Gary Oldman in Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’<br />

CINEMA CURRENT: Herd effect

3 min read . 16 Mar 2013
Kaifi Azmi and Mayuri Kango in Saeed Mirza’s Naseem<br /><br /> (Kaifi Azmi and Mayuri Kango in Saeed Mirza’s Naseem)

CINEMA CURRENT: Riot after riot

3 min read . 01 Mar 2013