Posts tagged as: Indian cinema

Feelin’ IFFI and the Films That Now Matter

Feelin’ IFFI and the Films That Now Matter

The Goa Film Festival that was from the 22nd of November to the 2nd of December and I managed to attend the first five days. Unfortunately, I got sick just after the festival and couldn’t compile the report in time. Anyway, some of the films screened here will go on to be important during award […]

‘Peepli Live’: Important, Not Excellent

‘Peepli Live’: Important, Not Excellent

”Peepli Live” has been the toast and tea of town for the better part of this past year. A Sundance selection and Berlinale screening, it has been picking up favor and five star reviews across the Prime Meridian, becoming the focus of India’s annual interest in evaluating its culture through the Western eye. Unlike the […]

Postal Failure: Aparna Sen’s ‘The Japanese Wife’ Disappoints

Postal Failure: Aparna Sen’s ‘The Japanese Wife’ Disappoints

Indian indie favourite Aparna Sen’s new film about love through letters lacks style and diction. The phonetic possibility of her surname Sen makes Indian indie filmmaker Aparna Sen’s films a fine fodder for all sorts of rhetorical puns in English, most obviously for a word, like say, sensational. But sadly her latest outing, “The Japanese […]

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