Ae Dil Hai Mushkil offers flashes of brilliance doused by the disappointment of a missed opportunity, whilst laying the groundwork for important developments in the future of mainstream Bollywood.
A discussion with renowned Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap (Gangs of Wasseypur, Raman Raghav 2.0, Dev.D) on censorship in an Indian context, the relationship between art and commerce, and supporting good cinema.
We take a look at the full line-up for the 2016 edition of the Indian Film Festival Melbourne, which was announced earlier this month.
THITHI follows hot on the heels of COURT (SFF 2015) as a minimalist gem that uses absurdity and a non-professional cast to reveal the struggles of postcolonial India.
Anurag Kashyap’s PSYCHO RAMAN (RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0) is as equally disturbing and violently uncouth as it is undoubtedly brilliant.
With terrific performances from Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, TUMBLEDOWN rises above rom-com trappings to becoming a moving look at grief and the grotesque nature of celebrity.
Despite its many cliches, THERI is a visually spectacular revenge thriller, with a winning performance from lead actor Vijay.
Maneesh Sharma’s FAN is a Shah Rukh Khan vehicle like no other, a return to form for the actor and an amusing metacommentary on the nature of the film industry and celebrity in India today.
We sat down with director Christina Zeidler to chat about the process of filmmaking, cities, sexuality and her latest work, PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL MONOGAMIST.
Adam McKay’s latest puts sociopolitical commentary at the forefront, a compelling and damning look at Wall Street and a willfully ignorant public.