7 Khoon Maaf – Seven Husbands for One Woman in this Interesting Black Comedy Seeped in Sin

"O! Susanna, do not cry for me..." goes the song, sung in the beginning of the film and becoming more and more ironic with every turn. Vishal Bhardwaj is a master in magic realism in the real world in his movies. This was actually the first movie of his I saw. Based on the short … Continue reading 7 Khoon Maaf – Seven Husbands for One Woman in this Interesting Black Comedy Seeped in Sin

17 Indian Rain Songs for a Rainy Day

Because there is A LOT of them! That's why. Even those with water as a large element are a dimer dozen to be found in all Indian films, not just Hindi. It's the old method of using rain as an excuse/reason for the heroine to have her sari wet and queue the romantic/dramatic scene, because … Continue reading 17 Indian Rain Songs for a Rainy Day

Veer-Zaara – Two Countries Both Alike in Dignity, In Fair Yash Chopra World where we Lay Our Scene

Yash Chopra, the director, was truly a romantic in the oldest sense of the world. He envisioned love in a grander scale, fate and beauty unlike any other. He envisioned a purer world in his movies, where nearly all characters are good people, with love songs upon mountaintops in Switzerland, and where love is God. … Continue reading Veer-Zaara – Two Countries Both Alike in Dignity, In Fair Yash Chopra World where we Lay Our Scene

Circe – Beautiful, but Predictable

I was finally able to read Madeline Millers new book Circe. I have been a fan of hers since I read her debut novel The Song of Achilles that was critically praised and has since become a fan favourite. Circe has been critically praised as well, though the reception by fans has been more lukewarm. … Continue reading Circe – Beautiful, but Predictable

Om Shanti Om – Pure Movie Magic As Long As You Embrace All The Emotions

We all have that movie which we love no matter our age. It might be Marry Poppins or any of Disney's and Pixar's lot, maybe it was a classic from old Hollywood, or a foreign film which name you couldn't remember for years, but found again. None-the-less you love it unconditionally, even though you see … Continue reading Om Shanti Om – Pure Movie Magic As Long As You Embrace All The Emotions