Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) – High Energy and Brightly Coloured Shakespeare in Bhansali’s Gujarat

Shakespeare's birthday month was coming to a close, and I finally settled into this movie to review for it. So, even if I missed The Bard's birthday, he is still getting an adaption review/analysis of one of his most popular works. Also, my own favourite play, because it can be interpreted in so many ways … Continue reading Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) – High Energy and Brightly Coloured Shakespeare in Bhansali’s Gujarat

Much Ado About Nothing (2011) – Sizzlingly Fun and Entertaining Shakespeare with Tennant and Tate

This is my favourite adaptation of Shakespeare's work simply because it's so accessible and immensely quotable with lines fit to burn anyone you dislike by the first scene alone. Add to already a play filled with sarcasm, burns and David Tennant ¬†and Catherine Tate with the loose sun bathed British in the 1980s and you … Continue reading Much Ado About Nothing (2011) – Sizzlingly Fun and Entertaining Shakespeare with Tennant and Tate

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