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Articles by Aniruddha Basu
Filmistaan
Filmistaan gently pokes fun at Bollywood’s loud repertoire of clichés while at the same time acknowledging its power over the people of both the countries, writes ...
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It’s a welcome irony that this fully credited desi copy of a much acclaimed original is one of the most authentic products from the Bhatt camp in a long time, writes ...
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Redolent of the Indian New Wave films of the 70s and 80s, Ankhon Dekhi is both humorous and poignant, writes Aniruddha ...
Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska” was in competition at Cannes Film Festival where Bruce Dern won the award for Best Actor. The film is nominated for six Oscars. The ...
Fandry
Fandry is a deceptively simple, but multilayered portrayal of the evil caste system that still looms large in many parts of India. The movie is also a one sided love ...
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Oblivion, the latest ho-hum sci-fi saga from TRON director Joseph Kosinski is a self serious but endlessly derivative venture that manages to fall quite effortlessly ...
Looper
In its conceptualization style and execution Looper is compelling and brave. It uses the much abused clichés of time travel (you meeting your future self for ...
Arbitrage
[T] here is without doubt some vicarious pleasure to be had in seeing the rich and mighty stumble. Especially in these tough times when jobs are fast becoming a precious ...
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