A Short History of ‘Dark’ Indian Cinema

In India they don’t make too many ‘dark’ movies. Well, you could argue that the likes of Govind Nihalni, Shyam Benegal and Mani Kaul did realistic (and hence dark) cinema. But I am not quite well-versed with their body of work. The indian cinema - or more precisely the Bombay film industry - I usually …

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The ‘Ugly’ Truth: My take on Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly

   “In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read.” ~ Anton Ego No, Anton Ego is no self-deprecating veteran …

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