Tag

comedy

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl

Can the team that brought your Band Baaja Baaraat recreate its magic exactly one year later?


Sunday, September 18th, 2011

A Song on Sunday: Ek Chatur Naar

We travel all the way to the late sixties, for a taste of musical comedy from the geniuses Kishore Kumar, Mehmood & Manna Dey.


Friday, May 6th, 2011

Ollie Klublershturf vs. The Nazis

Time Travel, Nazis in disguise, and an Atari joystick? Check out Skot Bright’s cute little short to find out how they all fit together!


Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Band Baaja Baaraat

Yash Raj films is back to what they do best with an all-singing, all-dancing cast of unknowns, newcomers and enough subtle skews to the formula to please both diehard romcom fans and those looking for a little bit more.


Friday, August 6th, 2010

Aisha

Adapting a nearly two hundred year old novel set in a small English town for a mainstream Indian audience sounds like an arduous task, but thankfully the novel in question — Jane Austen’s Emma — has enough universal appeal that its plot makes its way fairly unchanged into Aisha. Sonam Kapoor plays the eponymous lead […]


Friday, July 2nd, 2010

I Hate Luv Storys

Boy, Girl, Misunderstanding, Bonding, Airport. Mix well, add tons of cheese, a few tears, and lots of Karan Johar in-jokes. Also, hip t-shirts. You can’t do without those, mmm hmm.


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Rajnigandha

Basu Chatterjee’s 1974 Filmfare award-winner for Best Picture kicks off our 70s Week posts. Vidya Sinha plays a young woman who’s having a bit of trouble deciding on who she wants to spend the rest of her life with (but it doesn’t play out as you would expect).


Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Ishqiya

Curry Western? Masala Noir? Whatever the genre, Abhishek Chaubey’s directorial debut is a spicy treat served straight up from the India we don’t get to see a lot of.


Friday, January 15th, 2010

Chance Pe Dance

In the 90s Ken Ghosh made Indian music videos that didn’t suck. In the Noughties he delivered one fun film and one not so good one. Let’s see what he has in store for the new decade.


Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

The Hangover

The three tenets of the Modern American Guy Movie — a car, Las Vegas, and a night of drunken debauchery — combine in delightful proportions in Todd Phillips film that will have you saying ‘Vegas, baby!’ more than ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?’