Kathy Gibson

Owner of AccessBollywood.com, where I review Hindi films from an American perspective.

Favorite films

  • Highlander
  • Road, Movie
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Hot Fuzz

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

  • Mr. Malcolm's List

    ★★★

  • Heropanti 2

    ★½

  • Toolsidas Junior

    ★★★

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  • Cinderella

    Cinderella

    ★★★★½

    I'm happy to call out sexism in movies when I see it, but I think some have been quick to judge this version of CINDERELLA as a typical "damsel in distress" tale and leave it at that. Shortly after Lady Tremaine locks Cinderella in the attic, seemingly for good, Cinderella steels herself against her present circumstances, twirling as she remembers her night at the ball for what it is: a memory. She's not expecting to be rescued. She's making peace…

  • Meri Pyaari Bindu

    Meri Pyaari Bindu

    ★★★★½

    Meri Pyaari Bindu (“My Sweet Bindu“) puts a clever spin on a familiar story in a way that allows its talented lead couple to shine. Debutant screenwriter Suprotim Sengupta is one to watch.

    Bollywood is awash in stories about a man who falls for a woman — often based on the woman’s appearance alone — who then makes it his mission to win the woman’s affections in return. These one-sided romances are often portrayed as a matter of destiny: the…