Every time someone says that they can’t make a movie because there is a lack of monetary resource; in this time and age, that's close to a lie. To make a great movie, you need to write a great movie, and that’s all you have to do. It’s not the first time Mark Duplass has done it, that is writing a film that requires people really talking even in the most minimal of settings. At the same time, he never…
Atrangi Re opens with Rinku (Sara Ali Khan) being chased by a couple of SUVs full of men from her family, who eventually catch her and bring her back home. Apparently she was trying to run away with her lover, this one being the 21st attempt, but still the family hasn’t been able to track the boy she runs away with.
Soon after, Rinku’s grandmother, the matriarch of the house, orders the family to find the first person they come…
It's problematic to glorify the idea that every soldier's only dream is to go in the warzone. I don't think there is anyone who despises war more than a soldier. A soldier does his job sincerely, but like everyone else, he also wants his job to go on peacefully on a day to day basis. Stop romanticising the idea of war, it's a fucking war, people die taking part in it.
Why our films are such Toxic Mess.
One of the most excellent moments in Sir, for me, was when we see Ratna (Tillotama Shome) serving food to all the guests at a party. The camera follows her, as she moves from one guest to another. Some take what she is offering, some of them don't, while some didn't acknowledge, however, none of them, really, looks at her. This POV shot, though not unique, is extremely effective in explaining the life of a maid. The invisible force that…