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Generation Gap of a Father

Yesterday I was watching Mohabbatein (with a voice in my head saying Aditya Chopra ruined Dead Poets Society) and suddenly started analyzing Bachchan’s character. It also reminded me of Piku and I started comparing Bhashkor Banerjee and Narayan Shankar. Mohabbatein was released in 2000 and Piku was released in 2015. Mohabbatein is a mushy fairy tale romance …

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Silver Screen Review: Dear dad

Movie Review: Dear Dad I was introduced to the concept of romantic idealism when I was in college. I learnt it in a political context but later realised that we have embodied this concept in our daily lives including our cinema.  The directors and writers sometimes give it the name of ‘cinematic liberty’. This ‘overrated’ …

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Silver Screen Review: Blue Jasmine

When I saw Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen, it reminded me of two things. One: the famous ‘The Story of Stuff’ video and two: South Indian movies. ‘The Story of Stuff’ tells us that how much greedy and self-absorbed we are.  We don’t think of anyone else before us. We are selfish enough to see …