Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?

I admired Newton, at a Bengaluru theatre. The hall was 80% full with enthusiasts desperate to catch India’s official Oscar entry for a 9am show – the only timing available to watch the Pankaj Tripathi – Rajkummar Rao film. This … Continue reading Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?

Movie Recommendation: Visaranai (Tamil) could win the Oscar; hardhittingly deserving

Visaranai (Tamil meaning interrogation) is all about police atrocities and the unchallenged power they wield. In India people will willingly talk to a pickpocketer or even a fraudster but prefer staying 100 metres away from a policemen. Even in cases … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Visaranai (Tamil) could win the Oscar; hardhittingly deserving