Hello dear bloggers! In this week’s list of handpicked blogs, we bring to you the best and latest posts on movies from all around the Indian blogosphere. From old Hindi movies to short budget films, we have covered it all. Let us know how you like it.
Who: Midhun Ben Thomas
What: Bareilly Ki Barfi review: ” As sweet as barfi!!!”
Tangy: Most of us know only of those Bollywood movies that have popular star cast and are publicised well. Because of which gems like Bareilly Ki Barfi go unnoticed in spite of a great story line. Read blogger Ben’s review of the romcom which he thinks deserves a lot more credit and attention from us viewers than it is receiving.
Who: Meeta Kabra
What: Babumoshai Bandookbaaz Review
Tangy: Meeta Kabra of Wogma reviews yet another such film that is not meant for the masses. Babumoshai Bandookbaaz is a noir film, full of violence and sex, set in Bihar. With every lead role doing immense justice to his or her character, she rates it “Catch on DVD for sure” and advises parental discretion.
Who: Ajay Nair
What: Shreelancer – a moview review
Tangy: Another small budget movie that gives a peek into the life of a copywriter who freelances for a living. We have heard of the risks of freelancing and the so-called flexibility that comes with it. The movie revolves around protagonist Shree and his father and is quite entertaining.
Who: Jai Arjun Singh
What: Funny Pomegranates: Glamorous actresses who did humour well
Tangy: Ever since Bollywood movies were made, they came with song sequence. And roles of women in the songs also kept changing with the times. Blogger Jai Arjun writes about how glamorous actresses carried off humourous roles with much elan. From Saira Banu to Waheeda Rehman, he thinks the lead women of yesteryears surely deserve an applause.
Who: Ajay Bhrahmatmaj
What:सुनहरे दिनों की सुनहरी नायिका लीला नायडू-विपिन चौधरी
Tangy: Speaking of yesteryears, in this post blogger Ajay reviews an old film ‘Anuradha’ from the 1960s. The story is centered around protagonist played by Leela Naidu, former Miss India, and her dilemma of choosing a singing career over the love of her life. To read the entire post, hop on to his blog.
Who: Murtaza Ali
What: The Spiral Staircase (1946): German director Robert Siodmak’s eerie thriller replete with Gothic elements
Tangy: Moving away from Bollywood to foreign shores, this is a review of a spooky German thriller ‘The Spiral Staircase. It’s original title ‘The silence of Helen McCord’ is more apt says the blogger and explains that the rationale behind that thought is due to lead actress Dorothy McGuire’s exemplary performance throughout the film.
Who: Jugu Abraham
What: Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s film “Le gamin au vélo” (The Kid with a Bike) (2011) (Belgium)
Tangy: Finally, leaving you with a review of a movie that makes you reflect long after you finish watching it. The Kid with a Bike is that story of an orphan that takes you through a roller-coaster of emotions and makes you want to hug the little boy and assure him that everything will be alright. Hop on to the blog to read the review in detail.
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