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Talking Movies: What Makes I Hate Luv Storys Different and What Doesn’t

July 5, 2010


The Indian Rom-Com follows a shockingly limited number of tropes. Either it is the saga of childhood sweethearts, the they’re good friends who realize lately post much angst that they're actually in love or of course the ever popular they hate each other only to realize that it was love. I Hate... belongs to the third category of the opposites attract paradigm, that essential of cinematic ideas which has given countless forgettable and unforgettable movies. Only here, it takes a self-deprecating effort shot at itself through endless parodies and spoofs of its predecessors through its film within a film sub-plot

Talking Movies: Vintage Celluloid

August 9, 2009


The Purple Rose of Cairo has got to be one of the charming movies I've ever come across. It's quaint flow and child-like simplicity can easily lull us into thinking of it like yet another romantic comedy. But 'Purple Rose...' is much like a warm breeze, that floats about unobtrusively and yet you can't feel unaffected by it.

Talking Movies: The Dark Knight- To Understand the Reason of Unreason

March 14, 2009


Batman's dark aura and visible moral ambiguity make for the perfect Film noir and it shows in the grey and black tones and the gravelly voice. Literally and figuratively speaking, The Joker makes a splash of colour with only his bizarreness and turns Bruce Wayne's monochromatic world upside down and inside out.