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Of film critics and their love for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

One of my favourite armchair theories is built around film critics and Salman Khan—the more the critics hate a Salman Khan movie, the more money the movie tends to make. 657 more words

Bangalore Mirror

Top 10 Biographies

Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh: Draws on newly available primary sources to present an in-depth, accessible profile that offers revisionist assessments of the influential artist’s turbulent life and genius works. 549 more words


Everyone Wants To Be A Film Critic:

As a filmmaker you run into many people that for one, don’t make films in the first place, and don’t have completed bodies of work in the second place who for some reason, love to give criticisms on other people’s films; other people’s completed bodies of work. 1,280 more words

Raeshelle Cooke

The Cinema Isn’t a Place; It’s An Idea (NewYorker.Com)

EXCERPT: “The cinema isn’t a place, it’s an idea. When Fassbinder made “Martha” for German TV or Steven Soderbergh made “Behind the Candelabra” for HBO or Bruno Dumont made “Li’l Quinquin” for Arte, the resulting works were movies, no different in kind from their films “Ali: Fear Eats the Soul” or “Magic Mike” or “Humanité,” which premièred in theatres. 113 more words

The Good

The Film Critic (2013)

First published by Grolsch Film Works

Film critics may at times fancy themselves to be heroic figures, like Michael Fassbender’s dashing spy-cum-cinephile Lt Archie Hicox in… 714 more words


Last month, I felt honoured when the BFI website asked me to select a female film critic as part of a piece they were running to mark International Women’s Day. 352 more words


Everything's wrong with Fury

I’ve recently watched Fury. It’s not a new movie, but since Rushka is 50 years late compared to the West, I’ve just seen a very recent film. 2,021 more words