August 2013

Madras Cafe

Madras Cafe

[Cast: John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Rashi Khanna, Siddharth Basu; Music: Shantanu Moitra; Direction: Shoojit Sircar]   In the film ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,’ there’s a line; a reporter says, ‘This is the Wild West my friend. When truth and myth contradicts, we print the myth.’ There’s this problem with making biographies or political […]

Chennai Express

Chennai Express

[Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Satyaraj; Music: Vishal-Shekar; Screenplay: Yunus Sajawal; Direction: Rohit Shetty] In Rajinikanth’s films, he usually plays Rajinikanth. He is expected to replay his classic one-liners from his previous films, to re-enact some of the famous scenes, and other characters are expected to sing ode to his fame. This should happen […]