“If you don’t mind my asking…”

VARIETY reviews the film as "Spare, Unsentimental, Uncompromising".

Good cinema?

People always seem to think they know what other people want. Some people have built whole careers out of it! I have been interacting with film professionals from different countries about the kind of films that are appreciated by their local audiences. One hears many thumb rules about what will work with the audience and not. These comes [...]

Outsiders Insiders

The other day a lady called NURA wrote to me mentioning that she felt alienated from her own culture because she was an "unfortunate NRI".  She felt that she was judged even before she spoke.[Reference https://anjalimenon.wordpress.com/2009/09/27/barack-obama-david-letterman/#comments] It can be quite a predicament when one has lived in multiple cities and countries and identifies with different cultures [...]