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Toronto 2015 Review: TALVAR (GUILTY), An Indictment Of Indian Justice

In 2008, Aarushi Talwar, 14, the daughter of middle class parents, was found dead in her Mumbai home with her throat slashed. Suspicion quickly fell upon the family's servant, a Nepali migrant named Hemraj, but when he was found dead...

Toronto 2015: Meghna Gulzar's TALVAR Trailer Opens Old Wounds

Among the films listed in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival is Meghna Gulzar's third directorial effort, Talvar (Guilty is the English title, though not a translation). This film explores one of India's most notorious...

Trailer For Ali Abbas Zafar's GUNDAY Shows How Crime Paid In '70s Calcutta

Valentine's Day is a special day for all of those happily involved in loving relationships. For everyone else, there's GUNDAY!Ali Abbas Zafar's '70s set coal mafia film debuted its trailer with Hindi blockbuster Dhoom 3 and it was, honestly, probably...

Oscar Rundown, Part III: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, AMOUR, and LIFE OF PI

In this final stretch of examining the nine Academy Award nominees for Best Picture (don't miss parts one and two), the focus switches from the large, patriotically minded spectacles to more personal endeavors. Typically, such efforts tend to be...

BAFTA Honours ARGO, LES MISERABLES and SKYFALL

Last night saw the awards train hit London for the British Academy Film & Television Awards, with Ben Affleck's Argo, Tom Hooper's Les Miserables and Sam Mendes' Skyfall emerging as the big winners on the night. Since they were re-scheduled...

TTTT: An American Film Geek's Top 10 for 2012

Amid fiscal cliffs and digital revolutions, we are all adrift on a sea of change. Never mind that your boat-mate may be a hungry Bengal tiger, sometimes it's hard enough just to keep your head above water.To date, I've viewed...

Review: LIFE OF PI is Beautiful, Allegorical, Irrational, and Effective

In his fine review of Life of Pi from the New York Film Festival -- which represented an unfinished version that still required some "tweaking" -- ScreenAnarchy's Christopher Bourne points out that the story is drawn from a book...

NYFF 2012 Review: LIFE OF PI Is Intriguing But Inconsistent

The much anticipated Life of Pi, the new film from Ang Lee, based on Yann Martel's 2001 Man Booker Prize-winning bestseller, opened the 50th New York Film Festival this past Friday. Long considered impossible to film - even though, as...

Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI Gets a Gorgeous Trailer

Ang Lee's Life of Pi has been an intriguing question mark up until now. Due out on November 21, it's based on the critically-acclaimed, best-selling novel by Yann Martel, which tells the tale of a boy who survives a shipwreck...

Mallika Sherawat Bares All (?) For Her Art In HISSS

Nudity in films is something most Western nations and film cultures take for granted, but in India, this is most definitely not the case.  In popular cinema over the last 40 years, there have been a few frames of nudity,...

HISSS Behind The Scenes With Kurtzman's Creature Corps

Jennifer Lynch's Hisss is finally nearing its release date in India on October 22nd, and the publicity juggernaut keeps on moving.  This time it is Robert Kurtzman's Precinct 13 SFX lab doing some of the heavy lifting.We've mentioned in a...

More Mallika Sherawat And HISSS For The Small Screen

Venus Tapes in Mumbai have begun their full court press on promoting Jennifer Lynch's killer snake woman film, Hisss.  As the October 15th theatrical date looms, more and more video and photos are starting to emerge from the Hisss camp,...

HISSS Slithers Into Theaters This October 15th

After almost 18 months of relative sssilence, Hisss has been making a lot of noise lately.  The producers, Venus Tapes, have cut a few juicy international trailers and star Mallika Sherawat has taken to Twitter and Facebook like a fish...

The Hitsss Keep On Comin' With Two Longer HISSS Trailers!

[Update: Longer trailer now has English Subs!]A few days ago we posted a very nice new teaser for Jennifer Lynch's Hollywood/Bollywood horror film, Hisss.  The film features Indian stars Irrfan Khan and Mallika Sherawat, neither of whom are strangers to...

HISSS' Mallika Sherawat Is A Promotion Machine!

I just posted the brand new international trailer this morning, but I also just figured out how to create a gallery of images on the site.  I'll tell you one thing, if I were making a movie, I'd certainly want...

New HISSS Trailer Doesn't Disappoint!

It has been almost a year and a half since we've posted anything about Jennifer Lynch's international feature Hisss, starring Bollywood hottie Mallika Sherawat.  ScreenAnarchy readers may remember her best for her role in Jackie Chan's reincarnation epic, The Myth. ...