Tag: Bengali

Beth on Tolly Folly!

The Gutter’s own Beth has new shenanigans to keep up on: Tolly Folly! Two of the hosts of the Khandaan Podcast and [Beth Watkins] are doing a mini series on the classic Bengali cinema of Suchitra Sen and Uttam Kumar, starting with Agni Pariksha.”

Kshudhita Pashan: A Ghostly Love Story

Bear with me: at first glance, this piece may fall outside the Cultural Gutter’s mission to share thoughtful writing about disreputable art. Kshudhita Pashan (1960) is based on a short story by Nobel laureate, author, musician, and all-around revered thinker Rabindranath Tagore. But its ghostly ladies, creepy palaces, […]

Filmi Top Ten and More

At Beth Loves Bollywood, Beth shares her top ten films of 2012–and adds special recognition categories such as:  “Women Doing Stuff,” “Hip-Flicking Earworm,” and “The Unpopular Movie That Has A Surprising Number of Supporters and We’re Vocal About It.”