The Gutter’s own Beth writes about the 1000th Indian film she’s watched, Inaam Dus Hazaar (1987), a remake of North By Northwest (1959). “Even at only 5 minutes in, I knew I had made the right decision. What followed is not only a solid adaptation of the Hitchcock […]
It’s not terribly high in historical accuracy, but Sikandar is wonderful to behold and thoroughly thought-provoking about empire and political virtue from pre-Independence India. Sikandar manages to be completely entertaining while still indulging in lesson-dispensing from Aristotle, who as the film opens is in Persia with Sikandar and […]
The Gutter’s own Beth has curated a list of 10 songs / “song picturizations” from Hindi film for a museum event showcasing Hindi film music to people who have potentially never seen a Bollywood film. It’s a pretty sweet list. Beth describes the process: “I crowdsourced suggestions from […]
The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins shares her 2018 filmi viewing at Beth Loves Bollywood–including her top film of 2018!
The Gutter’s own Beth appears on Bollywood Is For Lovers to discuss Aag and Mera Naam Joker. She offers this preview: “1) one of these is a compelling artistic statement, 2) one is a solipsistic creepy slog, and 3) Dharmendra is a good candidate to wear a leotard.”
The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins watches Dilruba at Beth Loves Bollywood! “I’m going to tell you the best parts of this film right away. The first appears about a quarter of the way through, when we see the home of Diwan (Gogia Pashan), who not only has a […]