Tag: India

The Gutter at TIFF 2021

The Gutter’s own Carol wrote for a different site at the Toronto International Film Festival. Read her reviews of 14 films here. And make sure to check out reviews, incoming filmmaker interviews with Ritwik Pareek (Dug Dug), Arsalan Amiri (Zalava) and more ongoing coverage from friend of the […]

The Unexpected Guest, Indian Style

The works of Agatha Christie, like many other best-sellers in the English language, have been successfully translated into mainstream Indian cinema.* Gumnaam (1965) moves the stage version of And Then There Were None on a jungle- and ruin-covered island somewhere off the coast of India (and if you’ve […]

Junoon (The One with the Were-Tiger)

The title Junoon—”obsession”—can refer to a passionate, elegant 1970s film about India’s 1857 rebellion against British rule, starring an internationally famous cast under one of Hindi cinema’s most highly regarded directors. Or it can refer to a 1992 creature-ish feature about the deranged spirit of a jungle cat […]