Hera Pheri (1976) does weird things to my sense of time. It is so up my alley that I have rewatched it repeatedly while also wishing it were still out there waiting to be discovered anew. I want to keep it in a perpetual state of having been […]
The Gutter’s own Beth writes about the 1970s masala movie, Shamshera, at Beth Loves Bollywood! “For all the complaints that Shamshera is old-fashioned…well yes, it is, gloriously so, beautifully executing a known formula with a weariness and bitterness that are perfectly suited to right now. As I watched, […]
“Khandaan: A Bollywood Podcast continues its ‘Other Khan’ series with Sharmila Tagore who became Begum Ayesha Sultana Khan when she married the Nawab of Pataudi–Mansoor Ali Khan. If you’re a Khandaan Podcast listener you know we set our own rules! As decided by our Patrons…we went with 1967′ […]
When I last investigated this film in the early 2010s, it wasn’t on youtube, and I was distraught: when you hear that there is such a thing as a 1983 disco karate movie, you need to see it right now and then immediately share it with an appreciative […]
I don’t know if the people responsible for this film were trying to make a throwback to the 1970s, but that’s sure how Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja seems to me. That they succeeded is one of the highest cinematic compliments I can give. Plot intricacies, big […]
Chori Mera Kaam (Theft Is My Job, dir. Brij, 1975) is one of those movies that nobody talks about when hailing the masala golden age, but everybody should.