Tag: media history

Aks (2001), aka, Bollywood Face/Off?

For years, I have wondered why there is no Bollywood adaptation of Face/Off (1997). The story and the OTT performances seem perfect for the filmi treatment. Bollywood loves the following key elements of this beloved classic: convoluted, unlikely scientific processes, complete with bubbling lab equipment brothers grieving parents […]

Conversation with Filmmaker Johnnie To

Subtitled interview with filmmaker Johnnie To at Art & Piece magazine. “To talks about what informs his filmmaking, the influence of Akira Kurosawa, comparisons with Takeshi Kitano, his love of widescreen and film, his relationship with fellow director Ringo Lam, and his latest project Septet: The Story of […]