comscore

Bombay Talkies movie review News

  • | May 6th, 2013

    Bombay Talkies movie review: A heartwarming ode to Indian cinema

    Bombay Talkies movie review: A heartwarming ode to Indian cinema

    This compilation of four stories delves into the magic and influence of cinema with subtlety and beauty
    Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap – four directors with different sensibilities come together to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema with Bombay Talkies. They weave four stories that revolve around the impact of Indian cinema on the lives of people. Each story has its own flavour and style, but the vision of each of the directors seems to match at some level, making them parts of the whole. Amit Trivedi’s music blends with the theme of each of the stories. Click here to read more

  • | May 2nd, 2013

    Bombay Talkies movie review: Fitting homage to Indian cinema

    Bombay Talkies movie review: Fitting homage to Indian cinema

    Four short films helmed by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee make the cut
    A girl on a railway station who croons Lata Mangeshkar songs with aching luminosity, a stoic gluttonous ostrich, a flirty cocky gay entertainment journalist, a closet actor, a little boy who likes to dance like Katrina Kaif and a man from Allahabad who just wants to meet Amitabh Bachchan for a few seconds … Such are the engrossing characters that populate the unforgettable world of Bombay Talkies. The film is that rarity, which makes us thankful for the gift of the movies. Click here to read more