There is an unwritten rule of cinema and TV direction. It goes something like this: if you are making a period picture or TV series then you must settle on a tone. Read more
A week or so ago, just before the new Steven Spielberg Tintin film was released in India, I spoke to a top fashion photographer about the movie. Tintin had been a favourite of mine for many decades, I said, and I couldn’t wait for the film to be released. Read more
As much as we are delighted by the Slumdog Millionaire sweep at the Oscars, we know in our hearts that this is not an Indian picture. Danny Boyle may thank the city of Bombay but he also thanked various Hollywood studios and when it was time for the Best Picture Oscar to be awarded, it was a Western producer who accepted it.