Lights, Camera …. SHAMIANA !

Think ofshamiana Jpeg Hi res a dark hall with lots of people waiting to watch a film on a large white screen and you think a big bang extravaganza with larger than life stars waiting to pop up on the screen, right? Think a film screening where you buy a ticket to enter the hall and you think a Hollywood/ Bollywood blockbuster that’s released this weekend, right? Think an evening of movie outing eagerly awaited by a cinema loving junta and you think a hugely publicized blockbuster Khan film that runs to packed houses, right?Continue reading “Lights, Camera …. SHAMIANA !”

Madness About Moviez

DarrIt started early, I think. My mum tells me I was very excited when Shah Rukh Khan’s Darr was about to release. As a kid, I used repeat “Jaadu teri Nazar” non-stop. And the only lines I could sing were, “Jaadu teri Nazar, Khushboo tera badan, Tu haan kar, Ya naa kar, Tu hai Meri Kiran”. And I’d repeat them, non-stop. So much, that my elder brother used to get frustrated.Continue reading “Madness About Moviez”

Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman – A Wide-Angle Lens

By Ronak M Soni and Souradeep Sengupta
 Seeing as it’s MAM’s two-eth anniversary and all, two of us – united (and our mental faculties coming untied) by our common love for physics – decided to write about two people ki jodi – the writer Charlie Kaufman and the director Spike Jonze.
Is jodi ka kaam consists of the (two!) films Being John Malkovich in 1999 and Adaptation in 2003.Continue reading “Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman – A Wide-Angle Lens”