Doctor Strange: Casting Tilda Swinton is certainly ‘Strange’!

Here is the thing - I do not think "white washing" in American cinema is some conspiracy by 'the man'. If the majority of the audience is Caucasian Americans, then I have no problem with Hollywood making movies where they feature prominently. Cultural appropriation is also not a real thing. All culture will be shared… Continue reading Doctor Strange: Casting Tilda Swinton is certainly ‘Strange’!

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Preview: The new Fantastic Four trailer proves bland

Somewhere there must be a class where films are taught by numbers, from step one to step twenty. And in these steps somewhere is the step on trailers, which says start with something unrelated to show coolness, proceed to show what little plot there this, and then just mix in the 'cool' shit along with… Continue reading Preview: The new Fantastic Four trailer proves bland

Hatim to Krrish – Where are India’s superhero franchises?

With Krrish 3 around the corner, we can now confidently state that India has its first superhero franchise. However this is not the first time that Bollywood has done fantasy and superheroes.  There have been many films in the past. They all shared two of the best traits of every superhero saga - A)     Awesome… Continue reading Hatim to Krrish – Where are India’s superhero franchises?