Best Kiss (aka a list of my favourite kissing scenes)

I’ve been looking through lots of best kiss movie lists and once again have come to the conclusion that there is something wrong with me :] I think I’m even more out of touch with other human beings in my kissing scene preferences than in nude scene preferences…
The Criteria:

Two or more beings of some sort [...]

FILM DIARY: Planete Doc Review 2010

Reviewing every single film I watch is a bit impractical time-wise (and this has been on my mind for a long time now despite appearances ;-P). The reason I keep doing it is that I like having a record of what I watched and how I felt about it.
I’ve finally decided that while I want [...]

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna - a unique way of looking at extramarital affairs

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (India, 2006)
Seen: Saturday, 1st May 2010 (DVD, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 193′
Director: Karan Johar
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, Abhishek Bachchan, Kiron Kher, Arjun Rampal, John Abraham (cameo)
Production House: Dharma Productions
Plot: The story of two people, who fall in love with each other even though they are married to [...]

Zamaana Deewana - one of Shahrukh’s many Rahuls

Zamaana Deewana (India, 1995)
Seen: Wednesday, 28th April 2010 (DVD, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 170′
Director: Ramesh Sippy
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher
Production House: Ramesh Sippy Enterprises, Sippy Films
Plot: A slightly crazy police inspector comes up with an unusual way of stopping the violence between two gangs - make the children of the two enemies fall in [...]

My Name is Khan - a very unique and timely film

My Name Is Khan (India, 2010)
Seen: Monday, 26th April 2010 (cinema)
Director: Karan Johar
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol
Production House: Dharma Productions, Red Chillies Entertainment
Plot: Rizvan Khan has Asperger’s syndrome (a form of high-level autism). Despite that, he manages to move to the United States and make a relatively normal life for himself there. He falls in [...]

Singh is King - a standard masala flick

Singh Is Kinng (Australia/India, 2008)
Seen: Saturday, 27th March 2010 (cinema,
Runtime: 135′
Director: Anees Bazmee
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Om Puri, Kiron Kher, Javed Jaffrey
Production House: Blockbuster Movie Entertainers, Big Screen Entertainment
Plot: (from imdb)
A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of [...]

Dulha Mil Gaya aka Shahrukh and Sushmita rock

Dulha Mil Gaya (India, 2010)
Seen: Friday, 26th March 2010 (cinema,
Runtime: 152′
Director: Mudassar Aziz
Cast: Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, Ishitta Sharma, Shahrukh Khan
Production House: Insight Productions, Maverick Productions
Plot: Donsai is a spoilt brat and a womanizer. After his father dies, he is forced to marry the girl his father chose for him, if he wants [...]

FILM SPOTTING: April 2010 in Polish cinemas

My April film spotting is well on time at least ;)
The Shock Doctrine (UK, 2009)
Release Date (Poland): 16th April 2010
Release Date (worldwide): 9th February 2009
Runtime: 90′
Director: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom
Production House: Renegade Pictures, Revolution Films
Plot: (from imdb)
An investigation of “disaster capitalism”, based on Naomi Klein’s proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war [...]

FILM SPOTTING: 3rd edition (22-28 March)

I’ve been totally abysmal about updating this blog of late. Sorry about that :-/ A lot (of good things, mostly) are happening in my off-line life at the moment :)
My blog needs a change of formula I think, but I’ll get to that… eventually. Hopefully, you’ll see some bigger changes here in the next 2-3 [...]

And I thought New Moon was annoying! (Saathiya reviewed and lots of Shahrukh gushing - you’ve been warned ;))

Saathiya (2002, India)
Seen: Tuesday, 5th January 2010 (DVD)
Runtime: 138′
Director: Shaad Ali
Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Rani Mukherjee, Shahrukh Khan, Tabu
Production House: Kaleidoscope Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Plot: (from imdb)
The tale of a young couple in love who elope and marry, but soon find that that marriage is not the bed of roses it is made out to be.

Impressions [...]