Articles by Gautam Chintamani
Jun 16, 2018
Is Quentin Tarantino keeping Once Upon A Time in Hollywood low key due to Uma Thurman's #MeToo claim?Quentin Tarantino doesn't want anything left to chance in case of backlash that could come his way after one of the biggest post-#MeToo movement revelations
Jun 11, 2018
Dhadak merges two tried and tested templates for newcomers in Hindi films — classic love story and clichéThe caste conflict in Sairat might be missing in Dhadak and if that were so, the film could simply rehash the standard cliché-ridden ameer-gareeb pyar.
May 31, 2018
Clint Eastwood turns 88: Oscar-winning director's diverse body of work is a testament to his versatitlityIn the last 50 years, Clint Eastwood has averaged at least one film a year whether it’s acting or directing.
May 30, 2018
Sanju trailer: Will Rajkumar Hirani drown out Sanjay Dutt’s connection with 1993 Bombay blasts?Will Sanju brush aside scary elements to focus on ‘fun’, or in other words, the bindaas elements of what makes Sanjay Dutt 'Sanju baba?'
May 29, 2018
Aditya Pancholi, Pooja Bhatt's 1993 film Chor Aur Chand deserves a revisit simply for its melodious soundtrackEven though the film might not too be high on the nostalgia factor when compared to its contemporaries, there is something magical about Chor Aur Chand and this is primarily because of its songs.
May 27, 2018
What is stopping Marvel from announcing Black Widow standalone film or all-female Black Panther sequel?The runaway success of Marvel's Black Panther is not only the perfect reason to explore a sequel featuring the ladies but also the much-needed boost that could finally make a female Marvel superhero film a reality.
May 25, 2018
Jeffery Tambor's comeback in Arrested Development proves #MeToo doesn't guarantee permanent banishmentNetflix, that had fired Kevin Spacey from House of Cards once similar allegations against him came out in the open, is fine with Tambor’s presence.
May 24, 2018
With Kesari, Captain Vikram Batra biopic, JP Dutta’s Paltan — the war film genre gets a chance at revivalWith Akshay Kumar in Kesari, Sidharth Malhotra in the Captain Vikram Batra biopic, and JP Dutta's Paltan, the war genre is very much alive and kicking in Bollywood.
May 23, 2018
Sanju chronicles 'One man... many lives'; but which of Sanjay Dutt's lives may Rajkumar Hirani overlook?Would Sanju conveniently give the actor a pass on certain issues such as national security that remain unanswered?
May 16, 2018
Scene 75: Rahi Masoom Raza's dark portrayal of Hindi film industry remains intact in Poonam Saxena's translationDr Rahi Masoom Raza's Scene 75 is peppered with dark humour and vividly portrays the unsavoury side of the Hindi film industry