Ten most underrated Hindi films of the decade, from Dhobi Ghat, Stanley Ka Dabba to Kaalakaandi, Sonchiriya
Despite active dialogue surrounding Hindi films in this decade, there are some movies that still haven't had their moment in the sun, like a Nil Battey Sannata or a Gurgaon
Daas Dev actor Rahul Bhat talks about his 10-year-long sabbatical from acting, working with Anurag Kashyap and Sudhir Mishra, and his plans for the future.
Hail or storm, censors or box office failures, Anurag Kashyap just wants to make films.
Don’t look too hard for connectivity, logic and serious subtexts in Meeruthiya Gansgters
This past year was a mixed bag for Bollywood. It started off with a bang, and made us hold out hope that the reign of nonsensical, regressive commercial masala may be coming to a close.
Ugly is a disappointment, not just because it's a whodunit that sinks like a badly-made souffle but also because we expect better and more of Kashyap.
The vast space between helplessness and desperation is morbidity, and Ugly lives in that world.
What does Kali Katha add to Anurag Kashyap's Ugly?
Since Ugly is a film by Anurag Kashyap, it is quite obvious that B-towners will not give it a miss. Here are some of the celebrities whom Firstpost spotted at the screening.
While Kashyap has been pushing the release date of Bombay Velvet because apparently neither he nor his actors, including Ranbir Kapoor, are happy with the way it has turned out, he wants Ugly to be out immediately and has finalised 26 December as the release date.
Here's a list of some of the 'touchstones of cinema' that are mocked by The Viral Fever gents in their new video. Did you spot some that we missed? Tell us in the comments.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap loves to put society's underbelly under a scanner and his films like Black Friday, Dev D and Gangs Of Wasseypur are a case in point. Now he has come up with another dark drama Ugly, saying he delves into such themes because he believes in showing "real" things.
Post his separation from wife Kalki Koechlin, much is being written about Anurag Kashyap's personal life and the filmmaker says he is bothered by the intrusion of privacy.
There's a little bit of Fargo, a hint of The Killing and a lot of red herrings in Ugly. It's not a startling original film in either concept or execution, and the pace falters.
However, for many, the main attraction of this year's NYIFF is its opening film, Kashyap's Ugly. Ugly was shown at Cannes Film Festival last year and reportedly received a standing ovation.
The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's Ugly, a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter.
The trailer of Anurag Kashyap's Ugly is out and if it is any indication, the film seems to be a gritty dark psychological thriller.
Anurag Kashyap, who is directing the thriller Ugly, does not want to give out too much about its narrative. However, he says it has its emotional quotient in place.