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Sword and Sandals

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‘Padmaavat’ (2018): A Stylized Combination of Dance, Violence, & Flame

Directed by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali || Produced by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sudhanshu Vats, Ajit Andare Screenplay by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Prakash Kapadia || Starring: Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Aditi RAo Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, Anupriya Goenka, Ujjwal Chopra Music by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sanchit Balhara || Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘Bajirao Mastani’ (2015): Sanjay Bhansali Returns to Form

Directed by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali || Produced by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Kishore Lulla Screenplay by: Prakash Kapadia || Starring: Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Tanvi Asmi, Vaibbhav Tatwawdi, Milind Soman Music by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shreyas Puranik, Sanchit Balhara || Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee || Edited by: Rajesh G. Pandey || Country: India || Language: … Continue reading

‘The Warlords’ (2007): Great Action, Even Better Romance

Directed by: Peter Chan || Produced by: Peter Chan, Andre Morgan Screenplay by: Xu Lan, Chun Tin-nam, Aubery Lam, Huang Jianxin, Jojo Hui, He Jiping, Guo Junli, James Yuen || Starring: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Xu Jinglei Music by: Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Chatchai Ponprapaphan, Leon, Ko || Cinematography: Arthur Wong || Editing by: … Continue reading

‘Jodhaa Akbar’ (2008): A Modern Romantic Epic that Collapses Under Its Own Weight

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker || Produced by: Ronnie Screwvala, Ashutosh Gowariker Written by: Haidar Ali, Ashutosh Gowariker || Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Ila Arun, Rajesh Vivek Music by: A.R. Rahman || Cinematography by: Kran Deohans || Editing by: Ballu Saljuja || Country: India || Language: Hindi, Urdu Running Time: 214 … Continue reading

‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960): An Old-School Romantic Epic that Stands the Test of Time

Directed by: K. Asif || Produced by: Shapoorj Pallonji Screenplay by: Aman, Kamal Amrohi, K. Asif, Wajahat Mirza, Ehsan Rizvi || Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Durga Khote Music by: Naushad || Cinematography: R.D. Mathur || Editing by: Dharamvir || Country: India || Language: Urdu Running Time: 177 minutes I’ve noticed something interesting in my … Continue reading

‘Red Cliff’ (2008): John Woo’s Still Got It

Directed by: John Woo || Produced by: John Woo Screenplay by: John Woo, Terence Chang, Han Sanping || Starring: Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Fengyi, Zhoa Wei, Chang Chen, Hu Jun, Shido Nakamura, Lin Chi-ling Music by: Taro Iwashiro || Cinematography: Taro Iwashiro || Editing by: Angie Lam, Yang Hongyu || Country: China || Language: Mandarin … Continue reading