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Movie Review: RAKTA CHARITRA 2 (2010) - Measured RGV Finale to the Blood-Bath

Measured RGV Finale to the Blood-Bath!

Calcutta, Dec 3, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) I generally make it a point to see my favorite director's film on it's first day of release. I am a film buff since a mere boy of ten; traveling through typical Bollywood commercial hits and through most of the Hollywood releases too, I have traveled through some unforgettable films from the  Masters of World Cinema, namely Satyajit Ray, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha, M.S.Sathyu, Ozu, Felini, Tarkovsky, Kazan, Jean L Godard (especially the 60's 'Alphaville' and 80's 'Detective'), Truffaut and Almodovar.

The directors listed above will always remain as my favorite directors of World Cinema and I try to catch them the very first day, or at least the first one to hire the DVD when its hitting the stores allover ...

Film Review: ALLAH KE BANDE (Hindi, 2010) - children of a Lesser GOD - Powerful Subject, Great Livewire Performance

Must watch this movie...Very Powerful!

SKYLINE (2010) - I Loved It ! Body Snatchers Are Back In New Strause Brothers Sci-Fi Hollywood English Movie | Film Review

By Nilanjann Nandy
WBRi Special Correspondent, India

Calcutta, Nov 14, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) SKYLINE 2010) released Worldwide on the 12th Nov, 2010.

On August 28th, 2009 NASA sent a message deep into space in search of EXTRA TERRESTRIAL life-form. Unfortunately they answered the message and are here - not to communicate, not to exchange ideas, but to WIPE US OUT.

Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause a.k.a. The Brothers Strause
Starring: Eric Balfour as Jarred, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson, David Zayas, Brittney Daniel
Screenplay: Joshua Cordes, Liam O’Donnell

The story of the movie in a nut-shell: After a late night party of Terry (Donald Faison), a friend of the leading pair Jarred (Eric Balfour) and Elaine (Scottie Thompson), they are awoken in the dead of the night by an eerie light beaming through the window. Like moths to a flame, the light source is drawing people outside - before they suddenly vanish into the air. They soon discover another worldly force is swallowing the entire human population off the face of the earth. Now our band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.

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The war between humans and Extra-terrestrial life form begins, and ends in three days - the human race nearly wiped out!

Read the full review by acclaimed singer-songwriter-writer-journalist Nilanjann Nandy and order the DVD / Blu-Ray Release exclusively on Washington Bangla Radio.

A Flat - A Preview of the "Fear Ride"

  A Flat - "some things are best kept under wraps..."

TARA (2010) Bangla Film By Bratya Basu Is A Fair Effort At Telling "Their" Story - Bengali Movie Review

Tollywood Hero Actor PROSENJIT CHATTERJEE in TARA Bangla Movie

A fair effort at telling 'their' story!

Bratya Basu, a noted playwright and drama director introduced himself as a film director a few years back with RAASTA (BUY Bengali Movie DVD), starring a lesser known Amitabh Bhattacharya and our very own Mithun Chakraborty, along with Rajatava Dutta in a negative role which did not do very well at the box-office though the film showed promise in bringing up issues which are very much relevant with the society here today.