Finding Fanny…Floundering

It’s been a while since I saw Homi Adajania’s debut film Being Cyrus, but in the flashes of it that come to mind I think of overstuffed, almost claustrophobic apartments of its eccentric Parsi characters with all assortment of unusual items sitting on the nightstands and around the house.  In Finding Fanny, the director’s team […]

MetMuseum: They have an app for that

It’s Saturday morning and you’re in NYC (or very close by) and thinking about what you can do this weekend… if you have the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new app on your iPhone or iPad, you could take a look through there and see what’s on at the mothership on Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street […]

Attenborough, Gandhi and Degrees of Separation

With the passing of director Sir Richard Attenborough last week, one couldn’t help but notice the prominence of his Oscar-winning film Gandhi at the top of lists of his most memorable work.  (You can see Sir Ben Kingsley’s Oscar acceptance speech here.) Given the important subject of the film and the huge cast of Indian […]