“October”: Wafts of Brilliance

Several movies I recall pivot upon scenes of posh hotels where glam stars click-clack their heels and cause head turns. One has even read about hotel management in Jeffrey Archer’s novels albeit from the ownership angle. But what about the story of those very indispensable ambassadors of hospitality, a la the hotel staff?  We see […]

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“The Daughter”: A good Aussie attempt to depict the family secrets theme

  Spoilers ahead… Families with skeletons in the cupboard are a common theme in both Kapoor & Sons and The Daughter. It’s interesting to see how Indian and the Australian cinema tackle this topical genre. Kapoor & Sons displays a sophisticated Indian family, albeit in down to earth roles. The Daughter, however, lets out whiffs […]

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