Jul 042012

If most Indian movies are insufferable trash, American movies are increasingly soulless bilge these days. Hollywood’s reliance on the computer gimmickry of Ironman, Spiderman, Superman, Batman or a vampire has become tiresome, at least to yours truly. It seems European filmmakers are the only ones who still make movies centered around real-life people. And more importantly, European films have a heart. Since French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian and Danish filmmakers are not as flush with cash as Hollywood or Bollywood, they must perforce invest their movies with a story, one that can strike a chord with audiences, and soul-stirring acting. […]