Review: Airlift̵...

Tweet In one of the only emotional scenes of this movie, a very old Punjabi grandfather character (played wonderfully by the veteran Indian TV actor Arun Bali) speaks of the horrors of getting uprooted from what you once considered home, and being forced to leave everything behind. This scene...

Wazir Review Upodcas...

Tweet Wazir tells the tale of two unlikely friends – a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster (Amitabh Bachchan) and an ATS officer (Farhan Akhtar). Both are brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate as part of wider conspiracy that has cast a dark shadow over their lives. Wazir...

In the heart of the ...

Tweet Revealing the true story and inspiration behind Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, the new film from Ron Howard recounts the tale of the Essex, a whaling ship from New England. Based on a book by Nathaniel Philbrick, (in the heart of the sea: the tragedy of the whaleship Essex) the...

Varun Dhawan and Kri...

Tweet Rohit Shetty’s big release, Dilwale,  is just over a week away so ShahRukh Khan, Kajol, Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan were in town for a press conference. Upodcast had the change to sit down with Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon and ask the questions that only a nerdy podcast like...

Spectre Review Upodc...

Tweet Bond is back business with the hotly anticipated SPECTRE, the latest in a long line of blockbusters in 2015.  Upodcasting casts its critical eye over the ghostly goings on of Daniel Craig, acting outside the control of British Secret Service for the first time since Timmy...

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo...

Tweet Last week Fox arranged a video conference with Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in London for the release of Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Here are some excerpts of the Q&A session with the UK press.   Q/ WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT PRDP?  Salman: I like the film’s nice, sweet,...

Anupama Chopra Talks...

Tweet We got the chance to speak with Anupama Chopra, Festival Director, 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With Star India about why these movies and the festival is important, which movies you should watch out for and how they dealt with some of the issues that happened during last...

The Martian Book Vs Movie Upodcast Oct21

The Martian Book Vs ...

Tweet This episode we visit Mars with Matt Damon and stick around longer than intented. Together with Paresh (from the CurrySmugglers)  and Anandini (from Bollystalgia) both card carrying space geeks, we talk about Ridley Scott’s latest offering and especially how it compares to...

Quantico Ep 1 &...

Tweet Priyanka Chopra US TV debut Quantico is a big deal! So much so that we needed to dedicate an hour just to dissect the first 2 episodes. We’re joined by Jay also known as @Bollybrit (Nominated as a finalist in the Best Blog Category at this year’s Asian Media Awards!) who is a...

Narcos and Irrationa...

Tweet This episode we talk about the new Woody Allen movie, an Irrational Man and the  Netflix Original Series, Narcos. Of course, Woody isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but Asim has a strange relationship with the director (OK, it’s not THAT strange) – preferring the...

Brothers Review Upod...

Tweet This week’s episode FilmiGirl and Asim square off in the octagon to break down Karan Malhotra’s Akshay Kumar- Siddarth Malhotra starrer Brothers. Although a massive success at the Box Office, Akshay Kumar movies tend to be critically derided, together we try to analyse why...

AR Rahman Greatest H...

Tweet For India’s Independence Day AR Rahman, held a concert at the O2 Arena to a sold out crowd, accompanied by an orchestra of musicians, singers, table players and qawwalli’s. The concert was dubbed as « The Greatest Hits of AR Rahman » and whilst...

Marvel Phase 2 Review Upodcast Aug12

Marvel Phase 2 Revie...

Tweet This time we’re attempting to unpick and unravel the ever expanding Marvel universe of superheroes and shine a light on what was previously a sub-genre restricted to Superman and Batman and therefore DC. All levels of geekdom are catered for, ranging from the casual viewer / person...

Me and Earl and The ...

Tweet Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL is a uniquely funny and moving story about Greg, a high school senior who avoids deep human relationships as a way to safely navigate the social mine field that is...

Akshay Kumar Brother...

Tweet Why is this film important to you? This movie is very close to my heart, it means a lot to me, especially because it is a movie about Martial Arts, which makes it even more important for me. The movie is releasing in August this year, which also co-incides with me completing 25 years in...