Our good friend FilmiGirl was nice enough to join us this episode and we had a VERY long but long overdue chat about tons of topics any Bollywood afficionado would be interested in. We start with a rundown of this… Read More »Kick Review and Bollywood Catch Up Upodcast
[Disclaimer: Due to messed up scheduling at the screening venue (for London Indian Film Festival), I missed the first 30 minutes of Ulidavaru Kandante, as I was still watching Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya (review link here). This post is hence,… Read More »Ulidavaru Kandante Review LIFF 2014
Director Amit Masurkar’s slacker bromance ‘Sulemaani Keedha’ (SK) on the surface is pretty much what one of its characters wants a movie to be like. That character is Gonzo, a producer’s son, a big fan of out-of-the-box ideas and who… Read More »Sulemaani Keeda Review LIFF 2014
Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and director Maneesh Sharma come together once again under the YRF banner after their sleeper hit of last year Band Baaja Baarat, Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl is called a Rom-Con puntastically and banks heavily and is… Read More »Review Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
One of the very best British things around right now, Channel 4‘s Misfits makes a welcome return to E4. Asim and Martin were fortunate enough to see a preview screening of the first episode from season 3, at the British… Read More »Ep 41 Misfits Season 3 premiere and QandA with Cast and Creators at BFI
Upod goes flying for its next podcast; a one-off special with guest reviewer Reena Mumbai, aka Mumbai Mango from twomanoges.com or @r2the from twitter (you can also catch her on her blog at Reena.Me) Unfortunately, this episode comes with a… Read More »Ep 40 Pan Am TV Show Bonus Episode
Upodcasting was hungry. Very hungry. We have feasted on the many delights on offer and bring you a tasting menu of scientifically measured blabber in an episode that Heston Blumenthal would be proud of. The annual Film4 Frightfest returns to… Read More »Ep 35 Real Steel , The WhistleBlower, The Hour and FrightFest
Delhi Belly is the long in the making black comedy produced by the illustrious Amir Khan Productions, a banner that is constantly on the threshold of that very coveted first potential Indian cross-over that gives Hindi cinema the acceptance and… Read More »Delhi Belly: The Anti-Slum Dog Millionaire
NEW SEASON! And we are back from our short break, with an amazing Bollywood episode. This week Beth, FilmiGirl and I discuss the critics/fan reactions to the release of Farah Khan‘s Tees Maar Khan. We delve into many controversial topics and many feathers will get ruffled, so listen to the complete episode after the jump!Read More »Upodcast:The Perils of Bollywood fandom and reactions to Tees Maar Khan
When I heard the words “Evil Santa movie” I was sold. The trailer was smart, brooding and promised a very dark film twisting the usual conventions of the annual bearded gift giver. So does this Finnish flick -that’s receiving some excellent reviews- live up to the promise? Check out our full review after the jump! Read More »Review: Rare Exports – A Christmas Tale
Director Todd Philips follow-up to the unbelievably successful Hangover is a re-imagining of the Steve Martin– John Candy classic: Planes, Trains and Automobiles. But this time itâ€™s Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galafanakis taking the main leads. Due Date is… Read More »Review: Due Date
Lafangey Parindey (directed by Pradeep Sarkar ) is the product of a confused studio,Yash Raj films. Once the most illustrious productionÂ company in India now a factory of cookie cutter, bland and utterly forgettable products. A studio that just doesnâ€™t understand… Read More »Review: Lafangey Parindey
Like Salman Khan, UpodCast walks it’s own beat. This week we dissect the phenomenon of Dabanng joined by friends of the show Filmigirl and Anandini. We extensively review the movie, ask ourselves if you need to be a Salman Khan fan to enjoy Dabanng to the fullest, debate the return to massala entertainment, rave about Sonakshi Sinha and also discusss what a potential sequel could look like. Oh, if that wasn’t enough to salivate your earbuds, we also discuss the forthcoming releases for the rest of the year! For all this and much much more, Listen to the episode after the jump!
The Upodcast team takes a look back at the first half of 2010. We go over our favorite flicks, our biggest dissapointments and take a look ahead on what’s yet to come. We also review the Spanish SciFi TimeTravel movie TimesCrimes (Los Cronocrimenes-2007) directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Check out the full episode after the jump!
Here is the Voltron of all Bollywood Podcasts. Combining the powers of Beth from Bethlovesbollywood, Katherine from TotallyFilmi, Kara from Filmigirl and Bollyspice and a lone Asim sans his usual co-hosts, this bumper episode of Upodcast goes through the best and worst of 2010. No punches are held back and no performance is safe. we review the prominent releases of Bollywood give our take on Twitter Celebs, The Bikini issue and a look forward toÂ the rest of the year. Listen to this EPIC episode after the Jump!Read More »Bonus Episode Bollywood Mid Year Wrap Up 2010- Upodcast
My Name is Khan… and I’m not a terrorist. A line spoken many times in this movie by Indian Superstar Shahrukh Khan, playing a good hearted Muslim man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome, resonated with me in a very strong way.… Read More »FilmBlog: Review My Name Is Khan
OK folks, roll up roll up! Time to tide you over with a Bonus episode! Join the Upodcast team go mainstream and worship at the altar of one Kevin Costner… Postman style. The gang discusses the demise of Kevin Costner’s… Read More »Bonus episode: a post-apocalyptic Postman!(and a discussion about Futuristic Movies)
After India and New Zealand, you will travel back in time to 1988 to check out Robert De Niro (in his Golden Globe-nominated performance) as a bounty hunter and Charles Grodin as his prisoner! Check out the trailer for Midnight… Read More »Episode 3 The 80’s Classics- Midnight Run
The Under Promise Over Deliver Podcast- a weekly dose of small ticket entertainment! A podcast with 3 distinctly different voices: Ahmed -PopCorn- K loves his blockbuster entertainers Michael Bay , animated movies and anything with big explosions Party Marty C… Read More »Episode 1 Bollywood – Kaminey!