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Pride & Protest: being Black/Asian and Gay in the UK

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  If Blaise Singh had not been compelled to give up his job as an Elementary School Teacher, then we would never have gained a talented filmmaker with a fresh new voice about being Asian/Black and gay in the UK today. His passion and commitment  to LGBTQ/human rights is infectious and as we see in … Continue reading



Sorry We Missed You : Ken Loach’s latest piece of brutal realism

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  For those cinephiles who worried that Ken Loach’s Palme D’Or Winner ‘I Daniel Blake’ may have been the last film from the veteran British director then his new one  “Sorry We Missed You” is a welcome addition to his resume. Typical for this very socialist-committed man who always wears his heart on his sleeve, … Continue reading



Greed : a satirical comedy about a story that in reality is far from funny.

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  Michael Winterbottom’s latest movie is a fast-paced satirical comedy about a story that in reality is far from funny.  It’s the very skimpily veiled story of notorious Brit billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green who the British Parliament named as ‘the unacceptable face of capitalism’.  Green used nefarious means to buy Topshop and half a … Continue reading



Ordinary Love : gets tested when someone gets very ill

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Tom (Liam Neeson) and Joan (Lesley Manville)  lead an such an ordinary life now that they are retired and as they keep themselves to themselves they are almost invisible to the outside world. That is all about to change when the lump Joan discovers in her breast when she is showering and that turns out … Continue reading



Blinded By The Light: or how Bruce Springstein saved my LIfe.

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  The brilliant filmmaker Gurinder Chadha , a British filmmaker of Indian descent, has over the past 25 years so succinctly captured the real essence of second generation of Asians who made the UK their home.  With them having feet in both extremely different cultures, Chadra’s narratives reflect the whole generational aspect of racial bigotry … Continue reading



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