Talk to Her Pedro Almodovar’s masterpiece on love any-style. Hilarious, a completely original stunner.
- Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki’s animated take on fantasies of children
- Frida Julie Taymor’s vision of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s life. Salma Hayek’s performance unforgettable.
- Gangs of New York Martin Scorsese’s lifework on early NY gangs
- 9.11.01 Post-9/11 seen by 11 international directors including Makhmalbouf, Lelouch and myself
- Legend of Bhagat Singh The Raj Kumar Santoshi-directed drama was narrated with a lot of dignity
- Devdas I have my reservations but Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s artistic ambition is admirable
- Road Rajat Mukherjee’s film is admirable, though more for form
- Saathiya Shaad Ali handled the subject of intimacy with sensitivity
- Aankhen Vipul Shah’s film is in for its sheer novelty. Paresh Rawal in a delightful role.