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Aditya and Devansh sit down to do what they like best - discuss movies! New episodes every Friday.
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Episode 20: The Trial of The Chicago Seven -- Fight for the Right to Fight
We're back after a brief break, and we fanboy over Aaron Sorkin for 100 minutes. We discuss Sorkin's latest venture The Trial of The Chicago Seven, featuring a stellar ensemble cast. We first discuss why we are such big fans of Sorkin and how he creates drama through dialogue. We then delve into how Sorkin managed to escalate his drama through his direction in this film. We also go on to break down a few crucial scenes from the movie. This and much much more in this long episode! This film is streaming on Netflix India. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track -- We're Going to Chicago from The Trial of The Chicago Seven soundtrack, music by Daniel Pemberton Outro Track -- Take the Hill from The Trial of The Chicago Seven soundtrack, music by Daniel Pemberton We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:41:26
November 08, 2020
Episode 19: Ankur -- Seedlings of Alternative Indian Cinema
We venture into challenging territory and talk about Shyam Benegal's first film --- Ankur! Ankur is a 1974 film that is said to have heralded in the era of alternative cinema in the Hindi film industry. It stars Shabana Azmi and Anant Nag in lead roles. It tells the story of Lakshmi, a dalit woman who works at the house of Surya, an upper-caste, confused, young adult male. We talk about how the cinematorgraphy in the film is well ahead of its time, with some spectacular close-ups and motion shots. We also discuss how the writing, though discontinuous inparts, succeeds in covering a huge variety of themes in the rather measly runtime of two hours.  This and much more about this extremely interesting film in the podcast. Do tune in! Ankur is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track -- Quota by The Casteless Collective from the album Magizhchi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Kfbc23ao8w) Outro Track -- Ekla Cholo Re by EPR Iyer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeKTQLXGxwc) We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:22:41
October 16, 2020
Episode 18: Inside Llewyn Davis -- Marinating in melancholy
We discuss Coen Brothers' 2013 film Inside Llewyn Davis, starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, a cat and others! Inside Llewyn Davis tells the story of a struggling musician in search of work. We talk about the how the cinematography and the editing of the film grant the film and sombre tone and pace. We also discuss the themes of depression and romanticization throughout the film, and how the film forces us to think about the unsaid rather than feeding us with the conflicts.   To be honest, we think we don't think we understand the film in entirety --- but that always makes for good conversation, doesn't it? Do tune in! Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track -- Hang me, Oh Hang Me from Inside Llewyn Davis, performed by Oscar Isaac. Original song performed by Dave Van Ronk. Outro Track -- Tuntuna by Shamoon Ismail.  We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
55:10
October 09, 2020
Episode 17: Rang De Basanti -- Stay Ignorant Stay Foolish
On the eve of Bhagat Singh and Gandhi's birth anniversaries, we discuss Rang De Basanti! Rang De Basanti is a 2006 film written by Kamlesh Pandey and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, starring Siddharth, Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan, Alice Patten, R Madhavan and others. We discuss how the structure of the film is extremely novel and refreshing, revolutionizing storytelling in Hindi cinema while also depicting an armed revolution in the film.  We also opine on the film's relevance today and for the future. Of course, being Rahman fans, we also deep dive into the soundtrack of the film! Rang De Basanti is streaming on Netflix. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro and Outro Track taken from Rang De Basanti's background score, composed by AR Rahman. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:06:18
October 02, 2020
Episode 16: Unreserved, Kazwa and Borderlands -- Non-fiction films feat. director Samarth Mahajan
On this guest episode, we venture into new territory -- non-fiction films! We are joined by national-award winning filmmaker Samarth Mahajan, director of films like The Unreserved, Kazwa, and the in-making 'Borderlands'. We talk about Samarth's film school and how he got into making non-fiction films. We also take a deep-dive into some technical aspects of his films like the sound-recording, editing etc. In the end, Samarth also tells us a few interesting stories about how he decided on the background tracks for his films. This and much more on this really insightful episode! Samarth is on Instagram @apun_some.arth! Samarth's films can be found on YouTube -- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL33BNOQ8uxzl92hEIhndbTO2t8N60mxPJ Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the films. Intro Track -- Super Mario Theme Carnatic Mix by Mahesh Raghvan feat. Akshay Anantapadmanabhan and Shravan Sridhar Outro Track -- Manavyala in my Mind by Indosoul (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hvppm1G8fro&ab_channel=IndoSoulLive). This song was also used in Kazwa.   We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:10:30
September 18, 2020
Episode 15: Capernaum -- Childhood and (lack of) Innocence
This episode is the one we enjoyed recording the most! We talk about Capernaum, a 2018 Lebanese Arabic language film co-written and directed by Nadine Labaki, with the other writers being Jihad Hojeilly and Michelle Keserwany in collaboration with Georges Khabbaz and Khaled Mouzanar. Mouzanar also produced the film and did the background score. It stars Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw among others. We talk how the film takes a dark comedy premise and places it in a realist environment with much success. We also geek out about Labaki's direction and filmmaking method, which we were extremely inspired by. Lastly, we also talk of our own privileges and our lessons from the film in that context. Capernaum is streaming on Netflix -- go watch in right now; you won't regret. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - Yonas from Capernaum,  scored by Khaled Mouzanar, performed by Mouzanar and Marie Jeanne Serero and produced by Mouzanar and Zeid Hamdan Outro Track - Capharnaüm from Capernaum,  scored by Khaled Mouzanar, performed by Mouzanar and Marie Jeanne Serero and produced by Mouzanar and Zeid Hamdan We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:08:30
September 11, 2020
Episode 14: Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! -- Mis-hit or Masterpiece?
We talk about the 2008 heist caper Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, written by Urmi Juvekar and co-written, directed by Dibakar Banerjee! We discuss Dibakar's filmography in some detail and also our controversial opinions about his films. We opine that though the film captures the pulse of the city and uses some interesting filmmaking choices, the screenplay does not quite hold it together. The end features our hot-takes about Abhay Deol as a performer. Of course, some PJs are cracked at regular intervals, so please do listen :) Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! is streaming on Netflix. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - Jugni from Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, composed by Sneha Khanwalkar, lyrics by Kanu Behl, Venu Isc and sung Des Raj Lakhani. Outro Track - Oye Lucky Lucky Oye title track, composed by Sneha Khanwalkar, lyrics by Dibakar Banerjee, Venu Isc, Kanu Behl and sung by Mika Singh We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:03:11
September 04, 2020
Episode 13: Eighth Grade -- Growing Up in the Snapchat Generation
We invite our friend Vamika over to discuss comedian Bo Burnham's writing-directing debut -- Eighth Grade! Eighth Grade stars Elsie Fisher as an early teen on the verge of entering high school, and the trials and tribulations in her life caused by the invisible hand of social media. We discuss various things -- from our experiences as teens to our experience while watching the films. Devansh also cracks a few bad jokes, so this episode is worth a listen just for that. Thanks Vamika for joining us in this episode! Check out an instagram handle that Vamika and her friends run -- @kulcha_e_ulfat! Eighth Grade is streaming on YouTube. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - #deep by Bo Burnham, from his comedy special 'what.'  Outro Track - Your Love is Like a Drug to Me by Le Printemps en Rose. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene.  Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below -   Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram  Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:12:21
August 28, 2020
Episode 12: Before Sunrise -- Love as Happenstance
In what is our most rambly episode to date, we discuss Before Sunrise, a 1995 film written by Richard Linklater and Kim Krazin and directed by Linklater. It stars Ethan Hawke, julie Delpy and the city of Vienna. Before Sunrise is also the first film in Linklater's Before Trilogy. We try to answer the question whether this movie has any structure to it, or even a story. We have a difference of opinion regarding the justification of certain scenes as well as whether this film holds ground on its own other than being part of a trilogy. We also discuss our half-baked thoughts on love! So if you want to know us more, do listen to the episode till the end :) Before Sunrise in streaming on Netflix. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track -- Nukta-Cheen Hai Gham-e-Dil, lyrics by Mirza Ghalib, Vocals, Guitar, Mixing - Pranita Nair Pandurangi. Original Song Credits: Composed by - Ghulam Mohammed  Sung by - Suraiya From the film "Mirza Ghalib" directed by Sohrab Modi (1954). We thank Pranita for allowing us to use the track! You can find her on @pranitanp on Instagram. Also check out her songs on her YouTube Channel -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYAP3EVVSblX0Naz8MabvVg  Outro Track -- Sleep On The Floor by The Lumineers. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
55:32
August 21, 2020
Episode 11: Gulaal -- Kashyap and Politics
We invited Prasad Deshmukh, a friend and cinemaholic, to discuss what is (was?) his favourite film -- Gulaal! Gulaal is a 2009 film written by Raj Singh Chaudhary and co-written and directed by Anurag Kashyap. It stars Raj Singh Chaudhary, Ayesha Mohan, Jesse Randhawa, Aditya Srivastava, Mahie Gill, Deepak Dobriyal and Piyush Mishra. We start by discussing what each of our opinions are about Kashyap and then move on to discuss the music, politics, and cinematic art of the film. Prasad also leaves a few movie recommendations in the end! You can find Prasad anywhere on social media @pdgree. Gulaal is available on YouTube. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Link to the 1000 voices campaign mentioned by Prasad - https://app.goodera.com/#/volunteering/campaign/2881 Intro Track -- Beedo from Gulaal, lyrics by Piyush Mishra, composed and arranged by Hitesh Sonik, Piyush Mishra and sung by Rekha Bhardwaj. Outro Track -- Ye Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye from Pyaasa, lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi, composed by SD Burman, sung by Mohammad Rafi. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:18:29
August 14, 2020
Episode 10 : Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 film written and directed by Martin McDonagh, which also earned its actors Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell Academy awards. It also stars Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges and others. We talk how McDonagh does not shy away from taking strong writing decisions, and also is not scared to escalate conflicts even when the stakes are already high.  We also discuss the performances in the film and break down a couple of scenes. These and much more in this episode! Three Billboards is streaming on Disney+ Hotstar! Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track -- Mildred Goes to War from Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, composed by Carter Burwell. Outro Track -- Buckskin Stallion Blues from the album Flyin' Blues by Townes Van Zandt. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:07:52
August 07, 2020
Episode 9 : Monsoon Wedding
Monsoon Wedding is that one brilliant film you’ve probably heard about but not watched. Monsoon Wedding is written by Sabrina Dhawan and directed by Mira Nair. We delve into why Mira Nair’s bootstrap brand of filmmaking is so powerful and inspiring. We also discuss how the film manages to tell multiple stories even in its measly run time of under two hours. Do check this movie out on YouTube -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_IRXV0xzCs! Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - 'Baagay' by Hari and Sukhmani! Do check them out on Instagram at @harisukhmani Outro Track - 'Jee Karda' from Monsoon Wedding, composed and sung by Sukhwinder SIngh. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:03:48
July 31, 2020
Episode 8 : Delhi Belly
Delhi Belly proved that potty jokes can be made artsy! We talk about Delhi Belly, a 2011 film written by Akshat Verma and directed by Abhinay Deo. We talk how the film broke so many stereotypes in the Indian context and still managed to be extremely entertaining! We also discuss specific scenes and how moving images are used to tell the story. This, and much more! Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - 'I Hate You (Like I Love You)' from Delhi Belly, composed by Ram Sampath, lyrics by Akshat Verma and Ram Sampath, vocals by Keerthi Sagathia, Shazneen Arethna, Sona Mohapatra, Aamir Khan Outro Track - 'Bhaag DK Bose' from Delhi Belly, composed by Ram Sampath, lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya, vocals by Ram Sampath. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:19:01
July 24, 2020
Episode 6.2 : Chintu ka Birthday with co-writer director Satyanshu Singh (contd.)
This is the second in a two-part conversation on Chintu ka Birthday. Please make sure to listen to Episode 6.1 before you dive in! Welcome to our first guest episode! We discuss Chintu ka Birthday with the co-writer-director of the film Satyanshu Singh! Satyanshu Sir tells us about his "film school", and talks about the technical and artistic aspects of the film. We deep-dive into a few scenes from the film and also how backstories are important in storytelling. This, and much more on this episode we had crazy fun recording! Chintu ka Birthday is an absolutely  heartwarming film written and directed by Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh, produced by Cinemese Twins and AIB and starring Vedant Chibber, Bisha Chaturvedi, Tillotama Shome, Vinay Pathak, Seema Pahwa. It is currently streaming on Zee5. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - Poem from Udaan written and recited by Satyanshu Singh Outro Track - Dooor from Sulemani Keeda, sung and composed by Siddharth Basrur, lyrics by Satyanshu & Devanshu Singh We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
49:08
July 10, 2020
Episode 6.1 : Chintu ka Birthday with co-writer director Satyanshu Singh
Welcome to our first guest episode! We discuss Chintu ka Birthday with the co-writer-director of the film Satyanshu Singh! Satyanshu Sir tells us about his "film school", and talks about the technical and artistic aspects of the film. We deep-dive into a few scenes from the film and also how backstories are important in storytelling. This, and much more on this episode(s) we had crazy fun recording! Chintu ka Birthday is an absolutely  heartwarming film written and directed by Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh, produced by Cinemese Twins and AIB and starring Vedant Chibber, Bisha Chaturvedi, Tillotama Shome, Vinay Pathak, Seema Pahwa. It is currently streaming on Zee5! Also, this conversation has two parts, so please make sure you check out episode 6.2 after this episode! Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track - Chintu ka Birthday Title Track composed and sung by Singer - Raajeev V Bhalla, lyrics by Satyanshu Singh Outro Track - Life Yeh Mausambi Si from Ferrari Ki Sawaari; composed by Pritam, lyrics by Devanshu & Satyanshu Singh, vocals by Mohan Kannan We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
51:05
July 10, 2020
Episode 5 : Black Swan
Black Swan is Devansh's most favourite film ever! In our discussion on Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky, we discuss the theme of surrealism present across Aronofsky's filmography. We also discuss the shooting and editing techniques used in the film. Towards the end, we get to know each other's opinions about the romanticization of pain in cinema. Spicy episode! Aditya profusely apologizes for the accidental use of birds as a background motif in the podcast audio, and also for bad audio quality. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro and Outro Track - "A Swan in Born" from Black Swan, scored by Clint Mansell We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:11:51
July 03, 2020
Episode 4 : Sonchiriya
Our fourth episode was in fact recorded along with our first episode on Portrait of a Lady on Fire.  We discuss Sonchiriya, written by Sudip Sharma and co-written and directed by Abhishek Chaubey. We talk about the storytelling element of foreshadowing which is used as an effective tool in this film, as well as the editing and sound design. We also disagree on a few things, like always. We would also like to take a moment to remember Sushant Singh Rajput, who delivered a beautiful performance in this film. Rest in peace, Sushant.   Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Tracks used :- 1. Chaar Kadam from PK. Music by Shantanu Moitra, lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, vocals of Shaan and Shreya Ghoshal 2. Baaghi Re from Sonchiriya. Music by Vishal Bhardwaj, lyrics by Varun Grover, vocals of Mame Khan. 3. Sonchiraiya from Sonchiriya. Music by Vishal Bhardwaj, lyrics by Varun Grover, vocals of Rekha Bhardwaj. We are available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:04:41
June 26, 2020
Episode 3 : Baby Driver
Baby Driver is what you get when you combine fast cars and good old adrenaline-inducing action sequences with a highly original visual style of an auteur! In this episode we discuss Baby Driver, written and directed by Edgar Wright. We talk about how the medium of film has its own grammar, how Edgar Wright's filmography is a perfect example of the usage of visual grammar. We also discuss how this film, while being visually beautiful, also suffers from the writing being too convenient. Spoiler Alert - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film.  Tracks used :- 1. Baby Driver by Simon and Garfunkel 2. Bellbottoms by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion We are now available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube! All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
01:16:14
June 19, 2020
Episode 2 : Masaan
zindagī kyā hai anāsir meñ zuhūr-e-tartīb maut kyā hai inhīñ ajzā kā pareshāñ honā ~ Brij Narayan 'Chakbast' In this episode, we dive into one of our favourite Hindi films - Masaan. Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan and written by Varun Grover, Masaan won the FIPRESCI Prize and the Prix de l'Avenir at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.  We discuss how this film deals with the themes of escape, how not everything written in the script makes it into the final edit of a film, and much more! This film is currently streaming on Netflix India. SPOILER ALERT - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film. Intro Track and Outro Track Credits : 'Tu Kisi Rail Si' scored by Indian Ocean with lyrics by Varun Grover (Based on a ghazal by Dushyant Kumar) and sung by Swanand Kirkire. We are now available on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and all other podcasting apps, as also on YouTube!  All links to Podcasting apps available on anchor.fm/cuttoscene. Link to our YouTube channel - tiny.cc/cuttoscene We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
57:26
June 12, 2020
Episode 1 : Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Welcome to Cut to Scene! In our premiere episode, we discuss the Palme d'Or nominated French historical drama Portrait of a Lady on Fire, written and directed by Céline Sciamma and starring Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel. We take a deep-dive into the shot-taking, colours and music among other things. SPOILER ALERT - This podcast contains a lot of nitty-gritty details from the film.  Intro Track Credits : advaitiavda on Instagram. Please check out their YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM0TfA7OR1a_ImcWcg1V3Fg) for more! (Based on Dil To Pagal Hai composed by Uttam Singh, lyrics by Anand Bakshi, sung by Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar) Outro Track Credits : La Jeune Fille en Feu by Para One and Arthur Simonini Thanks to our friends Aayushmaan, Sanskriti, Jaanvi, Gauri and Vamika for help with this episode! We would greatly appreciate any comments and feedback! Find our social media links below - Cut to Scene! - cuttoscene on Twitter and Instagram Aditya - alsogoesbyV on Twitter and adivijaykumar on Instagram Devansh - devnaash on Twitter and Instagram
52:17
June 05, 2020