Devdas vs. Dev.D with Paul Matwychuk

Jul 15, 2016, 04:32 AM

We welcome Erin’s Trash, Art, and The Movies (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/trash-art-and-the-movies/id352420040?mt=2) co-host and our good friend Paul Matwychuk (https://twitter.com/Myelbow) on to breakdown two different adaptations of the classic Bengali novella Devdas.

Show Notes:

Listen to Erin’s other show, Trash, Art, and The Movies! We did an episode on Memento vs. Ghajini (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/taatm-105-memento-vs.-ghajini/id352420040?i=1000315013357&mt=2)

Devdas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devdas) by (a 17 year-old) Sarat Chandra Chattopahyay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SaratChandraChattopadhyay)

P.C. Barua’s Devdas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devdas(1936film)) and Bimal Roy’s Devdas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devdas(1955film))

“The Devdas Phenomenon (http://www.uiowa.edu/indiancinema/devdas)” by Corey K. Creekmur

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devdas(2002Hindi_film))

The dowry system (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dowry_system)

“Morey Piya (https://youtu.be/hwMM21jGdHs),”featuring Paro’s mother’s dance

Chandramukhi’s brothel (https://youtu.be/fVg6Ehu1VXY)

“Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka (https://youtu.be/8qhkBTGE_Wo)” where Paro won’t let the lamp go out

Sensitive machismo

Cannes director criticized for selecting Devdas (http://movies.ndtv.com/bollywood/was-criticized-for-selecting-devdas-says-cannes-director-thierry-fremaux-636412)

SRK remembers the film’s 14th anniversary (http://www.filmfare.com/news/shah-rukh-khan-talks-about-devdas-on-its-14th-anniversary-14478.html)

(INTERVAL ("Dola Re Dola (https://youtu.be/Jbn39j-xa-k)” from Devdas)

Raman Raghav 2.0 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RamanRaghav2.0)

“Dev.D most overrated film (http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/anurag-kashyap-dev-d-most-overrated-film-raman-raghav/)

Anurag Kashyap’s Dev.D (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev.D)

“Chammak Challo (https://youtu.be/M4EZHGFK-1c)” from Ra.One

Dev is an even bigger dick than Devdas

“Emotional Attyachar (https://youtu.be/Vng5mg0iY0Q)” featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The DPS MMS Scandal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DPSMMSScandal)

Visualizing drugs and the Danny Boyle influence (https://youtu.be/EmxaK0R1YUM)

Chanda has a nose for literature

Phantom Films (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_Films)

We finally saw Udta Punjab (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udta_Punjab)

Homages to SLB’s Devdas and Scorsese

Intertextual references

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