One Man Army Corps: Martial Arts Films with Kathy Gibson

Episode 45,  Aug 13, 2017, 08:54 PM

We welcome Kathy Gibson ( of Access Bollywood ( to discuss two martial arts films as well as covering Hindi cinema with a Western lens.

Show Notes: Listen to Kathy on the Split Screen Podcast with Shah Shahid! ( Access Bollywood’s streaming lists: Netflix (, Amazon (, Heera ( How the Hindi and Indian film industries have benefited from streaming services The ups and downs of Eros Now ( The public library is still the best resource around Does anyone understand cricket? Josh Larsen of Larsen On Film ( Lack of local media coverage for Hindi cinema Access Bollywood’s Bollywood Box Office ( South Indian ticket pricing MovieMavenGal ( American versus Canadian film tastes Reviewing Hindi cinema as an outsider

(INTERVAL (“Cham Cham” from Baaghi)

Martial arts in Bollywood (there aren’t that many) Kalaripayattu ( Vidyut Jammwal ( Asian filmmaking traditions: India versus East Asia Commando: A One Man Army ( First Blood ( “Saawan Bairi ( )” and “Lena Dena (” Baaghi ( So bad it’s good? The most idiotic hero and heroine The economics of underground fighting leagues Tiger Shroff ( and Shraddha Kapoor ( A Flying Jatt ( The Raid Redemption ( Kazu Patrick Tang’s wig ( Xenophobic portrayal of Thailand Tiger Shroff’s star potential and nepotistic expectations

NEXT TIME: We’re joined by CJSR DJ Piyush Patel to discuss the films of Mani Ratnam.

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