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on: November 24, 2015, 03:44:44 PM
Netflix to Stream Indian Epic 'Gangs of Wasseypur' as Series
Co-produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the film's North American rights are held by Cinelicious, which worked with digital rights aggregator Film Karavan and the film's producer Guneet Monga on the Netflix deal which has acquired worldwide rights. The series will stream on Netflix in the first week of December subtitled in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Chinese.

Watch it in at most 2 sittings.

Released theatrically in the US this year, so it's technically this year in film in xixax time.

Didn't include US trailer because it sucks and is misrepresentative.

Here's a shoutbox snippet about True Detective, and a couple of songs, and the poster is in the youtube preview of the songs :

Garam: that frigging hood scene [in True Detective] man
Garam: for that alone
Jeremy Blackman: Agreed, one of the best scenes of its kind in any medium
jenkins<3: Gangs of Wasseypur makes the hood scene in TD look like a cake walk, from both a narrative and cinematic perspective. I'm talking about the opening of Gangs of Wasseypur btw, not to mention what follows


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Reply #1 on: November 24, 2015, 04:46:04 PM
yeah i did say that.

itís massive. both its narrative and its sense of cinema are massive. and they hit the ground running, they do. the very beginning demonstrates the movie isnít about just what youíre seeing, but how you see it, how it feels, how it blossoms.

and because of that when i liked one thing then there was another, within a context of life as a narrative. for example itís not that life is in crime, itís that crime is in life. which is the richer path for deeper characters.

and it has all these characters involved. and all their moment together. me liking a movie with guns and outrageous bad behavior impresses me. Scorsese liking Kashyap is cosmic through similar forces attracting each other. demonstrated too by The Wolf of Wall Street, which i was less impressed by than Gangs of Wasseypur, art bad is agreed upon as explicit in our times, and explicit wrongdoing is a way of dropping a romantic veneer for problem causing. but here you get to take The Wolf of Wall Street and turn it into a movie about family and crime. put together Goodfellas and The Wolf of Wall Street.

so, the violence in this movie isnít often ingrained into narrative fabric. the violence isnít helping sew together a theme. which makes the brutal look brutal to me.

plus there are all these things outside the crime and violence. i think the movie has wonderful little moments, and i think they do even the little moments right. plus there are musical interludes that help with the movieís emotional melody. like Nashville.

so you put together Goodfellas and The Wolf of Wall Street and Nashville, The Godfather trilogy, plus other things iím not mentioning.

honestly this is me performing a condensation. so a problem for my dayís time is all the time i could spend talking about this movie and the things i like about it. which is the sign of a good movie.


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Reply #2 on: December 20, 2015, 01:35:30 PM
Should be on Netflix now.