Land: Robin Wright's Film Directed By Herself Is Almost A Great Film

Robin Wright's Land is a movie that you cannot miss. She has also directed the film and kudos to her for doing it right

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Land: Robin Wright's Film Directed By Herself Is Almost A Great Film
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How do you embrace life when it thorws you a blow worse than death? Unlike Sophie Jones, Edee Mathis (Robin Wright) is not confused about how to cope with her grief. She wants out. She does contemplate taking her own life. But something holds her back, something vital that goes beyond grief.

Edee does the next best thing. She heads to the mountains, throws her mobile phone into a bin, sends her vehicle back and settles down into a state of immovable solitude in a one-room cottage which is barely large enough for her to sleep but large enough to accommodate her grief. Starting off as a story of unimaginable bereavement, Land then becomes a survival story with Edee almost killed in a ferocious blizzard that blows away her self confidence and leaves her half-dead. After this, Land evolves into something else, something passionate, precious and poignant.

The  friendship that Edee forms with a fellow-loner Miguel(Demián Bichir) is a slow-burn intense experience brought to the screen  with a rare sensitivity. At first the two outcasts, uncannily united by a similar tragedy in their life, share silences. Then they begin to laugh and sing together. There is never any sex. This is a truly out-of-body experience. What  Robin Writer’s remarkable film tells us  about human relationships  goes way beyond the physical.


Land is not  about geographical  territory. It’s about that invisible space where an individual seeks and finds his or her true self. Edee’s self-awareness is not something we see. We feel it happening. By the end of the film she is stronger. You know what they say about what can’t break you. We feel her strength. We know it is born out of her frailties. Unbroken, unvanquished she is ready to rejoin civilization.
 
Land makes a very strong case for Man(or Woman) and the  bonding with Nature. The imposing mountains, the freezing cold and the isolating snow storms, these are shot by cinematographer Bobby Bokowski in a mood of meditative melancholic majesty. Then  there is the central performance. Robin Wright, s  right in long-ago films like  Nine Lives, Breaking  & Entering and Unbreakable  gives  the performance of her lifetime. Her character’s pain will hit you  where  it hurts the most.

As a director,  Ms Wright seems to have gathered together the acquired wisdom of two decades in front of the camera  to know what  lurks behind it. She is specially skilled in showing us how isolated an  individual can be even in company while coping with grief. A truly remarkable directorial debut for an actress who has never shied away  from  exposing her truest  feelings on  camera. Here  he  lets  us into  a lot more than words can express.





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Another Historical Drama For Ranveer Singh On Cards, Actor To Be A Part Of Vashu Bhagnani's Suryaputra Mahavir Karna?

If the latest reports are anything to go by, Ranveer Singh has been approached to play the titular role in Vashu Bhagnani's Suryaputra Mahavir Karna

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Another Historical Drama For Ranveer Singh On Cards, Actor To Be A Part Of Vashu Bhagnani's Suryaputra Mahavir Karna?
Ranveer Singh is one of the finest actors in Bollywood currently. Especially when it comes to period dramas, he seems to be the best. After playing Bajirao in Bajirao Mastani, he appeared as the antagonist Allaudin Khilji in Padmaavat. Both the films got him accolades from all corners. Now, it seems another historical drama is on cards for Ranveer Singh. If the latest reports are anything to go by, Vashu Bhagnani's Pooja Entertainment has approached him to play the lead in Suryaputra Mahavir Karna.

As per PeepingMoon.com, Ranveer Singh has supposedly also shown interest in taking up the project, however, he hasn't given his nod as yet. A source informed the portal, "What Pooja Entertainment has announced is a revamped version of the project. They are making it with a different set of cast and production teams, on a much bigger scale than earlier planned. Envisioned on an unparalleled scale with benchmark visual effects, the film requires someone who could bring Karna alive on screen and the makers believe Ranveer fits the bill to the T. They have approached the actor and he has also shown his interest, however, nothing concrete has materialised so far."

It was in February 2021 that Pooja Entertainment had announced the project by sharing its teaser. By the looks of it, the film narrating the story of Karna from the Mahabharata is going to be a high-budgeted, visual treat. Guessing through Ranveer's track record he does seem to fit the bill.

Another period drama for Ranveer Singh was multi-starrer Takht by Karan Johar, however, the film has been shelved as of now. (Also Read: Ranveer Singh’s Cool Shade Game Is What You Need This Season; Time To Get All Summer-Ready)


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Tahira Kashyap Posts A Stunning ‘Bald, Badass And Bikini’ Picture; Takes A Jibe At Uttarakhand CM’s ‘Ripped Jeans’ Remark

Tahira Kashyap shared a bikini picture of herself on Instagram and appears to have taken a dig at Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat's remark about ripped jeans. Ekta Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar lauded Tahira for her post; take a look!

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Tahira Kashyap Posts A Stunning ‘Bald, Badass And Bikini’ Picture; Takes A Jibe At Uttarakhand CM’s ‘Ripped Jeans’ Remark
Since the last few days, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat's remark on women wearing ripped jeans has been causing a stir on social media. Many people, as well as celebrities, objected to his remark, and #RippedJeans was trending on Twitter. Now, Tahira Kashyap, who is married to Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, has taken a dig at the ripped jeans controversy as she posted a stunning throwback picture of herself in a bikini, and Ekta Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar lauded Tahira for her post!

Tahira Kashyap took to her Instagram account and posted a throwback picture of herself from back when she was undergoing treatment for cancer. In the picture, Tahira can be seen sporting a bald head, and a leaf-print white and green colored bikini. Tahira donned black sunglasses as she posed confidently for the camera and she looks absolutely stunning in the snap! The text on her picture read, “Bald, badass, and bikini.” In her caption, she referenced the ripped jeans controversy and wrote, “At least not wearing ripped jeans.” She appears to have taken a dig at Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat's remark about ripped jeans.

Ekta Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar commented on her post, and lauded her by dropping clapping emojis. Check out Tahira’s post below:


Tahira Kashyap often shares the most inspiring posts. A few days ago, in her post, Tahira had shared a post about self-love, after Kendall Jenner’s lingerie pictures had gone viral. She shared an incident while revealing that she is grateful for her weight.  ALSO READ: After Navya Naveli Nanda, Gul Panag Sports Ripped Jeans Reacting To Uttarakhand CM's Comment Against Women Sporting The Garment


 
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