He said that, being a BBS journalist, she is using her influential position to make people turn away from his film. I am the fan of Phurba thinley, chencho, tshering phuntsho,thokye tshomo…. Enter your email address Is the Bhutanese audience so banal in its tastes that subtlety is totally misunderstood, and even missed? In her word compliant letter, Namgay Zam wrote that Wangchuk Talop telephoned her on October 3 and threatened her. My dear Zadhu, I did not put a gun to your head and drag you to the theatre; you cannot call my personal post an imposition on anyone la.
Even more depressing was the fact that they love the sub-standard films that appeal only because of their song and dance sequences, and a pretty face. Before I took up myself into film making, I too felt the same. And talop makes good entertaining films and what low cud he have gotten into If he had just accepted the few flaws of his mermaid ….. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The point is, you and I have differing views and I respect your view just as much as I believe in my own. Now I am already worried with the kind of movies our industry will be producing even if it flourishes?
Now let me tell you that I personally feel you as a reporter and a news reader is not making justification towards it. Many honest film critics of her type shud be encouraged. This is really an unfortunate situation when the masses want films that have been made in less than a month, films that are edited only to fit the script with no thought given to technical bits like continuity and sequencing, and films that ape the Indian film industry to a T.
Best of luck, my friend. Professional life and personal life should be never mixed.
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You must be a fan of all the other crap story, meaningless, dry hte movies directors. Frankly speaking I am not paid every end of the month like you people. When I say this, you might be wondering why I am saying this. A filmmaker, Chencho Dorji, said such comments and posts will discourage filmmakers.
The very fact that people go on the defensive when their dramas films are talked about show mermzid sense of insecurity and how fragile their works are. And talop makes good entertaining films and what low cud he have gotten into If he had just accepted the few flaws of his mermaid …. After she received the call from Wangchuk Talop, Namgay Zam deleted this paragraph from her blog post: MediaSociety October 8, 5 Comments.
It is a comment on how accepting the Bhutanese audience is. This argument is not about what should be popular.
In her complaint letter, Namgay Zam accused Wangchuk Talop of intimidating her. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Movje your meermaid here You can actually tell if a movie was that bad by the number of seats filled or the bookings for the next day!. Should I now be angry with her for having done that, especially, since I enjoyed it? He said that, being a BBS journalist, she is using her influential position to make people turn away from his film.
We may sometime find ourselves confused because two films from a same film maker varies alot and does completely different work in the box office. But we are bhtanese how helpless just because majority of our audiances are not yet ready for the movies like gyalsey. Shall we assume she knew she had cancer when he walks from Library to Park?
Tshering Nidup, and kelzang, The very fact that people go on nermaid defensive when their dramas films are talked about show their sense of insecurity and how fragile their works are. She mentioned your film just like a passing shower.
The audience in the balcony applaused because of the fact that they are all literate people and understood the movie. So if you look at the situation this way, there really is not much our filmmakers can do, especially those who jump into it to maker the bucks and not necessarily present an art form, they want to cater to bhhtanese needs entertainment of the audience.
But I do know where I come from: I am sure you can do it better if you give more time and effort to it than in other unnecessary activities. Namgay Zam’s controversial movie review. I was very pleasantly surprised by Gyalsey, and felt so much joy that Bhutanese are capable of producing quality films.
This is the first bhutanese production that provide a quality film. If you have trouble understanding her accent, I think you should take a few basic english language classes. Email required Address never made public. Why is she a mermaid in some scenes and a coiled naga in others?
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At the moment, we seem to enjoy imported stale bread more than our own ema datshi. So are you meermaid sure of what you are doing. He said filmmakers should take criticisms constructively and positively, after all they are paying to watch the films.
Get your perception of reality first. We are more prone to watching with fantacies and glamours added with bunch of byutanese jokes. Why does she want love? And one thing, guide our youth towards modernization, not westernization…. Deserves to be heard?
But I was so angry by the end of the film. Talent that will receive international appreciation is not appreciated at home. How do you even start to talk about the great art of filmmaking that has given the world the great artists like Tarkovsky, Satyajit Ray and Kurosawa?
Hollywood is hollywood…they have their own style…. I would be furious if someone takes away my precious two hours for nothing. You are commenting using your WordPress. Skip to content Advertisements. Meanwhile, a member of public, who followed the controversy, said the producer should not take the post seriously.
Dear Namgay, I am very proud of you, my friend. So long as the elitist Bhutanese apathy remains, such movies would meet the same fate of Gyalsey. Favourites How Big is Tashi Group? Harmony seeps in when you let the others be and it stands true in social capital. It is my personal space, and he totally misunderstood that.