In this series, Team FC scours the best of the internet every week to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
“Two Dosas”, a British Short Film about Dosas and Indian Culture
Himesh Patel (from Danny Boyle’s Yesterday) stars in this short film about an Indian-origin man who takes his white date to an Indian restaurant, only to find that she is more Indian than him and he, more white than her.
A Twitter Thread Identifying Classical Music in Cartoons
Cartoonist and animator Vincent Alexander created a Twitter thread with clips from well-known cartoons that featured pieces of classical music, including Bugs Bunny, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry and so on. You can see it here.
A Make-up Tutorial for Carey Mulligan’s Look in Promising Young Woman
In this tutorial, make-up artist Angie Wells, who did the make-up for Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman, discusses what went into creating all of Carey Mulligan’s looks in the film, including one that was inspired by a doll!
This Devoted Fan Collected Letters From Famous Film Stars
Journalist Sam Jawed made a Twitter thread when she stumbled on her aunt’s collection of replies to fan mail from stars like Shammi Kapoor, Kamini Kaushal, Dharmendra, Sunil Dutt (who wrote in Urdu), Biswajit, Asha Parekh and others. Sadhana even sent a list of all her forthcoming films! You can read it here.
Behind the Scenes of David Fincher’s Mank
In this video produced by Netflix, David Fincher, Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried, along with others from the cast and crew of Mank, discuss what went into making the film, which tells the story of Herman J Mankiewicz, remembered today as the screenwriter of Citizen Kane.