FROM Ritesh Batra
The Lunchbox Filmmaker Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra talk with Kim Masters about the emergent indie film scene in Mumbai. His film, The Lunchbox , which has no songs or dance numbers -- hallmarks of traditional Bollywood movies -- represents just such an 'arthouse' genre. Batra also discusses the controversy that The Lunchbox was not chosen by India's film federation to be that country's Oscar entry.
Neutra landmark, Thom Mayne's home, I.M. Pei turns 100 Pioneering architect Richard Neutra's Silver Lake home has been added to the list of national historic landmarks, with an assist from Rep. Adam Schiff. Thom Mayne's new house in Cheviot Hills replaces the former home of writer Ray Bradbury, and the neighbors like it! Paul Revere Williams posthumously gets AIA's top prize, and I.M. Pei turns 100.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.