A Hitchcock movie is such a treat, no matter how many times I am watching, I don’t bat an eyelid. Each time I discover something of a genius in his cinema.
The portrayal of artistry and talent of the children in the film, as reflected in their works of photography, critics have said, have not only served as examples of remarkable observation and talent; but have also reflected something much larger: the role of art in all humanity as an immensely liberating and empowering force.
Because Raja Ravi Varma oleographed his original paintings, he was able to reach millions of Indian households, especially as he was copied by the other printing presses and the advertising fraternity which were using the Indian Gods and Goddesses as the brand ambassadors for encouraging Indian consumerism, at least until the 1960s'/early 1970s'. The film stars only came into their own as brand ambassadors much later.
Silhouette magazine has survived the tides of time and is appreciated by a niche audience interested in serious discussions on cinema for well over a decade now. After the...
The best aspect of this genre is the faith the film-makers place on the audience's intelligence and wit. No unnecessary dumbing down, a complex story more on psychological aspects and a frustratingly convoluted script.
Author-poet Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury handpicks and analyzes 7 powerful female characters in film who left a lasting impact on her pysche.
Love is in the air! If you are celebraing Valentine's Day as a quiet, romantic evening at home with your partner, watch one of those immensely watchable romances that will make you smile and value your love even more. We pick for you the 15 all-time Hollywood romantic classics
"The greatest strength of the book is that the denouement goes beyond the pessimism, the grim reality and the sordid drama to offer more than a dash of hope."
I have always hated the word ‘sansar’, Did Apu smile at last?...
The best thing about the year 2013 is that almost every big star made gold at box-office.
Christmas eve means frantic last minute preparations and shopping sprees. And when your child wants a little something, you leave no stone unturned to make it happen.
The Lunchbox has garnered six nominations at the 56th Asia-Pacific Film Festival including the categories like Best Film and Best Director.
It is certainly debatable whether a great literary work, adapted to screen by a director, should be true to the writers' vision.
For the first time “Little Director” section will showcase films made by children from India and the world in 18th International Children's Film Festival
Samira Makhmalbaf, daughter of Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf not only made a stunning debut with her film “The Apple” but also established her own voice as a filmmaker at the age of 18.
It is true that making a film from a book is a tedious enterprise as it’s difficult to capture the essence of a novel in about two hours. But then it is not an impossible task as films like The Godfather and Pather Panchali have shown.
Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen ushered in a new age of star-power and charisma. The why’s and how’s of their togetherness mystified an entire generation.
After taking a close look at Citizen Kane's early scenes, a salient feature of the film's narrative strategy becomes evident: the permanent play with Hollywood conventions.