Category: On Cinema

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Dangal (2016) — A Wholesome Family Entertainer

Motivating feel good stories always have a universal appeal. They work with the audience is in the psychological level and its impact on them purely depends on the way in which the story is packaged...






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Every Kelly Reichardt’ Movies Ranked

My films are just glimpses of people passing through Kelly Reichardt (in her interview to ‘Guardian’)   The works of independent film-maker Kelly Reichardt doesn’t boast any overt political, social or gender commentary. Yet her...






Life, Animated [2016] – A Heartwarming & Empowering Documentary 0

Life, Animated [2016] – A Heartwarming & Empowering Documentary

Some of the adventure stories begin with a mysterious disappearance. In Roger Ross Williams’ uplifting documentary Life, Animated (2016), Ron Suskind – the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist – says, “It was like we were looking...






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The Clan [2015] – A Gritty True Crime Tale

There’s a sense of immediacy in Argentinian film-maker Pablo Trapero’s movies which puts us closer to the on-screen characters’ anxiety and suffering. He is best known for his long tracking shots, inviting us to be...






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Experiencing Cinema: My Journey

      Riccioto Canudo (1877-1923), an early Italian film theoretician, viewed cinema as a plastic art. Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Music, Literature and Dance are the six forms of art. He named Cinema as the...