Category: On Cinema

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Volver [2006] – A Charming Tale of Resilient Women

Arson, incest, adultery and murder happen or committed by the characters within the narrative flow of Pedro Almodovar’s “Volver” (2006). There’s a slight thriller/suspense element, melodramatic notes, few farcical manuevers and few campy twists. But,...






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Gracious Moments of the Starry Night!

Ask any casual movie-goer or cinephile or aspiring film-maker around the globe- ‘are they familiar with Oscars?’ The answer will always be in the affirmative. Oscars aka The Academy Awards are the most prestigious awards...






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Talvar (Hindi, 2015)

  Murder cases that attract national attention and intense media coverage is rare. Fewer cases linger with us for years. The Noida teen Aarushi- Hemraj double murder case is not that easy to forget. Written...






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The Disaster Films Recipe – II

  Before the second act or soon after its commencement separate every member of the family and alienate from one another. It is not a bad idea to let death almost grabs one or two...