Category: World Cinema

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“Kitchen Stories” – A Deadpan Social Comedy

Tales of friendship set in rural small-towns are always a delight to watch. The odd dynamics and fascination that shapes male friendship are often conveyed through a sweet-natured humor. Norwegian humanist comedy “Kitchen Stories” (2004)...






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12 Angry Men (1957)

        Give the viewer the least expected surprises in the most unexpected ways. This is an unwritten rule that aptly complies with writing fictions and screenplays for cinema alike. It’s hardly imaginable...






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The Hunt (Danish, 2012)

    A lie reiterated turns a truth. Children, across every culture, are considered and believed to be divine. Children never lie, owing to their innocence. Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Jagten’ aka ‘The Hunt’ dares to look...






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Akira (Japanese, 1988)

  The artistic richness of the Japanese animation and the imaginative power of it has got mixed up in the dose in Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 cyberpunk animation flick Akira. Akira is a quintessential example of...






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Nymphomaniac (2014)

Von Trier’s examination on the darker side of human sexuality in ‘Antichrist’ shocked the audience. That marked the first installment of his ‘Depression’ Trilogy. With “Nymphomaniac” (2014) he delves still deeper in his exploration. Perception...