In the Fade: Trailer

In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) is a 2017 German drama film directed by Fatih Akin. It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or in the main competition section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.At Cannes, Diane Kruger won the Best Actress award.Continue reading “In the Fade: Trailer”

I&B Ministry Meets Global Bigwigs At Cannes To Boost Indian Cinema’s International Presence

 Given the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s (I&B) crucial and effective role in the development of the film sector in India, especially the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the Film in India initiative of the Film facilitation Office (FFO), the National Film Development Corporation’s (NFDC) Film Bazaar, the NFDC tied up with Marco Muller – Artistic Director,  Pingyao International Film Festival, to introduce these initiatives to acclaimed international filmmakers and representatives of various National Bodies from Countries that have an international co-production with India.Continue reading “I&B Ministry Meets Global Bigwigs At Cannes To Boost Indian Cinema’s International Presence”

The Cut: Official Trailer

downloadAcclaimed director Fatih Akin is back with his new film ‘The Cut’ .The film tells the story of Nazareth Manoogian  an Armenian resident who after surviving the Armenian genocide sets out to find his daughters.Continue reading “The Cut: Official Trailer”

Sex and Head On

Recently, while I was reading through one of my college textbooks I was quite surprised that a sub-topic actually discussed sex. A wandering mind that mine is, it promptly went on a retrospective journey. Finally at the end of the long journey it was clear that in the last decade(i.e. my teenage years), apart from cinema and cricket, sex(most naturally) is a subject that has intrigued me the most. I remember my early teenage years when we used to blush and feel shy even on the mention of the word. But fortunately my school conducted a “Sexuality” education program which cleared most of our doubts about the topic and also kind of protected us from being taught wrong things.Continue reading “Sex and Head On”

Movies that were literally ‘mind-blowing’

Certain films just leave you dumbfounded. You are left feeling numb. These are films which never lose their charm. No matter how many times you watch them they completely zap you on every count. They reassure or rather increase your love for the movies.  The films discussed below did exactly this to me:

Anurag Kashyap

Black Friday– My love for cinema took root primarily after watching this film. Based on the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai in 1993, Black Friday tries to convey how irrational the ‘rationale’ behind the barbaric act was. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the film can be called a docu-drama and a top class one at that. Continue reading “Movies that were literally ‘mind-blowing’”