Oscars 2017 Nominees: The Complete List

ap-oscar-awards-statuette-jt-170123_31x13_1600The moment film buffs wait for every year is here. The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced today by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences  through a live stream. The announcements were made in the presence of Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs and members such as Demian Bichir, Emmanuel Lubezki, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe.Continue reading “Oscars 2017 Nominees: The Complete List”

JIO MAMI 2016 Diaries: Days 5 & 6

Continuing with our series on JIO MAMI 2016, here is an update of the films that the MAM team got to watch on days 5 & 6 of the festival.

To check out our updates for days 1 & 2 click here and for our updates on days 3 & 4 click here.


It’s a normal-length song with video about anti-black brutality, made extremely effectively.
Watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E432cI5V3c

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The Red Turtle to be screened at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star

Oscar-nominee and animator, Michaël Dudok de Wit, in his debut feature film ‘The Red Turtle’, brings a visual treat for film enthusiasts at Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The Red Turtle is a French-Belgian-Japanese animated film co-produced by Wild Bunch and Ghibli Studios. This movie will be screened at the festival this year, as part of the Rendezvous section which celebrates French cinema.Continue reading “The Red Turtle to be screened at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star”

The Red Turtle: Trailer

The Red Turtle PosterThe Red Turtle (French: La Tortue rouge) is a 2016 French-Belgian-Japanese animated film directed by Dutch-British animator Michaël Dudok de Wit in his feature film debut. The film is a co-production between Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, and tells the story of a man who tries to escape from a deserted island and battles a giant turtle. The film has no dialogue.It premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the special prize.Continue reading “The Red Turtle: Trailer”