Art

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... And Spring: Life just is, but what is it?

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... And Spring: Life just is, but what is it?

Anyone aware of Kim Ki-duk knows how obscure, metaphorical and mysterious his films are. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… And Spring is no different. If...

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The Red Turtle: Hey!

The Red Turtle: Hey!

A shipwrecked man finds himself deserted on a secluded island and struggles to save his life but his efforts are constantly made futile by...

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Pather Panchali: What is important?

Pather Panchali: What is important?

Pather Panchali is a film that every film lover thinks has contributed the most to the Indian cinema scene and I agree with most...

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Zorba the Greek: A celebration of life(?)

Zorba the Greek: A celebration of life(?)

A young, borderline austere Englishman visits a small village in Greece to claim his inheritance and finds a middle-aged man who helps him learn...

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Idlers of the fertile valley: Allegory for the present times?

Idlers of the fertile valley: Allegory for the present times?

Idlers of the fertile valley is a 1978 Greek drama film revolving around a father, his three sons and a maid who takes care...

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Harakiri: Your morals and ideals are all a facade

Harakiri: Your morals and ideals are all a facade

Harakiri the 1962 Japanese gem is much more than a simple story of a ronin (a Samurai who no longer serves a feudal lord)...

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Film Criticism, appreciation or overanalysis?

Film Criticism, appreciation or overanalysis?

Everybody visits IMDB to check the rating of any movie before tuning into it and the more enlightened ones check out Rotten Tomatoes to...

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The cultural impact of Films

The cultural impact of Films

The cultural impact of films in the modern era was impossible for the Lumiere Brothers to know when they invented their cinematograph projector. The...

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The subtle but obvious art of Sound Design

The subtle but obvious art of Sound Design

Aren’t we all amused when we watch a film on the big screen? The visuals put us in awe and elevate our senses to...

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Cinema, Cinematic, Instagram and YouTube

Cinema, Cinematic, Instagram and YouTube

Ohh it is 2020 and everybody is a traveller, movie buff, critique, teacher, philosopher, photographer and filmmaker. Isn’t it wonderful that we live in...

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