Art & Form

Those who cry during movies, shows, and performances are probably empaths

August 2, 2018

People that cry during movies typically get a lot of crap from their friends, particularly if they claim to never cry. In addition, those who cry during movies have the empathy that other people struggle to tap into. Those who cry during movies, shows, and performances are probably empaths. It actually takes a strong individual […]

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Lifetime Achievement Acceptance Speech by Anand Patwardhanat International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala

July 27, 2018

Thank you Kerala ! Not only for this award, but for being what you are. For being the last bastion of hope for this country where despite their best efforts the extreme right wing has never won a single seat in Parliament. Thank you for retaining a sense of community without letting it degrade into […]

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Martin Freeman not sure if ‘Black Panther’ will bring change in people’s mindset

May 13, 2018

Actor Martin Freeman believes that the expectations of social change after the success of “Black Panther”, which was the first superhero film to be primarily led by an all-black cast, are overblown. The actor, who played CIA agent Everett Ross in the Ryan Coogler-directed film, said when nothing changed in the United States of America, […]

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Google Doodle and Twitterati commemorates 148th birthday of Dadasaheb Phalke

April 30, 2018

Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (Dadasaheb Phalke) born on 30 April 1870. Phalke is considered as father of Indian cinema. He began his career as a small town photographer in Godhra. Phalke made his first film, Raja Harishchandra, in 1912. Google created a special Doodle to mark the 148th birth anniversary of father of Indian cinema – […]

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Tokri maker looking forward to bring craft in animation

April 17, 2018

Tokri: The basket wins the Indian national award 2018 for the best animation film. Eeksaurus’s 40 member creative team are constantly evolving their craft, exploring new ways to tell stories and create quirky and kitschy content that strikes a chord with the audience. Eeksaurus was established with a core objective of creating ads with high […]

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#NotComingSoon: A time capsule film for 2115

March 9, 2018

Yes, You heard it correct!  The popular and award winning American film director, Robert Anthony Rodríguez who is known for making Spy Kid and Sin City film series directed a film titled “100 Years” which is set to be release on November 18, 2115. Practically speaking no one who is reading this now will have […]

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Kishor extracts meaning in moving images of Tamil cinema

March 7, 2018

With more than 14000 subscribers and rich content in form of video essays, the YouTube channel Moving Images offers a lot of film lovers. The channel analyses and present video essays on various aspects of film. The YouTube channel is owned and operated by Chennai based bio-engineer Dr Kishor Lakshminarayanan who currently researching on human […]

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Amphibian Man of 1962 and The Shape of Water

March 6, 2018

The 1962 soviet film originally titled “Chelovek-amfibiya” (Amphibian Man) got media attention after the fame of four Academy winning “The Shape of Water” which shares similar lines of plot. The 1962 science romance was directed by Vladimir Chebotaryov and Gennadi Kazansky with strong cinematic and thematic influence of socialist realism. The film had strong critical […]

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