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Ulmer and Detour

Today, Sharad Raj remembers Edgar G. Ulmer as one of the Hollywood masters who had been cruelly neglected by one and all.

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From King Lear to The Image Book: Jean-Luc Godard

The year was 1989, a print of Jean-Luc Godard's latest film, King Lear, an adaptation of William Shakespear's well known play was received by t...

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The Comic World Of Pierre Étaix

Vandana Kumar writes: ‘Le Grand Amour’ (The Great Love) 1969 is a French comedy that introduced me to its director...

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Pubali Chaudhuri: Mystery of the blank page!

Aparajita Krishna tells the Genie to grant writer Pubali Chaudhuri her personal wish; also the wish that she ‘conti...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

In Agnès Varda’s 1962 film Cléo from 5 to 7 (French title Cléo de 5 à 7)...

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CLASSIC HEIST: Six Films That Define the Genre

For a generation weaned on the high-tech-and-gizmo-aided heist of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean Eleven or Dom Cobb’s equally SFX-aided ...

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Mise en scene: a metaphysical expression

Sharad Raj writes that to arrive at one’s mise en scene is to liberate oneself from dogmas that are both personal and in...

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Exploring the Darker Side

After watching a couple of her films, Vandana Kumar believes, that it couldn’t be merely a coincidence that Isabelle Hup...

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The outlier of French new wave: Claude Chabrol

In a career that spanned over five decades, Claude Chabrol (24 June 1930 - 12 Sep 2010) was one of the most prolific and widely respected of Fr...

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20 Must Watch Films At Jagran Film Festival

Beginning with ‘Standing Tall’ directed by Emanuelle Bercot which opened the Cannes Film Festival this year, the 6th edition of Jagran Film Festival presents an...

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