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Manjhi – The Mountain Man

Direction: Ketna Mehta

Actors: Nawazuddin Siddique, Radhika Apte, Gaurav Dwivedi

Run time: 2hours

Rating: 3.5/5

The legend of Dashrath Manjhi, a determined common man from Gehlaur village in Bihar’s Gaya district could not possibly have been told in a better way. 476 more words

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) is a classic science fiction film directed by Don Siegel, based on a three-part serial written by Jack Finney for Colliers Magazine (AMC, n.d.). 990 more words

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Concepts behind the artistry of Ozu’s Tokyo Story (1953).

Tokyo Story (1953) is a critically acclaimed film by the Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu. It is a film about the relationship of parents with their adult children and how this changes through the passage of time and circumstances. 977 more words

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Antonio Ricci as a Portrait of the Post-war Italian Worker  

The neorealism film movement came about around 1945 as a response of the newly schooled Italian directors against the artificiality. Real locations, non-actors, and a documentary-like mise-en-scene dominate neorealism, in contrast the opera-like melodrama and idealized heroines with box-office appeal found in “white telephone” films before it (Wexman, 2010). 1,036 more words

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Raymond and Samantha

“Well if you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the wrong place”, says a teenage boy without looking up to the person he was speaking to while he obsessively plays Candy Crush on his iPhone 6 with a hot pink OtterBox. 1,030 more words

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L'Atalante (1934)

Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante (1934) is a beloved classic that shreds light to early marital relationships shown through the lens of poetic realism.  It is the modern-day fairytale of its time, a story of finding love, losing it, and finding it again. 863 more words

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920).                

Known in film history as the best example of German Expressionist movement, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari utilized mise en scene to create a visual representation of the psychological themes in the film, thus highlighting the power of the visual form to relay content.  632 more words

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