January2017

  • Kaabil

    Kaabil

    Kaabil. A blind couple. Instant Romance. Revenge. Hrithik Roshan   Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy Director: Sanjay Gupta Language: Hindi Classification: UA Release date: Jan 25 Genre:  Action – drama – romance – thriller Mins:  2 hours 19 mins           IMDB link of Kaabil  ...
  • Raess

    Raess

    Raess (Wealthy) is reportedly the biopic of an underworld don. Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sunny Leone Director: Rahul Dholakia Language: Hindi Classification: UA Release date: Jan 25 Genre:  Action – crime – thriller Mins:  2 hrs, 35 mins   ‪”It’s the percipient charisma of SRK on whose confident shoulders...
  • Om Dar B Dar

    Om Dar B Dar

    Kamal Swaroop’s Om Dar B Dar is a film that marks the end of the Indian New Wave in 1988. Although its prominent directors would continue making films through the ‘90s, there approach would change considerably. Both the veterans of the new wave would only make two more state...
  • January

    Stars of January

    January Welcome to the CINEMATIC ILLUSIONS community: A space for you to easily network with the film fraternity. To wish a member a very happy birthday, simply follow the respective golden link. Remember people, and they’ll remember you. Jan 31    Amy Jackson | Actress    Justin Timberlake |...
  • Chattrabhang

    Chattrabhang: 0 Intensity Cinema

    Narrative cinema, in its most austere form, comprises of images and sounds moulded by the director to satisfy a figurative representation. The director envisions and executes a form through his intention that translates a loose narrative into sensorial images and sounds. In the following paper I will be exploring...
  • Vol. II. Iss. I.

    Vol. II. Iss. I. Jan 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. I. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. I. Jan 01—31, 2017     Table of Contents Film essay. Political Transformation and the Constructed ‘Real’ …..……………… by Devdutt Trivedi Film review. Hollywood film — Allied ………………………………………………………..…… by Anirban Lahiri Film essay....
  • Haraamkhor

    Haraamkhor

    In Haraamkhor, a school teacher seduces one of his minor female students.   Awards: Grand Jury Prize for Best Actress (Shweta Tripathi) at the Los Angeles Indian Film Festival (2015) Silver Gateway of India at the Mumbai Film Festival (2015) Best Actor award for Nawazuddin Siddiqui at the New York...
  • Upcoming screenplay competitions

    Festival Circuit. Call for Entries — Screenplay Competitions Outfest Screenwriting Lab Festival dates: Jun 05–07 | Venue: LA, USA Deadline: Feb 06 | Submission fee: 50 USD Page International Screenwriting Awards Accepted: Regular deadline: Feb 17 | Submissin fee: 49 USD New Hope Film Festival – Script Competition Accepted: Teleplay, feature-length...
  • Last year at Marienbad

    ‘Last Year at Marienbad’ as mystical film practice

    ‘Last Year at Marienbad’ has acquired the reputation of being the quintessential cerebral Art House film that is a far more somber version of the experimentation generally termed the Nouvelle Vague represented by the fragmented Balzacian narrative as represented in the films of Francois Truffaut or the playful genre...
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