February2017

  • good drum recording

    Recording the Drums—part 3

    The Magix Buss—Part Three: What makes a good drum recording? For some time I borrowed a video camera off a chap I know and filmed myself playing drum solos in our (attached) barn. I was quite pleased with the results. Some time later another chap informed me that the sound...
  • Lion

    Lion

    Lion. True story of a village boy who sleeps off in a moving train, and wakes up to find himself in an ominous city. Starring:  SUNNY PAWAR, Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman Director: Garth Davis Language: Hindi /English 
Classification: U/A India release date: Feb 25, 2017 Genre: Drama Mins: 1 hour,...
  • Rangoon

    Rangoon

    Rangoon. Indians in World War II, and a love triangle. Starring:  Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Distributor: Viacom 18 Motion Pictures Language: Hindi Classification: U/A Release date: Feb 25, 2017 Genre: Action, drama, history Mins: 167 mins   “Vishal Bharadwaj is truly in a league of his...
  • Om Puri film screenings

    [entry free] Om Puri film screenings at British Council Library, Mumbai

    Om Puri film screenings   Event I: Film Screening: East is East Date:     Saturday, 25 February 2017 Time:     5:30 p.m. onwards In early 1970s England, a Pakistani father finds the authority he has previously maintained challenged by his increasingly Anglicized children. Director: Damien O’Donnell Writers: Ayub Khan-Din (play),...
  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures offers a glimpse of the black women at NASA who were responsible for putting the first Americans in space.   Starring:  Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe Director: Theodore Melfi Language: English India release date: Feb 17, 2017 Genre: Biography, drama, history Mins: 2 hours, 7 mins Award nominations:...
  • Silence

    Silence

    In ‘Silence’, a 17th century Portuguese Jesuit priest (Andrew Garfield) receives word that his mentor (Liam Neeson) has renounced his faith while on a mission in Japan. Concerned, he travels to the island nation with another clergyman (Adam Driver) to investigate, only to find that the country’s Christian population...
  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    Moonlight. Coming-of-age story of a bullied boy growing up in an atmosphere of drugs and stuff.   Starring:  Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson Director: Barry Jenkins Language: English Classification: India release date: Feb 17, 2017 Genre: coming-of-age, drama Mins: 1 hour, 51 mins Award nominations: 8 Oscar nominations: screenplay, direction, film,...
  • Iss. II.

    Recording the Drums—part 2

    The Magix Buss—Part Two   The next step in my home recording journey came with some Magix software (Samplitude)…Magix have grown over the years, back then their stuff was simpler and cheaper and I learnt how to engineer and produce from it. I thus decided to record my acoustic...
  • Iss. II.

    Vol. II. Iss. II. Feb 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. II. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. II. Feb 01—28, 2017     Table of Contents Music lessons. Recording the drums—part 1 ……………………………………………………………………………… by Tim Bragg Film review. Hungarian film—The Turin Horse …………………………………………………………………. by MK Raghavendra Film review. Malayalam...
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