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  • Shashi Kapoor

    Tributes — Shashi Kapoor

    Shashi Kapoor—the “Dashing hero”… “poster boy”…”warm, humble soul”… “picture of elegance”                                                         Obituary in The Guardian, The New York Times, Reuters, Hollywood Reporter, Variety,...
  • Film Bazaar at IFFI 2017 closes with a grand awards ceremony

    The fourth day of the Film Bazaar at the International Film Festival of (IFFI) 2017 which was held at the Marriott Goa from 20th to 24th November 2017 ended on a high note. The State Film Offices of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Lakshadweep, Telangana, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh collaborated with the Film...
  • MAMI

    Top Films of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2017 with Star

    Every film that has been selected in MAMI 2017 is possibly in a class of its own. “Undoubtedly the best film festival in India—227 films from 58 countries in 51 languages,” says Amit Khanna. However, since there is a limit to the number of films that one can view, here’s...
  • Iss. X

    Vol. II. Iss. X. Oct 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. VII. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. X. October 01—31, 2017     Table of Contents Film review. Hollywood film — The Tree of Life ……………………………………………………………………………… MK Raghavendra Academic paper. Photography. Rejecting Media Constructed Identities in Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Film Stills ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....
  • Films—Then & Now

    Films—Then & Now

    Films — Then & Now All things change with time, and with them, the subjects and styles of cinema. This central idea formed the topic of the Film Critics Circle of India (FCCI) panel discussion conducted in association with the Screen Writers Association at this year’s edition of Sophia College’s college cultural...
  • Iss. IX

    Vol. II. Iss. IX. Sep 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. VII. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. IX. September 01—30, 2017     Table of Contents Film review. Hollywood film — The Master ………………………………………………………………………….by MK Raghavendra Film review. Hollywood film — Cosmopolis …………………………………………………………………………by MK Raghavendra Interview. Franz Rodenkirchen …………………………………………………………………………………………………..by Bikas Mishra    ...
  • Iss. VII

    Vol. II. Iss. VII. Jul 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. VII. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. VII. July 01—31, 2017     Table of Contents Film review. Hollywood film — The Book of Eli ………………………………………………………………………………by Dalton L Book review. Ram Gopal Varma’s Guns & Thighs—the story of my life .…………………………………….by Utpal...
  • Vol. II. Iss. VI.

    Vol. II. Iss. VI. Jun 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. VI. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. VI. June 01—30, 2017     Table of Contents Film review. Assamese film — The Pangti Story ……………………………………………………………………by Utpal Datta Film review. Hollywood film — Captivity …………………………………………………………………………………..by Dalton L Interview. Close up: Homi Adajania……………………………………………………………………………………..by Tanul...
  • Iss. V

    Vol. II. Iss. V. May 2017

    Vol. II. Iss. V. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. II. Iss. V. May 01—31, 2017     Table of Contents Interview. Close up: Kamal Swaroop …………………………………………………………………………..by Tanul Thakur Film feature. Of Realism in the Malayalam Reel …………………………………………………………..…… by Dalton L Interview. Close up: Piyush Mishra...
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