April2018

  • Modern Times

    Modern Times

    A clock with the seconds-needle soundlessly completes a circle and a half around it, setting the opening tone for Chaplin’s satirical “story of industry, of individual enterprise – humanity crusading in the pursuit of happiness”: Modern Times, inhabited in the Depression years by the famished populace, jobless or underpaid...
  • Talk to Her

    Vol. III. Iss. IV. Apr 2018

    Vol. II. Iss. VII. Cinematic Illusions A Community Journal Of Artists, By Artists, For Artists Vol. III. Iss. IV. April 01—30, 2018     Table of Contents Cinema | Review. Pedro Almodovar’s Talk to Her ……………………………………………………………………………………. MK Raghavendra Cinema | Review. Hollywood film — Modern Times ……………………………………………………………………………………………… Dalton L Cinema | Review. Béla Tarr’s The...
  • Talk to Her

    Talk to Her

    The story of Talk to Her does not need retelling – especially since it has been so widely seen but it is divided into three major segments pertaining to the three key relationships in the narrative. The first segment pertains to the relationship between Benigno, a male hospital nurse...
  • Onaatah

    Onaatah — Aesthetics under Lucidity

    Onaatah review – translated from original Assamese by Gitali Saikia   A long shot, night in a town, a huge building of a school or a college or a hospital; shadow and light draws complex pictures, through which a young girl is coming; just a moment; a car passes by,...
  • The Turin Horse

    The Turin Horse

    The Turin Horse Among the various elements of camera style, the long uncut sequence has a way of getting attention for itself. Originally, the device was a constituent of mise en scène or the articulation of cinematic space (as opposed to montage, which is the articulation of time). Where...