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  • Les Enfants du Paradis

    Les Enfants Du Paradis

    Les Enfants Du Paradis Director: Marcel Carné Writer: Jacques Prévert Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur Awards: Nominated for Oscar for Best Original Screenplay Widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, Marcel Carne’s Les Enfants Du Paradis (1945) is not as well known in India where that other contender for...
  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

    Prometheus Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O’Bannon Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron Awards: Nominated for Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects. A ‘prequel’ to a film classic is sometimes a much better marketing ploy than a sequel – especially when the first film...
  • Village Rockstars

    Village Rockstars

    Reviews of Rima Das’ Village Rockstars in Variety and Hollywood Reporter. Starring:  Bhanita Das, Basanti Das Director: Rima Das India theatrical release date: Sep 28, 2018 Genre: Coming of age Language: Assamese Duration: 87 mins AWARDS National Film Awards Best Film Best Child Artist Best Editing Best Audiography (Location...
  • Lincoln

    Lincoln

    Lincoln Director:Steven Spielberg Writers: Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin Stars:Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn Awards: Oscar for Best Actor and for Production Design.   There are numerous ways in which a biopic of a statesman or a politician can be put together in cinema and the chosen approach...
  • The Master

    The Master

    The Master Writer-director: Paul Thomas Anderson Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Paul Thomas Anderson is not an easy American filmmaker to characterize but his work is perhaps best understood as an American response to European art cinema of the post-war years. Classical...
  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life Writer-Director: Terrence Malick Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Terrence Malick, one of America’s most respected filmmakers, first attracted attention through Badlands (1973) a film very much in the same mold as Arthur Penn’s Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Robert Altman’s Thieves like Us (1974)...
  • Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water is the story of loneliness; of the beauty of a captured merman & of oddball romance; of the ugliness of racism & supremism; & of the stupidities of cold-war-era politics.   Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon Director: Guillermo del Toro India release date: Feb 16 Genre:...
  • Newton

    Newton

    Newton—a satire on the dance of democracy.   Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil Director: Amit Masurkar India release date: Sep 22, 2017 Genre: Comedy, drama Language: Hindi Duration: 1 hour, 46 mins                   Newton on IMDB  ...
  • 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,...