Articles by Baradwaj Rangan
Feb 21, 2019
The Berlinale, and searching for love amongst the Golden Bear winners down the yearsThe big prize winners at film festivals like the Berlinale have a reputation for being grim and arty, and appealing more to the head than the heart.
Feb 14, 2019
On Valentine’s Day, filmmakers' 'love letters' to each other — from Wes Anderson on Ray to Del Toro on HitchcockThis Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate love differently.
Feb 07, 2019
Berlinale 2019: The important collaboration of Francois Ozon and Charlotte Rampling, recipient of Golden BearUnder the Sand will be screened in the Homage section at Berlinale 2019, along with another (and more popular) Ozon-Rampling collaboration, Swimming Pool.
Jan 31, 2019
Celebrating Berlinale Jury President Juliette Binoche and The Widow of Saint-Pierre, one of her more mainstream filmsAfter Cate Blanchett was named President of the Jury at Cannes last year, another acclaimed actress, Juliette Binoche, is the President of the Jury at this year’s Berlinale.
Jan 24, 2019
Berlinale 2019: The Classics section finds a place for James Cameron as well as Carl DreyerMany of us consider Terminator 2: Judgement Day a classic, but it’s heartening to know the Berlin Film Festival thinks so, too.
Jan 17, 2019
As Dogtooth turns ten, a look at the Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, an awards-season ‘Favourite’For a while now, I’ve been meaning to write about Yorgos Lanthimos — and the time is right now, what with Dogtooth turning ten and The Favourite becoming an awards-season favourite.
Jan 10, 2019
La Strada, Two English Girls, Three Colours: Red — Baradwaj Rangan's favourite foreign filmsHere's Baradwaj Rangan's list of his favourite foreign films.
Jan 04, 2019
This new year, make a resolution to watch more foreign cinema: Here are some hacksEvery day, we hear about some hot new Netflix show that we just cannot afford to miss, and it’s become harder to find the time to watch that Godard classic you’ve been meaning to catch up on.
Dec 27, 2018
On Gérard Depardieu’s birthday, a look at his work with director Maurice PialatGerard Depardieu has had other notable collaborations, with directors like Bertrand Blier, but Maurice Pialat is notable for his unique cinematic worldview.
Dec 20, 2018
Hu Bo’s An Elephant Sitting Still, Tarkovsky’s Stalker, The Godfather, and the concept of slow cinemaIn this week's World Cinema column, Baradwaj Rangan throws light on the art and motive of slow cinema.