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Amul pays tribute to original James Bond actor Sean Connery with artwork
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Amul pays tribute to original James Bond actor Sean Connery with artwork

Sean Connery played James Bond in From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, Never Say Never Again, and Diamonds Are Forever.

The Lives of Others: Watching Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 murder mystery, in a post-COVID world
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The Lives of Others: Watching Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 murder mystery, in a post-COVID world

Many aspects of Rear Window (1954) ring even truer in an era in which rising authoritarianism and the ubiquity of social media, combined with pandemic-enforced isolation, is pushing us more and more into the once socially dubious roles of the lurker, the invisible spectator in the dark.

Olivia de Havilland, last surviving actor of Hollywood's Golden Age, passes away aged 104
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Olivia de Havilland, last surviving actor of Hollywood's Golden Age, passes away aged 104

Olivia de Havilland began her movie career after director Max Reinhardt saw her in a California production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and cast her in his 1935 film version of the play.

In these coronavirus times, understanding why the mind seeks lighter fare over heavy-duty, 'difficult' cinema
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In these coronavirus times, understanding why the mind seeks lighter fare over heavy-duty, 'difficult' cinema

The coronavirus outbreak has shaken the foundations of the Maslow's need-hierarchy pyramid: self-actualisation has been pushed to the back burner.

Revisiting Manderley on Rebecca's 80th anniversary: Shadows, suspense and subtext in Hitchcock's gothic thriller
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Revisiting Manderley on Rebecca's 80th anniversary: Shadows, suspense and subtext in Hitchcock's gothic thriller

It is Rebecca who gives the film its title, the aura which pervades the film's atmosphere; though she is dead, her presence is imposing and rich in ambivalence.

Berlinale 2020 to host conversations between filmmakers, including the wonderfully eccentric Swedish director Roy Andersson
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Berlinale 2020 to host conversations between filmmakers, including the wonderfully eccentric Swedish director Roy Andersson

Roy Andersson is genuinely hilarious and truly original as can be deduced from his Living trilogy, which excels in 'absurd' comedy.

Psycho movie review: Mysskin's ode to Alfred Hitchcock is a compelling thriller, despite its shortcomings
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Psycho movie review: Mysskin's ode to Alfred Hitchcock is a compelling thriller, despite its shortcomings

Psycho is a cat-and-mouse chase to find a serial killer who decapitates his victims and preserves their heads

On Carlos Reygadas’ Japón, and the concept of unilateral vs bilateral cinema
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On Carlos Reygadas’ Japón, and the concept of unilateral vs bilateral cinema

The goal of a mainstream filmmaker is to rivet you. Someone like Carlos Reygadas wants to free you.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rafale row, filmmakers' V-Day 'love letters' and Shannon Gabriel's sledging; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rafale row, filmmakers' V-Day 'love letters' and Shannon Gabriel's sledging; today's must-read stories

The CAG's report on Rafale confounds the already existing confusion about the real cost of the deal.

The world's first psychopath AI proves that an unbiased data set is critical for training AI algorithims
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The world's first psychopath AI proves that an unbiased data set is critical for training AI algorithims

Norman is an psychopath AI that is trained to perform image captioning; a popular deep learning method of generating a textual description of an image.

From Hitchcock to Michelangelo Antonioni to Asghar Farhadi, how similar plots work in different ways
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From Hitchcock to Michelangelo Antonioni to Asghar Farhadi, how similar plots work in different ways

What do Alfred Hitchcock, Asghar Farhadi and Michelangelo Antonioni have in common? All three filmmakers have made a movie around the concept of a missing woman — and yet there's so much different in each film.

Truffaut/Hitchcock and 50 years of The Bride Wore Black, aka the Kill Bill of its generation
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Truffaut/Hitchcock and 50 years of The Bride Wore Black, aka the Kill Bill of its generation

One of Truffaut's most Hitchock movies ever, The Bride Wore Black, boasts of an unknowability that Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill movies lack.

Inaam Dus Hazaar: Sanjay Dutt, Meenakshi Seshadri-starrer marked perfect marriage of Hitchcock, Bollywood
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Inaam Dus Hazaar: Sanjay Dutt, Meenakshi Seshadri-starrer marked perfect marriage of Hitchcock, Bollywood

Instead of the advertising executive played by Cary Grant in North By Northwest, Inaam Dus Hazaar has Sanjay Dutt playing a paltry salesman, who lives with his uncle and mother, and dreams bigger than his uncle would like him to

BBC to adapt Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic The Birds into TV series
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BBC to adapt Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic The Birds into TV series

Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 film The Birds will be adapted into a TV show by BBC.

Rihanna makes TV debut with Bates Motel; plays Marion Crane from Alfred Hitchcock classic
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Rihanna makes TV debut with Bates Motel; plays Marion Crane from Alfred Hitchcock classic

Rihanna has been cast to play the famous shower scene victim in the final season of Bates Motel.

From Anil Kumble to Alfred Hitchcock: Engineers who decided to follow their other dreams
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From Anil Kumble to Alfred Hitchcock: Engineers who decided to follow their other dreams

Fixation with an engineering degree is a worldwide trend. It does give an edge to your resume but there are many who, despite having a degree in engineering, went ahead, pursued their dream and became famous.

SRK-Pepsi, Katrina Kaif-Slice: Before Deepika Padukone, these celebs made their brands cool
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SRK-Pepsi, Katrina Kaif-Slice: Before Deepika Padukone, these celebs made their brands cool

Celebrity endorsements have been a big part of the movie business, just like Deepika Padukone's new Vistara ad.

Horror most profound: The many layers to Alfred Hitchcock's classic 'The Birds'
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Horror most profound: The many layers to Alfred Hitchcock's classic 'The Birds'

There is more to Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds than being a thriller where ordinary birds — and not birds of prey — inexplicably attack humans

At the United Nations, Russia vetoes 'House of Cards'
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At the United Nations, Russia vetoes 'House of Cards'

Russia has nixed a request by producers of the popular Netflix series "House of Cards" -- starring Kevin Spacey as Underwood, the ruthless US leader -- to film in the UN Security Council chamber, diplomats say.

Cannes: $53 million stolen in Europe's biggest jewelry heist
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Cannes: $53 million stolen in Europe's biggest jewelry heist

A staggering 40 million euro ($53 million) worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen on Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said.