Netflix to add classic titles of Francois Truffaut, Jacques Demy, Charlie Chaplin following library deal with MK2
Netflix has announced a new partnership with MK2 Films that will bring heavyweight auteurs such as Charlie Chaplin, François Truffaut, Jacques Demy to streaming platform
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.
Does it matter Oliver Laxe's Spanish film Fire Will Come gives us a mere hint of plot, whereas Konkani drama Kaajro (Bitter Tree) gives the entire plot away?
Bhuvan Shome: How Mrinal Sen's National Award-winning film ushered in a seismic shift in the Indian film industry
Bhuvan Shome gave rise to what we now popularly call the Parallel Cinema movement, a movement that would leave an indelible footprint onto the landscape of Indian cinema, thereby changing the latter forever.
Roma: Alfonso Cuarón has developed into an able craftsman but does not have anything of significance to say
What critics respond to most is the look of a film and it is only in its ‘look’ that Roma comes up trumps; still, the look of a film is not something it is long remembered by.
One of Truffaut's most Hitchock movies ever, The Bride Wore Black, boasts of an unknowability that Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill movies lack.
As we come to the end of Banned Books Week, it’s a fitting moment to remember that ideas can’t be banned. The only way to wipe out an idea is by exploring it, analysing it and dismantling it with an argument that is more persuasive.