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Daily Archives: June 27, 2016

Coming of age is a necessary and fascinating part of life. It’s awkward, messy, and almost never goes the way we planned. First loves, new friends, and the kick start to life ambitions – this time in a person’s life often shapes what they like and who they’ll become. Lucky for us – cinema has been there to capture every… Read more »

27 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

If Hollywood loves anything more than money, it’s come back stories. Those last years, we experienced goosebumps when Mc Connaughey got a standing ovation at the Oscars, tears when Ben Affleck gave that impressive speech at the Oscars, we felt pretty impressed by RDJ box office numbers and we are still wondering: was that Mickey Rourke at 2008’s Oscars ?… Read more »

27 June 2016 | Features, People Lists

Before a shot of a film is seen, before a frame of it is shot, before a word of its script is read, people look to its title to gauge what kind of affair they’re in for; be it a tone setter, a plot starter, a character’s name, or a thematic set up, the name counts for a lot- not… Read more »

27 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

  Capture the wind It’s there as Monica Vitti opens a slighted window shutter on a dilapidated shack on the Aeolian Islands in L’Avventura, his 1960 showpiece. It’s there again for Vitti in 1961’s intellectually stultifying La Notte just as it’s there for David Hemmings’ morally misplaced fashion photographer in Blowup (1966). It’s a frequently made halcyon vestige of Michelangelo… Read more »

27 June 2016 | Features, Reviews