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Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

Every year, many cinephiles, as soon as they learn the Oscar nods of the year, start cheering for their personal favorites until Oscar night arrives. However, many, many times, the movie chosen by most of the critics or the audience’s favorite ends up not winning Best Picture. Remember when Orson Welles’s “Citizen Kane” lost the award to John Ford’s “How… Read more »

15 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

So often in cinema, great performances are taken for granted and quality acting is not recognised highly enough. A big-name star is expected to give a good performance, but often it is those supporting actors and new faces that go under the radar. This list will look at the performances of this year that have not gotten the credit they… Read more »

15 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Spanning fifty-five years and twenty-four films, six actors have portrayed 007, and each has brought with them a unique interpretation of the ‘stupid policeman’. Some of their performances have been excellent, joining with superb writing and filmmaking to conjure near-perfect action-espionage masterpieces. Others have been almost jovial- a result of the era and tone of the film in which they… Read more »

15 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

No matter how hard you try, it is virtually impossible to see everything that film industry and small workshops have to offer, whether you’re into mainstream, festival circuit or underground cinema. And if you are a very curious cinephile, then you probably often wish sleep weren’t a vital necessity. So, whatever your case may be, let this modest selection of… Read more »

15 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Trapped in a patriarchal society, the concept of female sexuality has suffered a lot and is still considered a big taboo. It is diminished and very easily misunderstood. In various countries women are still shamed for expressing their sexuality, even punished for it. In addition, women are continually being objectified and misrepresented by the media, which can be very dangerous… Read more »

15 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists