The new Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens has released their official trailer on October 19. Honestly, the first teaser of Star Wars Ep. VII was way less revealing ( I know, I know… it’s a ‘teaser’! But still! ) and as a hardcore fan, I felt that the initial monolog about the Force was not … More From a Fan’s Diary: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teasers and the Trailer
I’ve realized that in India it does not matter in which language is the movie; English or any other regional one. It doesn’t matter what’s the location; Kolkata – Delhi – Bhubaneswar – Pune – Hyderabad or anywhere. It doesn’t matter if it’s a single cinema hall or a multiplex-screen with a pair of 3D … More THAT Jingle.
The Heritage: Then I recently got the opportunity to be introduced to the relatively unexplored world of Scandinavian Television and that left me pleasantly surprised. The Nordic TV culture originally started with various educational programs (favoured by the public service channels) and then live television dramas (in Denmark supervised by “television theatre” department of Danish broadcasting corporation) in … More The Cultural Heritage of Scandinavian TV and “Dogma” as the secret recipe: Popularity of The Killing and Borgen
With his new film The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino invites his audience to have a look at the satirical but classy reflection of the flamboyant lifestyle of the Richie Riches of Rome. As the famous socialite Jep Gambardella contemplates upon last 40 years of his carnival-like life, the various aspects of the human nature and … More Trying to write promotional Blurb! The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza, 2013)
It’s midnight. I am in my room; staring at the computer screen and browsing random stuffs in the net. But I know I am not really seeing the web pages. The show ended at 5-25 in the afternoon. But I can still see the black and white playful shades. The darkness and the light. I … More The Cloud-veiled Star — A review of Meghe Dhaka Tara 2013 while still under the trance of its shine
Ask any Indian about their favorite pass-time, and most of the time you’ll get an answer as watching a movie on their TV set, or catching up a show of a flick in the local cinema-hall. From the famous scenes of the movie ‘Sholay’, to the dialogues of Deewar “mere pass Ma hai”(I have my … More Women’s portrayal in Commercial Indian Cinema: a mirror image of Society