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Kim Ki-duk: The vision of the late South Korean director

When Kim Ki-duk made his films, he envisioned life in its most abrasive sensations, humans at their most vulnerable- a world weighed down by inexplicable complexities and an explicable isolation, the profundity of which, though colossally dramatic, is never exaggerated.… Continue Reading

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Looking Back ‘The Platform’ Amid Covid Crisis

Directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, the Spanish horror, ‘The Platform‘ (2019), serves as an act of symbolism, foregrounding the unjust class system through an extended metaphor which I personally think is presented throughout the film. From the outset, Goreng, played by… Continue Reading

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Asur – Dance of the Devil

Mythology has always been sacred but mysterious. Our spiritual writings have a sea of knowledge and there is so much to learn about. Voot’s new web series Asur (2020) gives us a mystical taste of Indian Mythology. Honestly, this is… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Elippathayam

Considered to be the greatest living filmmaker in India, Adoor Gopalakrishnan entered into his 80th year of filmmaking, on July 3rd this year. With an oeuvre that consists of Swayamvaram, Elippathayam, Mathilukal and Vidheyan, what has set him apart as… Continue Reading

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Breaking Down Tarantino’s Violence in Image and Music

Movie directors tend to create their realm with definitive features through which the audience will experience their worlds. All the creative directors have managed to distinguish their movies with a blend of techniques that would make the audience recognizes their… Continue Reading

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Before Sunrise – Transient of love

Love is, as we know, a mystifying and controlling potency. Love is something that strikes you like brain waves. It enchants you, demand you, shapes you into something different and, fabricates outright prodigious, though it’s virtually unanticipated. Love is a… Continue Reading

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Da 5 Bloods – Dirt and Gold

Da 5 Bloods (2020) is Spike Lee’s new Netflix produced film covering the return of four African-American soldiers to the body of their squad leader and a deposit of gold they had buried in the Vietnam War. It was released… Continue Reading

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