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Articles by Amitava Nag
A portrait of Satyajit Ray by Rishiraj Sahoo | Source: Wikimedia commons
A day will come when the Ray references will be exhausted, and then there will be repetitive references till the audience gets tired of the ‘subtle’, ‘nuanced’, ...
Debutant filmmaker Soukarya Ghoshal’s Bengali film Pendulum- a tale of time, about time travel, released in theatres on March 7
Debutant filmmaker Soukarya Ghoshal’s Bengali film Pendulum- a tale of time, about time travel, released in theatres on March ...
Q can be credited to bring to the fore that realization again – to relook at the caged mundane existence and an inspired belief to break free. That is why we find him, ...
The book is strewn with numerous anecdotes, well researched and yet not veering on cheap sensationalism on two most distinguished and respected stars of Indian ...
Rituparno Ghosh-slider
Bengali cinema will remember Rituparno Ghosh for being a pioneer and a host of young directors need to attribute their courage to take up the camera to this diminutive, ...
Chitrangada
Rituparno Ghosh, tried to put up a slice of life topped with contradictions and anomalies – he succeeds fairly and Chitrangada will remain an important film in Indian ...
Soumitra Chatterjee
What sets Soumitra apart? On one side, he had been thriving and bursting with creative restlessness that makes him a more complete creative persona – he being a poet, ...
Rang Milanti -2011
Rang Milanti is a moderately enjoyable film. It could have been cut short quite a bit to bring in some speed to it. Considering Koushik’s previous, enigmatic Arekti ...
paoli dam in chatrak
French auteur Jean Luc Godard once quipped, "Cinema doesn't query the beauty of the woman, it only doubts her heart". Can we replace 'Cinema' with 'Society' here? ...
CHAPLIN
Charlie Chaplin’s most films promote the unvanquished – the triumph of will to overturn any trouble or hardship in life. It is irony, a film made on a character who ...
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