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A still from The Crow's Egg
The film has beautifully portrayed the innocence, simplicity and ambition of children oblivious to harsh realities like class divide, elitism and ...
Chotoder Chobi by Kaushik Ganguli
“I am not handicapped,” says Khoka, the protagonist of Kaushik Ganguly’s Chotoder Chobi, when he is offered a seat reserved for the physically challenged on ...
Amit V Masurkar, writer-director, Sulemani Keeda
In Bollywood screenplays are narrated, not read and I was in one such story pitching session at a studio when I spied on a list of names on the white board. The names ...
Deborah Benattar
Remake rights instead of original scripts are in high demand in the Hindi film industry and the trend is only going to go up with time. But can an industry depend ...
Intersteller
If technology has had one effect on cinema it is to make the logic of technological fiction completely inaccessible to the spectator. This is not confined to the Si-Fi ...
Screenplays are online now
The awards season has begun in Hollywood and one of the best things it has to offer to filmmakers is that studios put up screenplays online. We have compiled a list of ...
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Gone are the days when writers had to knock at producers’ and directors’ doors to ask if they are looking for scripts. Now producers and directors are turning to ...
In the house
François Ozon seems to be fascinated by what makes writers tick. And he loves to prod the viewer to reconsider his/her mental evaluation of fiction and reality as they ...
A still from Rati Chakravyuh
Ashish Avikunthak’s Rati Chakravyuh (2013) will have its international premiere at Aicon Gallery, New York, on October 22. If you are unfamiliar with Avikunthak’s ...
Shahid Kapoor in haider
Apart from the issues about the veracity of representation of the Kashmir politics in question, Haider remains a major film in the Indian context for being cinematically ...