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Great Films

Great Films aren’t just good cinematic experience, it’s life wrapped in moving images making us change the way we look at something. If it’s not a life altering experience, it’s not a great film.

Huppert in The Piano Teacher

Michael Haneke – A God and A provocateur Michael Haneke is either a cynical God exposing our complicity to casual violence in films that we hardly acknowledge or a provocative & sadistic filmmaker …

The reaction after finishing Sorcerer usually ranges from astonishment at the technical expertise you see on the screen, complete and utter awe in looking at an adventure movie, and then exasperation in realizing …
In The Mood For Love

Set in the conservative 1960s Hong Kong, In the Mood for Love (2000) revolves around a certain Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow, who find out about their respective spouses’ affair, while being haplessly …
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) - highonfilms (2)

There are some partnerships that just works – an adaptation merging perfectly well with a studio known for creating movies in a specific genre during the 50s. The adaptation in question – Arthur …

It’s unfortunate that forty years on, Akaler Sandhane is as relevant and timely as it was, back when it released. The villagers have wider access to transportation, food and mobile phones. But the lack of awareness, cultural understanding and opportunities remains consistent. Films like these must get made today. We need more honest filmmakers like Mrinal Sen in these times to reveal our truth. Because if art doesn’t, no one will. 
The Shining

It’s no secret that the great Stephen King preferred to stay away from the film adaptation of his best-seller “The Shining”. Directed by the epochal Stanley Kubrick (having seen in the acclaimed “2001 …