Posts In Category

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.

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 …
Le Samourai

In Jean Pierre Melville’s carefully constructed neo-noir world of “Le Samourai“, every male character wears a raincoat covering their entire two-piece vest and irrespective of the weather – a grey hat. They prefer …
Sunset Boulevard

Exercising the noir genre to build an interesting reflection supported by the differences between silent and sound cinema, the film Sunset Boulevard (1950) is a charming declaration of love for the true meaning …