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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.

Have we ever solved the puzzle of memory and time? How can a film approach them? Not by providing a solution for sure, but by creating an intricate puzzle of its own. La Jetée, a short film made in 1962, is remarkable for being made completely out of still images. In the words of filmmaker Chris Marker it is a photo-roman (a photographic novel). It tells the story of a man “haunted by an image of his childhood”. As a kid, the protagonist had seen a woman
The Big Lebowski netflix

If Dudeism was a religion, Lebowski would be the GOD dictating rules to the disciples. The term “Dude” has gained such a cult status that Twitterati mourned the fact that Jeff Bridges didn’t start his 2010 Best Actor Oscar acceptance speech with, “The Dude Abides.” The gravity of the emblematic ‘Dudeism’ can only be further testified by the fact that it inspired a novel, The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers, by Cathleen Falsani.

Spectacular, breathtaking, Birdman is an exhibition of magic realism. Michael Keaton stars as an ageing Riggan Thomson, once popular for playing a superhero called Birdman, a superhero franchise which had its last film …
In the mood for love

“Sex never occurs during In the Mood for Love but I’ll be damned if this isn’t one of the sexiest films I have ever seen.” Wong Kar-Wai’s ‘In the Mood for Love’ is often cited as one of the …