World Cinema

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30 Best Films Of 2021

2021 has fared better off for cinema compared to the pandemic-hit 2020. Theatres are open…

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The 25 Most Influential Filmmakers Of All Time

A film owes its existence to a filmmaker. He is the creator and the visionary…

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25 Greatest Film Noirs, Ranked

The term ‘film noir’ was originally coined by the French film critic Nino Frank in…

Invisible City review
Invisible City (2007) Review: Don’t Forget To Remember

In a recent lunch conversation with a friend of mine, we chanced upon the topic…

Your Name Engraved Herein review
Your Name Engraved Herein (2020) Review: A Wistful Tale Of Queer Love

With a longstanding image of liberalism within the region, Taiwan became the first country in…

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15 Great Films About Loneliness And Depression

The beauty of great art in general, and cinema in particular is that it can…

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20 Greatest Actresses Of All Time

There is something wonderfully fascinating about inhabiting different roles believably, and creating a performance that…

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30 Best French Films Of All Time, Ranked

Right from the era of Lumiere brothers and Méliès’ cackling moon, the French film industry…

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30 Greatest Italian Films Of All Time

The Italian film industry got its start in the early 1910s. Major production companies cropped…

Happy Together review
Happy Together (1997) Review: Love, Loss And Longing

The following article contains heavy spoilers as it is not just a review, but a…

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30 Best Turkish Movies Of All Time, Ranked

Turkish cinema has a rich, storied history that is as diverse as the country itself.…

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10 Greatest Akira Kurosawa Films, Ranked

The history of cinema encompasses a rather huge chunk of world history. And within this…

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Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) Explained

Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) traverses several themes — humanity, selfhood, compassion and belonging. However, the…

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20 Greatest Brazilian Movies Of All Time, Ranked

Brazilian cinema has been beset with history and circumstances as fraught as that of Brazil…

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11 Must Watch Spanish Movies On Netflix

Streaming services, more than ever, have made it easier for cinephiles to acquaint themselves with…