Good movies, like books and art, can expand our conscience and make us limitless

Movies have been a great part of our lives ever since they took over the world and now they've influenced us to an extent that we barely not live or want to live in some illusionary movie like tale that our own life might be unfolding! Well, there's nothing bad in that. Indeed, it's much... Continue Reading →

Enlightenment and Ingmar Bergman

Bergman sitting with Death Acclaimed Swedish movie director Ingmar Bergman died more than 11 years ago, but the legacy of his genius carries on in new generations of filmmakers.He directed 60 film and documentaries. Among the standouts were “The Seventh Seal,” “Wild Strawberries,” “Cries and Whispers” and “Through a Glass Darkly.” He also worked in... Continue Reading →

How the father of poetic cinema “Andrei Tarkovsky” turned movie-making into a ‘transcendental art’!

Tarkovsky’s work reflects a deep preoccupation with the metaphysical and the spiritual realms, as well as unconventional dramatic structure and a distinctively unique use of the cinematic lens. Indeed, Ingmar Bergman, the Swedish filmmaker, said of him:"Tarkovsky for me is the greatest [director], the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it... Continue Reading →

The Art and Soul!

Realizations elevate the being. Art is the innocence in a child's giggling faceand the wisdom in the freckles of a granny in old-age.Art is love in its most innocent form.Art is the painting of a girl doing ballet with ecstatic forms.Art is in the heart and the eyes of the beholder.It isn't merely a masterpiece... Continue Reading →

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