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 Marlon Mirror” (or Creating your ideal self and responding to life as the ideal person in you would!)
In the world of acting, there's one actor who's stood the test of time like no other. And yupp. It's Marlon Brando indeed. Practice being your ideal self. In brief, he was known to give the audience what they wanted. He projected that very image that the audience wanted to see the character as.He almost... Continue Reading →
“Method-Acting” your way into “the person” you wannabe
All the world's a stage andif you've had a bad life up until this point, worry not. I've got you covered.If you've ever heard about "Mirror neurons" in your brain and about the concept of "Neuroplasticity", then you must be aware that the mind and its thoughts can be hacked completely, and redirected in any... Continue Reading →
James Dean – The life, philosophy and sheer will of the legendary actor and icon!
Very few young actors in Hollywood history have been able to reach the legendary status of James Dean. The rebellious actor only starred in three films during his short career, but the impression he made on brooding teenage audiences was unmatched. His sensitive bad boy image has captivated both men and women for decades. In... Continue Reading →
What for is life meant to be
"Jimmy Dean was a walking portrait. A piece of art in real life." Looking closely, one can observe how sculpted at his skill Jimmy was. I have never come across an actor as good as jimmy dean. From past hollywood stars to today's global actors, no one has ever had or has a presence as... Continue Reading →