The Major Oscar Hopefuls- 2014
Bioscope

The Major Oscar Hopefuls- 2014

The time has come again when the much- awaited award ceremony of the year will unfold itself. The 86th Academy Awards. Oscars. Say it out loud. Oscars. Funny enough, I had this image of a man in black suit and tie, mike in hand, waiting to begin the ceremony, and …

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Bioscope

Film Noir

The 1940s saw the evolution of a new genre and style of movie making. It was generally characterized by the gloomy greys, black and white. They were set in murky, dimly lit streets and indoors with a seemingly single source of light. The editing was not very crisp and the …

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Space: The Final Frontier
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Space: The Final Frontier

“I have been, and always shall be, your friend.”   In May last year, J.J. Abrams unveiled the second movie in his reboot of the Star Trek franchise. Coming four years after the first, Star Trek Into Darkness earned itself an 87% at Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.9 of 10 …

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Bioscope

Is Bollywood Romance Coming Of Age?

So you’re set for a date tonight? Great! How are you going to woo her? “Jab bhi koi ladki dekhun, mera dil deewana bole, ole, ole..” Eh.. “Tu cheez badi hai mast mast..” This is really wei.. “Chumma chumma de de..” *Slams door* If your idea of romance comes from …

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Bioscope

The Magician of Celluloid.

Bioscope was the name given to an early form of projector used in the 1930s. This section will be a tribute to those days and a journey into the mysterious journey of film industry back in those days. Steven Spielberg once remarked, “Whatever can be written in books or seen …

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To Sir, With Love
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To Sir, With Love

The time has come, For closing books and long last looks must end, And as I leave, I know that I am leaving my best friend, A friend who taught me right from wrong, And weak from strong, That’s a lot to learn, What, what can I give you in …

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One flew over the cuckoo's nest
Bioscope

One flew over the cuckoo’s nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a 1975 American film directed by Miloš Forman, based on the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.  Starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will Sampson, this film won all five major Academy Awards. The movie focuses on the …

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Manush Putul
Bioscope

Manush Putul

Directed By– Tathagata Ghosh Produced By- T-square Productions, Caspian Pictures, RGB Studios Edited By- Souvik Basu Thakur Cinematography- Rajdeep Mukherjee and Dipayan Saha Main Cast- Sayantan Banerjee, Siddhartha Dey, Najrin Islam, Ranodeep Nandy, Gautam Siddharta Ghosh, Nupur Banerjee, Arindam Banerjee Poster- Shuvam Bhattacharya In this year’s Kolkata International Film Festival, out of a myriad of …

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Indian TV Soaps Need to Grow Up
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Indian TV Soaps Need to Grow Up

What is the Indian television’s greatest achievement? That it works day and night to maintain the tag of “idiot box”, it once received. Indian television has today a wider reach than possibly any other medium. Even in those distant villages where Government’s policies do not reach, you find a colour …

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The evolution of Bollywood
Bioscope

The evolution of Bollywood

Bollywood echoes music, dance, color, happiness and a mirage of several hyperbolic emotions. People abroad often see Bollywood as over-expressive and loud unlike their subtle and less glossy movies. But isn’t that what exactly represents Bollywood. It’s over the top costumes, the jazzy make-up, the songs amidst a sad scene …

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