Cyberpunk The Evolution of Science Fiction
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Cyberpunk The Evolution of Science Fiction

Science fiction has been an important genre in movies, although the genre existed in dramas and books before the movie era, the movie era has given shape and weight to science fiction. Early science fiction movies were made of various dreams and visions. In the 1930s the superhero revolution started …

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The Comic Sense
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The Comic Sense

A classic Switch-Foot song.  A talented yet dreamy scientist hops into a taxi, carefully carving plans to draft a power puzzle for satisfying his selfish motives, with a twitch of wickedness, which might result in a city-storming havoc! Meanwhile, A teenager trying tricks to charm his gorgeous lady-love who seems …

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A Delicious Lunchbox
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A Delicious Lunchbox

Released on 20th September, The Lunch-box has more than satisfied the appetite of all cine-goers. It has been successful at the box office and has also received excellent reviews from the most stringent critics! It was turned out to be topic of all discussions. Revolving around two central characters, the …

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The Black Swan
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The Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky’s   Black Swan is a psychological thriller, one that will haunt the watcher for some time.  “I had the craziest dream last night about a girl who was turned into a swan”, says Natalie Portman’s voice-over. The whole movie is, in a sense, that nightmare. The movie begins with …

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Comedy movies to watch before you die
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Comedy movies to watch before you die

In the dark and grisly world of today, who doesn’t want to enjoy a couple of laughs in the evenings? And considering that the attention span of people seems to be exponentially decreasing with the passage of time, watching comedies seems to be a far practical option than reading them. …

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CINEMATIC ADAPTATION FROM NOVEL TO FILMS
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CINEMATIC ADAPTATION FROM NOVEL TO FILMS

If novel is a poem, then film is a visual brevity ~ Michael Hastings, screenwriter~   Film makers have made good business by turning a novel into their motion picture. This trend is not new and its roots can be traced back to 1953 with the making of the major Shakespeare play Julius …

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Neil 'wait for it' Patrick Harris
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Neil ‘wait for it’ Patrick Harris

“legen… wait for it… dary ! legendary !! ” is now one of the most popular catchphrases online;quoted by Barney Stinson from the hit show ‘how I met your mother’, it encompasses all that is Neil Patrick Harris; the actor who portrays him.   most audiences ( especially  in Asia …

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The D is Silent !
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The D is Silent !

A piece like Django Unchained could have been made into a big issue movie- a human interest story ditched into a noir timeline and appended with high pitch metallic music. Enter QT [Quentin Tarantino] and all one hears is genre, genre! QT has struck dynamite directing this Southern American western …

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Knowing a Country through its Movies: South Korea
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Knowing a Country through its Movies: South Korea

It was quite by accident that I first came across Korean movies on Youtube. Although the use of the word ‘Korean’ per se might be problematic because, like India, Korea too is a pluralistic concept. In fact, the fact that there are two Korea(s) ought to be kept in mind …

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Aiyyaa My Take
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Aiyyaa : My Take

Cast : Rani Mukherjee, Prithviraj Sukumaran Director : Sachin Kundalkar Being a Rani Mukherjee fan since her Kuch Kuch Hota Hai days, this movie made want to question her choice. I do agree that all actors do some work that they do not want to talk about again. But Aiyya …

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