Foreign Films

Bong Joon-ho

6 Best Films by Bong Joon-ho

So, the protagonist is in a pensive situation. The police officers are trying to forcibly convict him to ‘solve’ the case. He is in a state of daze. Just when the scene gets emotional and the audience starts having an inexplicable sympathy for him,...
Akira Kurosawa

5 Best Films by Akira Kurosawa

Western films have an indigenous style of filming. Whenever a director takes inspiration from western films, it becomes almost impossible to find a signature style of the director, because the style remains almost similar and the only differentiating factor is the story and narrative....
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5 Best Films by Jean-Luc Godard

Imagine a scene in which a lady is driving a car and a man is sitting beside her. They are incessantly in conversation with each other. How many cuts do you expect a conventional filmmaker to take for this scene? Not more than five...
10 Must Watch Classic Academy Award Winning Foreign Language Films

10 Must Watch Classic Academy Award Winning Foreign Language Films

Academy Awards or popularly known as 'Oscar Awards', were incorporated in the year 1929, in which the U.S. based Academy presented awards to film fraternity and films from the year 1927 and 1928. However, the awards were confined to American films. 20 years later,...
10 Essential Film Theories you should know if you are a Cinephile

10 Essential Film Theories you should know if you are a Cinephile

Cinema is the only industry with a comprehensive history that has been possible to retain over the years. Barring some of the prints that are burnt to ashes and some writings on cinema which couldn’t see the light of day and got lost in...

5 Best Films by Federico Fellini

Most of the filmmakers who rose to fame in the 1950s’ in Italy were more into Italian Neorealism and showed little defiance to their neorealistic roots. However, that wasn’t the case with Federico Fellini. He started making films that were an amalgamation of realism...
Best Italian Neorealism Films and the Filmmaking Style

Best Italian Neorealism Films and the Filmmaking Style

The year 1943 is marked as a paradigm shift in Italian Cinema. It was Luchino Visconti who made the film, Ossessione (or Obsession), the kind of film which went on to become a brand of filmmaking known as Italian Neorealism. Italian Neorealism films were...

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