Gulzar’s Ijaazat: Insights into the Film by Mira Hashmi

Gulzar’s Ijaazat: Insights into the Film by means of Mira Hashmi
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Overview: By the time Gulzar made Ijaazat (1987), action-packed potboilers had changed the genteel romanticism of yore, leaving few takers for a movie about misplaced love and a damaged marriage. And but, 3 a long time later, Ijaazat is a movie that has persisted. Gulzar’s interpretation of a love triangle in Ijaazat – an evocative exploration of the power and fragility of human relationships – used to be years forward of its time. This ebook examines that interpretation to turn how, thematically, the movie used to be perhaps Gulzar’s maximum bold.

It highlights how his talent as a storyteller – directly romantic and reasonable – is exemplified by means of his complicated characters. Contributing to that working out is how the movie’s energy additionally derived vastly from its elegant musical rating by means of R.D. Burman. Drawing on Gulzar’s reminiscences of the making of the movie, Mira Hashmi”s ebook embraces the reminiscence of the ‘love’ that for the poet wasn’t all the time the solution, however part of the query.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Gulzar’s Angoor: Insights into The Film by Sathya Saran

Gulzar’s Angoor: Insights into The Film through Sathya Saran
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 890 KB
Overview: Angoor (1982) is one of the best-loved comedies in Hindi cinema. It may be an excellent instance of Gulzar’s genius as a author whole together with his impish wordplay. Through intensive interviews with one of the most major actors in Angoor (Deepti Naval and Moushumi Chatterjee) and its previous model – each diversifications of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors – this ebook strains the evolution of a comic book story that continues to amuse audiences of every age. It deftly peels the layers exploring how music, discussion, silences and wordplay upload to the actors’ arsenal in developing humour that may vary from rib-tickling mirth to guffaws. Sathya Saran’s ebook finds what lies in the back of the evergreen enchantment of Angoor, with recollections and anecdotes shared through Gulzar himself.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Film Form: Essays in Film Theory by Sergei Eisenstein

Film Form: Essays in Film Theory by Sergei Eisenstein
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3 MB
Overview: Twelve essays written between 1928 and 1945 that demonstrate key points in the development of Eisenstein’s film theory and in particular his analysis of the sound-film medium. Edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Jay Leyda; Index; photographs and diagrams.
Genre: Non Fiction, Humor & Entertainment › Movies

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This Is Spinal Tap: Music on Film Series by John Kenneth Muir

This Is Spinal Tap: Music on Film Series by John Kenneth Muir
Requirements: EPUB Reader 0.92 MB
Overview: (Music On Filments). In 1984, four comedians Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Rob Reiner, and Harry Shearer unleashed This Is Spinal Tap , the world’s first "mock-rockumentary" and a joke that has lasted into the 21st century and inspired a generation of imitations.
Now, award-winning film journalist John Kenneth Muir ( An Askew View: The Films of Kevin Smith ) escorts the reader through a quarter-century of heavy metal laughs, offering a detailed history of the film’s genesis and an up-close look at the reasons why this beloved rock-and-roll movie comedy has endured for so long, and even met acceptance in the rock-and-roll culture it lampoons. Features interview material with the cinematographer, editor, and some supporting cast members of This Is Spinal Tap as well as "King of Nostalgia" Joe Franklin.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Biographies

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Rethinking Brechtian Film by Angelos Koutsourakis

Rethinking Brechtian Film Theory and Cinema by Angelos Koutsourakis
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.6 MB
Overview: Making a compelling argument for the continuing relevance of Brechtian film theory and cinema, this book offers new research and analysis of Brecht the film and media theorist, placing his scattered writings on the subject within the lively film theory debates that took place in Europe between the 1920s-1960s. Furthermore, Angelos Koutsourakis identifies key points of convergence between Brecht’s ‘unfinished project’ and contemporary film and media theory. With case studies of films ranging from Robert Roberto Rossellini’s Paisà to Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900 and Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing amongst others, this study challenges many existing preconceptions about Brecht’s theoretical position and invites readers to discover new ways of apprehending and making use of Brecht in film studies.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General > Movies > Video

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The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia by Caroline Eades +

The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia by Caroline Eades, Elizabeth Papazian
Requirements: .PDF reader, 11.5MB
Overview: With its increasing presence in a continuously evolving media environment, the essay film as a visual form raises new questions about the construction of the subject, its relationship to the world, and the aesthetic possibilities of cinema. In this volume, authors specializing in various national cinemas (Cuban, French, German, Israeli, Italian, Lebanese, Polish, Russian, American) and critical approaches (historical, aesthetic, postcolonial, feminist, philosophical) explore the essay film and its consequences for the theory of cinema while building on and challenging existing theories. Taking as a guiding principle the essay form’s dialogic, fluid nature, the volume examines the potential of the essayistic to question, investigate, and reflect on all forms of cinema fiction film, popular cinema, and documentary, video installation, and digital essay.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General > Film

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The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia by Caroline Eades +

The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia by Caroline Eades, Elizabeth Papazian
Requirements: .PDF reader, 11.5MB
Overview: With its increasing presence in a continuously evolving media environment, the essay film as a visual form raises new questions about the construction of the subject, its relationship to the world, and the aesthetic possibilities of cinema. In this volume, authors specializing in various national cinemas (Cuban, French, German, Israeli, Italian, Lebanese, Polish, Russian, American) and critical approaches (historical, aesthetic, postcolonial, feminist, philosophical) explore the essay film and its consequences for the theory of cinema while building on and challenging existing theories. Taking as a guiding principle the essay form’s dialogic, fluid nature, the volume examines the potential of the essayistic to question, investigate, and reflect on all forms of cinema fiction film, popular cinema, and documentary, video installation, and digital essay.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General > Film

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Transorientalism in Art, Fashion, and Film by Adam Geczy

Transorientalism in Art, Fashion, and Film: Inventions of Identity by Adam Geczy
Requirements: EPUB Reader 7.9 MB
Overview: Combining transnationalism and exoticism, transorientalism is the new orientalism of the age of globalization. Withits roots in earlier times, it is a term that emphasizes alteration, mutation, and exchange between cultures.
While the familiar orientalisms persist, transorientalism is a term that covers notions like the adoption of a hat from a different country for Turkish nationalist dress, the fact that an Italian could be one of the most influential directors in recent Chinese cinema, that Muslim women artists explore Islamic womanhood in non-Islamic countries, that artists can embrace both indigenous and non-indigenous identity at the same time. This is more than nostalgia or bland nationalism. It is a reflection of the effect that communication and representation in recent decades have brought to the way in which national identity is crafted and constructed-yet this does not make it any less authentic. The diversity of race and culture, the manner in which they are expressed and transacted, are most evident in art, fashion, and film.
Genre: Non-Fiction – General

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Women Film Editors by David Meuel

Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema by David Meuel
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5.7MB
Overview: When the movie business adopted some of the ways of other big industries in 1920s America, women-who had been essential to the industry’s early development-were systematically squeezed out of key behind-the-camera roles. Yet, as female producers and directors virtually disappeared for decades, a number of female film editors remained and rose to the top of their profession, sometimes wielding great power and influence. Their example inspired a later generation of women to enter the profession at mid-century, several of whom were critical to revolutionizing filmmaking in the 1960s and 1970s with contributions to such classics as Bonnie and Clyde, Jaws and Raging Bull. Focusing on nine of these women and presenting shorter glimpses of nine others, this book tells their captivating personal stories and examines their professional achievements.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Encyclopedia of Film Noir by Geoff Mayer

Encyclopedia of Film Noir by Geoff Mayer , Brian McDonnell
Requirements: .PDF reader, 6.3 MB
Overview: When viewers think of film noir, they often picture actors like Humphrey Bogart playing characters like Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon, the film based on the book by Dashiell Hammett. Yet film noir is a genre much richer. The authors first examine the debate surrounding the parameters of the genre and the many different ways it is defined. They discuss the Noir City, its setting and backdrop, and also the cultural (WWII) and institutional (the House UnAmerican Activities Committee, and the Production Code Administration) influences on the subgenres. An analysis of the low budget and series film noirs provides information on those cult classics. With over 200 entries on films, directors, and actors , the Encyclopedia of Film Noir is the most complete resource for film fans, students, and scholars.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Total Film: Captain Marvel – February 2019-

Each issue offers in-depth features on the biggest movies – both mainstream and arthouse.

You’ll find the latest movie news, reviews of all the new releases, star interviews, on-set reports and an extensive home entertainment guide that rates all the new releases in DVD, Blu-ray, videogames, books and soundtracks. If you love movies, then Total Film is your unmissable monthly companion.