Ranjan Das
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ScreenSavour: That elusive simplicity Nothing is simple; simple is difficult,” American producer-director George Lucas of Star War series and other well-known films had remarked once.
Screensavour: Reign of the reel Social media has a unique way of throwing up photos and news of film related matters from both contemporary and olden times.
ScreenSavour: Memoir of a Bygone era Theatre always played a secondary role in the popular imagination of the nation, mainly because of its transient nature.
SCREENSAVOUR: All fluff, no stuff Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard,” says George Lucas, famous American film producer and director.
ScreenSavour: The forgotten trailblazer There was a time in Indian mainstream cinema when the heroine and the vamp were two distinct characters, embodying two incompatible value systems.
ScreenSavour: Breaking barriers In 2015, at the age of 27, Chaitanya Tamhane captured the attention of film aficionados the world over with Court, his hugely impressive debut film in Marathi.
ScreenSavour: Nepotism? In a recent talk show on television Kangana Ranaut had accused host Karan Johar for being “a snooty, flag-bearer of nepotism, who was intolerant to outsiders in the film industry.” Later, Johar had de
ScreenSavour: Looking for reality? Recently, a former film producer, lyricist and ex-television honcho active on social media posted that in his 47 years in the industry, he is still amazed to see that most film folks are obsessed with
ScreenSavour: Enough with being politically correct The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has recently denied certification to Alankrita Shrivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, a feature film on women empowerment produced by filmmaker Prakash
ScreenSavour: The good & The irrelevant It is always unreasonable to compare two films from two different countries when they have nothing in common; but a recent screening of a German-Turkish production Edge of Heaven (2007) at a private f