Kiss Me Deadly by Robert Aldrich – one of the most famous films noir

Robert Aldrich’s film, Kiss Me Deadly, has been referred to as, “the definitive, apocalyptic, nihilistic, science-fiction film noir of all time.” The film was produced in 1955, during the time of the classical Film Noir era’s spread throughout Hollywood. The term, meaning “black film,” was originally applied to thriller and detective films made in the … Read more

A Critique Of The Movie Dr. Zhivago

Movie Summary The movie Dr. Zhivago is a love story that takes place during the Russian Bolshevik Revolution. It is a story of Russian people forced to live through many tragedies and tells of the emotional trials of complicated love. The story is set during the fighting of World War I, which goes badly for … Read more

A Summary Of The Movie Jarvis Lorry

In the movie Jarvis Lorry, an employee of Tellson’s Bank, was sent to find Dr. Manette, an unjustly imprisoned physician, in Paris and bring him back to England. Lucie, Manette’s daughter who thought that he was dead, accompanied Mr. Lorry. Upon arriving at Defarge’s wine shop in Paris, they found Mr. Manette in a very … Read more

"The Last Laugh" by F.W. Murnau

This silent movie is about the tragic story of a self-confident hotel porter, who is demoted to lavatory attendant. The porter character brilliantly portrayed by Emil Jannings. The porter’s entire identity is based upon his position and especially on his uniform, which symbolizes power and respectability to his lower-middle-class community of family and friends. In … Read more

Sant Tukaram (1936) and Sant Dyaneshwar (1940) movies

In the saint films like Sant Tukaram (1936) and Sant Dyaneshwar (1940) there is an attempt towards regional-cultural negotiation of the biographical genre., Nnarratives one around the life of respective Saints are presented through its emphasis on devotional philosophy, which could be read as Non-Brahmin culture. Here we see, possibilities of challenging the caste and, … Read more