Browsing articles tagged with "Movie"
May
24
2013

Minimal movies posters using a circle, a square and two diagonals

Minimal movie poster for Superman

One of the challenges of design education is to explain the concept of ‘Simplification’ or creation of ‘Minimal Design’. In principle, it involves usage of essential elements, getting rid of every unnecessary element from the design. It also involves limiting the total number of elements and colors used in the design. Michal Krasnopolski just helped the cause.

Nov
25
2011

Cinemagraphs made me fall in love

Cinemagraphs made me fall in love

A Cinemagraph is an image that contains within itself a living moment that allows a glimpse of time to be experienced and preserved endlessly – as described beautifully by the website Cinemagraphs. Supermodel Coco Rocha illustrates them “it’s more than a photo but not quite a video”.

Nov
10
2011

Don’t judge a movie by its trailer. But judge a society by its pop-culture.

Don't judge a movie by its trailer

Producers have found an easy way out. Load the trailer with all the cool stuff. The jokes, the stunts, the dialogues, the actors, the songs. Don’t leave out any cool stuff. If we can’t shove it in the trailer, then leak it on the web and blame a pirate. People will think there’s so much more in the film.

Dec
11
2010

Sensational Superstars of Bollywood – Rajesh Khanna

Sensational Superstars of Bollywood - Rajesh Khanna

The hysteria he created swept across ages, gender and genres. His movies ran to full houses and his following swelled each passing day. Be it his distinct sartorial sense, his dialogue delivery or his mannerisms, Rajesh Khanna was a pioneer in many sense. It wouldn’t be wrong to call him the complete superstar.

Khanna’s gentle looks, disarming smile and that famous tilt of the head did wonders for his female following. And with Kishore Kumar’s dreamy voice for playback, this was just what the doctor ordered. With the sensuous Roop Tera Mastana, enthralling Pyaar Deewana Hota Hai and the timeless O Mere Dil Ke Chain Rajesh Khanna, became — and remains — the King of Romance.

Oct
3
2010

Anjaana Anjaani: Movie Review

Anjaana Anjaani: Movie Review

Siddharth Anand (Salaam Namaste, Ta ra rum pum, Bachna ae haseeno) has always been at an ease with rom-coms. However this time, he has gone ahead with a plot that many would think twice before attempting. In bare words, Anjaana Anjaani is a film that starts with suicide attempts, with just two main characters and has no sub plots to talk of. Let us try naming one Bollywood commercial outing that has dared to do that, can we?

This film does take time to grow on you, for two prime reasons. First, given the fact that it is a romantic film, it doesn’t have a stereotypical start. Second, the story unfolds at its own relaxed pace. One thing that will hit you instantly, in a nice way, is the electrifying chemistry between the lead pair. Even with the worst of the scenes, with no great dialogues, that very chemistry will make you smile.

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