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Snowpiercer Movie Review: Marx as a Revolving-igloo!

“Revolutions are the locomotives of history.”- The Class Struggles in France (Karl Marx) I have never seen this particular notion of Marx’s being literalized in the manner in which the accomplished South Korean director Bong Joon-ho does in his superb science-fiction actioner, Snowpiercer, which is as brutal and as imaginative a piece of science-fiction filmmaking as…

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Jalaibee: Trailer

Jalaibee is an upcoming Pakistani caper action thriller film directed and written by Yasir Jaswal and produced by Eman Syed. The film stars prominent TV actors Danish Taimoor and Ali Safina in lead roles along with Adnan Jaffar, Sajid Hasan, Uzair Jaswal (the director’s younger brother), Wiqar Ali Khan, Sabeeka Imam and Zhalay Sarhadi. Jailabee,…

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Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘Court’ Acquired By Zeitgeist Films For U.S. Distribution

Chaitanya Tamhane’s provocative film, ‘Court’, which premiered and won two major awards at the prestigious Venice Film festival, has been acquired by New York based Zeitgeist Films, for U.S. distribution. Opening to rave reviews, ‘Court’ won two coveted awards at Venice – the Orizzonti award for Best Film and the Lion of the Future award…

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The Crossing: Trailer

Acclaimed Hong Kong based filmmaker John Woo is back with his latest film in Chinese, The Crossing. Based on a real incident,the sinking of the steamer ‘Taiping’ in 1949, this is a 3D epic drama split across 2 parts, the first of which released in China on 2nd December,2014 and the second part is likely…

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Dukhtar: Trailer

Pakistan’s official entry to the 87th Academy Awards (in the Best Foreign Film category), Dukhtar (daughter) has been making waves in the International film festival circuit. Directed by Afia Nathaniel, the film is scheduled for Busan, London Film Festival, Films from the South Festival (Oslo), Sao Paulo International Film Festival etc. The film released recently in…