The Salt of the Earth Trailer

The Brazilian-French documentary The Salf Of The Earth follows the Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado and his quest to get the best images from the world. The Salt of The Earth was nominated for the Best Documentary at the 87th Academy Awards and is considered to be one of the best movies from 2014 given the…

2013 Oscar Nominations

The Oscar fever is back! This is that time of the year when movie buffs all around the world are keeping an eye on the Oscars. Though, in the recent past, they have disappointed quite a few cinema lovers, but you simply can’t ignore the Oscars. The nominations for the 2013 Oscar Ceremony have been…

Tete-a-tete with Anurag Basu

Noted film maker Anurag Basu, whose latest film Barfi is India’s official entry to the Oscars 2013 was on a visit to XIM, Bubaneswar for a Conclave Summit. I took this opportunity to discuss with him about the issue of plagiarism in ‘Barfi’, the bold scenes of ‘Murder’ becoming a trend-setter and also his forthcoming…

Some know him as God, you may call him Marty.

In a world where the superstars or actors pull-in the crowd, how many directors manage to do the same?  How many directors command a bigger pedestal than the cast of the movie? Not many, I guess. During the Academy awards, one name was invoked more often than anybody else’s name. Martin Scorsese. After giving us…