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Euphoria and Liberating Laughter: The Cinema of Sergio Leone

In perhaps his most personal work to date, Adrian Martin looks back at his childhood and his memories of first watching the films of Sergio Leone. 


/ Adrian Martin
Euphoria and Liberating Laughter: The Cinema of Sergio Leone
  • Interview
    Interview with Kumar Shahani
    Interview with Kumar Shahani Originally published in June 1984 in the Sunday Observer, this rare conversation takes us back to the Kumar Shahani who had just completed Tarang (1984) and was looking towards a changing Parallel Cinema scene in India.
    / Rafique Baghdadi and Rajiv Rao
  • Director Profile
    To Grope in the Dark: A Profile of Joon-Ho Bong
    To Grope in the Dark: A Profile of Joon-Ho Bong Even if Joon-Ho Bong is considered widely as a modern film director, a contemporary of luminaries from all over the world, his concerns are very classical: character-tropes, conspiracy theories, political subtext and simple-minded storytelling.
    / Anuj Malhotra
  • Review
    Searching for Metaphors in 'The Tree of Life'
    Searching for Metaphors in 'The Tree of Life' Terrence Malick’s latest film is no ordinary piece of cinema. It will most probably change the way films are made and will no doubt give rise to pale imitations. One can only try to fully understand the workings of this epic tale. But for that, one must go within.
    / Gautam Valluri
  • Essay
    Underground: Music as a Door through the Absurd World of Yugoslavian History
    Underground: Music as a Door through the Absurd World of Yugoslavian History A look at Emir Kusturica’s second Palme d’Or winning film Underground through the thread of music, the key to the magical ‘flow’ of the story alongside heavy political and historical situations.¬†
    / Kaz Rahman
  • Interview
    "Try that with a Red": Interview with Martin Ruhe
    "Try that with a Red": Interview with Martin Ruhe Martin Ruhe has gained considerable reputation for his work on Anton Corbijn films Control (2007) and The American (2010). He shares his views on cinematography, the rise of video technology and working with Corbijn
    / Gautam Valluri
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    Capsule Reviews
    Capsule Reviews Capsule Reviews: Theatrical Releases
    / Gautam Valluri and Anuj Malhotra