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‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford’ (2007): Fame Kills

Directed by: Andrew Dominik || Produced by: Ridley Scott, Jules Daly, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, David Valdes Screenplay¬†by: Andrew Dominik || Starring: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Paul Schneider, Jeremy Renner, Sam Rockwell Music by: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis || Cinematography: Roger Deakins || Editing by: Dylan Tichenor, Michael Kahn || Country: … Continue reading

‘The Good, the Bad, the Weird’ (2008): The Western Never Dies

Directed by: Kim Ji-woon || Produced by: Kim Ji-woon, Choi Min-suk Written by: Kim Ji-woon, Kim Min-suk || Starring: Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Yoon Je-moon, Ryoo Seung-soo, Song Yeong-chang Music by: Dalparan, Jang Yeong-gyu || Cinematography by: Lee Mo-gae || Editing by: Nam Na-yeong || Country: South Korea || Language: Korean, Japanese, Mandarin … Continue reading

‘Jodhaa Akbar’ (2008): A Modern Romantic Epic that Collapses Under Its Own Weight

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker || Produced by: Ronnie Screwvala, Ashutosh Gowariker Written by: Haidar Ali, Ashutosh Gowariker || Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Ila Arun, Rajesh Vivek Music by: A.R. Rahman || Cinematography by: Kran Deohans || Editing by: Ballu Saljuja || Country: India || Language: Hindi, Urdu Running Time: 214 … Continue reading

‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960): An Old-School Romantic Epic that Stands the Test of Time

Directed by: K. Asif || Produced by: Shapoorj Pallonji Screenplay¬†by: Aman, Kamal Amrohi, K. Asif, Wajahat Mirza, Ehsan Rizvi || Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Durga Khote Music by: Naushad || Cinematography: R.D. Mathur || Editing by: Dharamvir || Country: India || Language: Urdu Running Time: 177 minutes I’ve noticed something interesting in my … Continue reading