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Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” And The Art Of Deceiving The Audience

"Psycho" by Alfred Hitchcock is an important film in the history of cinema. Hitchcock created a tale of shock,...

How Satya Portrayed Mumbai Through Its Narrative

A man in his early thirties gets off at CST station in Mumbai, like millions of people who land...

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ And The Raw Portrayal Of Violence

A car stops at a junction and is instantly shot by a bunch of men surrounding it from all...

Martin Scorsese Explains Why Some Films Have Become Classics

American filmmaking has always been blessed with great filmmakers who swore to construct a better future for the art...

Martin Scorsese Explains How Orson Welles Managed To Pull Off Citizen Kane

Previously, we discussed iconoclasts and how they influenced Hollywood's filmmaking. They innovated new storytelling styles and somehow pointed out...

Martin Scorsese Explains The Ending Days Of The Pioneers And Showmen And The Rise Of The Iconoclasts

American filmmaking grew into something phenomenal technically and creatively before the 50s. They had technicolor, cinemascope, and almost everything...

The Introduction Of Film Noir: How Did Directors Become Smugglers & Changed American Cinema

The previous article taught us how directors used high-tech methods to create illusions. Today, we will talk about the...

How Farhan Akhtar Uses Songs In His Films

We are in Ladakh amidst a raging war between two countries. An army officer sits across a street looking...

Martin Scorsese Explains The Era Of Sound, Three-Strip Technicolor, Cinemascope & Green Screen

We have understood the patterns of American filmmaking, their transformation, and how they tackled one obstacle after another. We...

Martin Scorsese Explains How Directors Started Using Technology As A Device In Filmmaking

Since the very beginning of filmmaking, directors have experimented with many different techniques and styles to present their stories...

The Films And Filmmaking Style Of Federico Fellini, Explained

Italian neorealism is a distinct film movement that arose in the 1940s and 1950s. Neo-realism had a great impact...

Filmmaking Style Of Alfred Hitchcock, Explained

Suspense as a genre is quite engrossing if utilized properly and is quite popular among the masses too. Keeping...

Martin Scorsese Explains The Era Of Gangster And Musical Films In Hollywood

Previously in this series on understanding American filmmaking, we have discussed a few things. There were some essential discussions...

How Did The Storytelling Of The Western Films Evolve With Time In Hollywood?

Previously, we have discussed the director's struggle in Hollywood as described by Martin Scorsese in his "A Personal Journey...

Why Filmmakers Used To Make Movies Based On Genres? How Did Raoul Walsh Challenge The System?

The last time we talked about "A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies," we discussed the examples...

The Filmmaking Style Of Taika Waititi In ‘Thor: Love And Thunder,’ Explained

In Taika Waititi's "Thor: Love and Thunder," the character archetype is brilliantly crafted as the God Butcher (antagonist) hands...

How Did Satyajit Ray Start The Parallel Cinema Movement In India?

Cinema has seen new meanings get attached to it since its start. The early films made by the Lumiere...

Martin Scorsese Shares A Piece Of Advice For Filmmakers: What Does It Take To Become A Director?

In the documentary series, "A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies," the ace director takes us on...

Definition, Process And Stages Of Film Production, Explained

Film production is a hard job. But, if you understand the stages clearly, it becomes a lot easier. Film...

Purpose, Types And Importance Of A Movie Theme, Explained

The theme is basically the idea or the premise of a movie. Sometimes people select a movie theme to...

The Definition, Classification And Importance Of Film Genre, Explained

The film genre is one of the things that is sometimes difficult to understand. In other words, based on...