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The Makeup Artist – Exploring Two Sides

Apparatus | Megha Solanki When watching your regular horror movies, one’s eyes turn towards and away from the disfigured, creepy monsters that are designed to scare us. The brain-eating, garish monsters that cover the expanse of a zombie film, keep the characters occupied and the audience captivated. The bloodied, crawling bodies and the tired dirtied survivors create a scene that …

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In search for identity, pleasure and good memories: Food and cinema

“The Indians are the Italians of Asia”, Didier pronounced with a sage mischievous grin. “It can be said, certainly, with equal justice, that Italians are Indians of Europe, but you do understand me, I think. There is so much Italian in the Indians, and so much Indian in the Italians. They are both people of the Madonna – they demand …

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About the Art of Cinematography

Apparatus | Abhimanyu Acharya When it comes to films, we take certain things for granted. Every time we look at the credits, we see categories like ‘editor’, ‘cinematographer’, ‘VFX’ and so on. While we superficially know what these things entail, most of us hardly know their mechanics, and the way they function. All credit goes usually to the actor, and …