Freeze Frame

Freeze Frame Freeze Frame is a book of conversations with film people actors directors writers producers These interviews conducted between and by author and film critic Anupama Chopra capture a

  • Title: Freeze Frame
  • Author: Anupama Chopra
  • ISBN: 9789381607114
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • Freeze Frame is a book of conversations with film people, actors, directors, writers, producers These interviews, conducted between 2007 and 2011, by author and film critic, Anupama Chopra, capture a place and a time They offer an insight into the magic and madness of making movies the heartache and malice of the business the craft, creativity and inevitable compromiseFreeze Frame is a book of conversations with film people, actors, directors, writers, producers These interviews, conducted between 2007 and 2011, by author and film critic, Anupama Chopra, capture a place and a time They offer an insight into the magic and madness of making movies the heartache and malice of the business the craft, creativity and inevitable compromises of cinema I never thought about why people love me so much I won t think about why people hate me now Shah Rukh Khan Not every Bollywood film is perfect and some people say, Oh, it is so ridiculous I say, yes, like Shakespeare is ridiculous Like human beings are ridiculous Ridiculous not meaning idiotic Ridiculous meaning, not necessarily a reflection of realism Baz LuhrmannAnupama Chopra is an award winning author and film critic She has hosted popular review shows on television and written extensively about cinema Her articles have been published in India Today, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Variety, Sight Sound and Vogue India Her first book, Sholay The Making of a Classic won the 2001 National Award for Best Book on Cinema She has also authored Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge The Brave hearted Will Take The Bride 2002 published by the British Film Institute as part of their Modern Classics Series King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema, and First Day First Show Writings from the Bollywood Trenches, a compilation of her articles on Hindi cinema over two decades She lives and works in Mumbai.Key Features Based on Picture This , an NDTV film based programme Interviews by well known film journalist and author, Anupama Chopra, Amitabh Bacchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Aamir Khan, Farhan Khan, amongst others, speak of their vision and experience of cinema Interviews of internationally renowned cinema personalities like Tom Hanks, Werner Herzog, Luc Besson, Baz Luhrmann, as well Worldwide readership market Cinema buffs, directors, actors, film historians, artists, teachers and students of film studies, special edition collectors, libraries, museums, cultural and educational institutions, general trade readers.

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    1. The trouble I have with this book is quite simply this: There is a difference between the interview taken for print and the one done for a camera and then scribed. The second one just isn’t as good. The whole time I read this book, it felt like it wasn’t quite the right fit. Kind of like wearing a pair of socks in your boots that are a tad too thick – you never quite forget that your feet are a little too snug. While I enjoy Anupama Chopra’s reviews and interviews, this book seemed a lit [...]

    2. Anupama Chopra is a respected film critic who never fails to hit the bull's eye in her appreciation of films and analysis of cinema, the Hindi film industry, releases, and festivals. The best thing about Anupama is that she doesn't shoot in the dark like many critics do since she comes with a baggage and background of 'Lights! Camera! Action! I always believe that to be an honest critic of cinema, you must have a deep understanding of what goes behind the scene, be it cinematography, script, scr [...]

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