Tomorrow, Inception is out on DVD, finally giving you a change to really drink in all the gorgeously detailed set design and cinematography. The latter was the work of Wally Pfister, who has also shot most of Christopher Nolan’s astonishing oeuvre, including Dark Knight and The Prestige. advertisement advertisement Just understanding Inception was tricky enough. But what about visualizing and shooting it in the first place? As the cinematographer of Christopher Nolan’s last six films, Wally Pfister is used to dealing with mindbending scenarios (like the reverse chronology of their first collaboration, Memento) and technical curveballs (like shooting The Dark Knight‘s action scenes in IMAX). But after reading the script for Inception‘s hotel scene?where dream-thieves fistfight in zero-G as the walls twist and tumble around them?Pfister jokes even he “had to have an immediate meeting with Chris to figure out what the fuck was going on.” … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Wally Pfister, Inception’s Cinematographer, On Designing Dreamworlds
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Realme will launch the Realme X2 Pro in India on November 20. The company's flagship smartphone has been the talk-of-the-tech-town ever since its original launch in China last month.Realme X2 Pro features top-of-the-line specifications and is teased as the new flagship killer. Alongside the Realme X2 Pro, the company would also launch a new variant of the Realme 5 called the Realme 5s.Realme X2 Pro, Realme 5s live-stream detailsRealme is hosting an event for the Realme X2 Pro launch in New Delhi. The launch is scheduled to begin at 12.30 pm. The company will be hosting a live-stream of the event on its YouTube and other social media channels.Close Realme X2 Pro specifications and expected priceThe X2 Pro has already launched in China, and we expect the same variant to make its way to India. The company’s flagship device is spec-heavy with features like 90Hz refresh rate display, Snapdragon 855+ processor, quad-cameras and 50W SuperVOOC. related news Here's how you can … [Read more...] about Realme X2 Pro, Realme 5s India launch at 12.30 pm: Where to watch live-stream, expected price & specifications
Whether you saw 2016 as a time to celebrate or an enormous dumpster fire, there’s something thrilling about the prospect of a new year. It’s a clean slate. Twelve months stretch ahead, full of promise. advertisement advertisement So while you’re making your list of resolutions that you’ll take with you into January, it’s also a good time to think about what you should leave behind. To give yourself the best chance of reaching your goals and realizing your resolutions, leave these mistakes behind when the clock strikes midnight. Trying To Do It All Yourself Yes, you’re good at your job. Yes, you’re a stickler for details. But you can’t do it all—and choosing not to delegate is only going to hold you back, says productivity expert and technologist Matthew Canning, author of Get It Together: Five Simple Strategies for Becoming Reliable, Saving Time, and Making Fewer Mistakes. Holding on to too much is just going to cause … [Read more...] about 8 Mistakes You Need To Leave Behind In 2017
Fintech startup Aye Finance on Wednesday said it has raised Rs 125 crore from Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO through issuance of non-convertible debentures.With this fundraising, Aye plans to expand its outreach in providing credit, specifically to women-owned microenterprises in India, the company said in a statement."While we have women as co-applicants for over 95 per cent of our loans, we believe we can do more in enabling the women micro enterprises of India bring about a more transformative impact on the economy," Aye Finance MD and founder Sanjay Sharma said.Close Under the deal, FMO will work with Aye Finance to expand their services to women entrepreneurs in the country through a gender finance programme. related news Company continuously working on a resolution plan: Suzlon Green shoots in the telecom sector? Rivals Suzuki, Honda lose interest in Royal Enfield style of bikes "We expanded our branch network this year to Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat and … [Read more...] about Aye Finance raises Rs 125cr from Dutch Bank FMO
Amid talk of a slowdown in the consumer segment and a poor showing by most FMCG players in 2019, Dabur has managed to log decent gains.The stock had outperformed benchmark Sensex in three out of five calendar years, including 2019 so far, data from Ace Equity shows.Close Some of Dabur's FMCG peers such as Emami, Godrej Consumer Products and Britannia have lost 25 percent, 21 percent and 14 percent, respectively, of their market value in the calendar year 2019 so far. related news Green shoots in the telecom sector? Sensex hits a new high, 4 factors that could be fuelling optimism Brokerages bullish on ICICI Bank, see 20% further upside despite rallying 44% in last 9 months What helped Dabur endure the slowdown headwind?Brokerage Centrum Broking said in a recent report that the company's management was of the view that its power brand strategy yielded good results and helped it achieve revenue momentum supported by 11 percent volume growth in FY19 and 9.6 … [Read more...] about This stock has outperformed Sensex in 3 out of 5 calendar years. Is it still a strong story?