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March 2, 2013
When you know the answers
Why do movies based on known historical facts make for such riveting viewing?
December 29, 2012
New Year watch
What better way to bring in the New Year than with films that celebrate this holiday?
October 27, 2012
Zombies won’t die
Zombies offer social commentary on a host of social ills from consumerism to the fear of population-decimating pandemics.
September 22, 2012
We are a stolen generation, not belonging to the East or the West, says British-born Bangladeshi dancer-choreographer Akram Khan
July 21, 2012
Cashing in on fan loyalty
In these times of exorbitant costs, Hollywood and Bollywood are betting big on rebooting proven formulas for success.
June 23, 2012
‘Rock of Ages’ shows us why rock and roll, with its brooding heroes and dramatic storylines, makes for terrific cinema.
May 19, 2012
Talking Movies : Happily never after
Directors get caught up in everything but the content while revisiting a fairytale.
March 17, 2012
Talking Movies : Iron Ladies
The strongest female personas we see on the screen are tributes to actual women who have lived remarkable lives.
January 21, 2012
Talking Movies : Adventure of the immortal detective
Sherlock Holmes is the ultimate survivor. Multiple media keeps him alive long after his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's death.
November 19, 2011
Talking Movies : Moving with Time
Movies made on the concept of Time have been selling points simply becausealternative ways of looking at Time ticks.
January 26, 2013
Over-the-top marketing campaigns can as easily ruin a film’s reception as they can improve it.
November 24, 2012
A love for literary cinema
It is deeply satisfying when a complex film engages the viewer on multiple levels and offers takeaways, both emotional and intellectual.
September 29, 2012
Only the will to win
Movies about politics are an avenue to vent our cynicism and shrug at the hopelessness of it all.
August 25, 2012
Killer bodies, spectacular dancing and glimpses of subcultures — these have remained the essential ingredients of dance movies down the years.
July 1, 2012
The title says it all
The snappiest thing about Sue Townsend’s new book is its title, The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year, which suggests much mirth: a quirky protagonist, surreal plot devices, noir h...
June 2, 2012
Crime most gentle
This being the 12th book in the series, a large part of the charm lies in revisiting familiar characters.
April 21, 2012
In a world where children are growing up faster, it's hardly a surprise that young-adult movies are doing well in the market.
February 18, 2012
The Oscar shortlist is skewed again, thanks to an opaque nomination process.
December 17, 2011
Talking Movies: Vampire sagas
They drink blood but have undergone change just as we humans have. Vampires are a transformed race now.
September 17, 2011
In spite of changing mores, both on- and off-screen, there is nothing quite as satisfying as a boy-meets-girl fantasy of love…
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