Category: Arts & Culture

Book Review: The Buddha of Suburbia

Sometime before the world began perceiving him as a once-brilliant success-cliché who’d simply gone stark raving mad and taken to penning scathing novellas about...

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Spell & Bound Bookshop and Café: A review

The musky smell of crisp, new paper emanating from stacks upon stacks of titles sinks in the moment you enter Spell & Bound Bookshop and Café, the newest place to...

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Smiley all the way

Director : Tomas Alfredson Cast : Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds Rating : 4/5 The career of...

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“Elementary, my dear Watson?”

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows MOVIE REVIEW CAST: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Stephen Fry with Rachel McAdams RATING: 4/5 The much...

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A Music of Mine Own

The cities of Bombay and Bangalore have played the part of the unforgivably cool kids who quirk their musically erudite eyebrows in mild amusement at Delhi, which is...

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The King is Surely Back

Don 2 MOVIE REVIEW Cast: Shah Rukh Khan. Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Kunal Kapoor, Om Puri Music– Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Direction: Farhan Akhtar Rating:...

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Book Review: Uncle Tungsten

Memories of a Chemical Boyhood Author : Oliver Sacks From his earliest days, Oliver Sacks, the distinguished neurologist who is also one of the most remarkable...

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The Dirty Picture

MOVIE REVIEW RATING – 2.5/5   Raunchy? Yes! Bold? Very! Good? No! Milan Luthria’s The Dirty Picture, is easily one of the boldest films you have seen...

From Paper to Canvas

Transitions from graphic novels to movies have one inherent difference as compared to those from novels. While written works leave directors with leeway in terms of...

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Reality TV

REAL FUN! By Tanya Agarwal A seventy year old man forced to admit to having slept with a prostitute as his tense wife and daughter look on, Rakhi Sawant fluttering her...