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- YouTube: It's Dinner Time with Dr. RC!
Dr. Ravichandran (Dr.RC) starts a talk show in YouTube.
- Movie Review: Amen
AMEN touched on internet hookups, rape, incest, child abuse, trust issues and love, in addition to homosexuality.
- Phir Mile Sur or Frivolous Mile Sur?
The new version has been launched with so much Bollywood emphasis that the Olympics medal winners have been pushed to the very end of the
- The Most Good-Looking Man in the World & E-mail Forwards
My eyes saw, but they did not believe. but, as the Oracle says "Believe". Why take my word for it?
- A Postmodern Wedding
Occasionally our cultural climate doles out opportunities to compensate for the cinematic inadequacy of our lives.
- Movie Review: Oliver Stone's W.: An Unexpected Bush Biopic
W. is a film that provides insight into the psyche of a man whom people have already judged and learned to dismiss
- Action Sociology: Human Rights with Sanitation
Pathakji has transcended anger and hatred to make a difference, a big difference, through social entrepreneurship.
- Follywood Sooperheroes
Now Spiderman is probably furious after watching this!
- YouTube, Idol Worship and Fanaticism
Of course, the issue occurs when this workaround becomes the sine qua non of holiness and God realization.
- Blogging and Journalism: Amongst the Best the Line is Blurry
The best among both are well grounded in facts, clear, lucid, precise, objective and write for the target audience.
- Movie Review: Jodhaa Akbar
Once the stars have aligned to put Jodhaa and Jalal in proximity to each other, the movie turns into a charming love story.
- Movie Review: V-DAY, Until the Violence Stops
Blind customs, war, religion have all played their part in making the women silent and accepting their "lot".
- Rakhi Sawant Loses Competition and Whines
"Yeh cheating hai!" declares La Sawant. Says she wants to play bahu in Ekta Kapoor serial
- New Movies: Sweeney Todd, Charlie Wilson's War, Taare Zameen Par & More
This Friday is D-day for a number of Bollywood and Hollywood productions
- Akshardham and Sonu Niigaam Symbolize Unity in Diversity
You walk in and very soon you start feeling the vibrations, and a sense of peace just embraces you.
- Will This Cyber Revolution Fly or Fizzle?
The media in Pakistan turned its guns on its benefactor. It spawned another cyber movement, this one led and aided by bloggers.
- Movie Review: Om Shanti Om
While originality is not the film's strongest area, entertainment most definitely isAditi Nadkarni
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- Narendra Modi and the Tehelka Expose
Are the BJP and VHP “activists” interviewed on camera also Congress toadies?
- Movie Review: Ghulam - The Rise of the Slave
Released in 1998, and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the story of a Mumbai tapori had its own charm.
- Top Ten Slogans for Indian Tourism
Top Ten Slogans for the Minister of Tourism (who should remember we hold the copyright!)
- Take Two: Movies We Love - Vol. 2
Aspi, Deepti, Sakshi, Amrita and Beth bring you some of their favorite golden oldies
- The Prickly Porn Pickle: Does Erotica Thrill, Chill Or Kill A Relationship?
Does porn in a relationship crowd the bedroom and result in intimacy issues?
- The Atheism FAQ with Richard Dawkins
The excerpts of interviews with Richard Dawkins, an atheist, on his newly published book - The God Delusion.
- Nina Paley's Sitayana: The Storm to Come
It’s not just a religious story, it’s a human story
- Rakhi Sawant Blitzes Karan Johar
I hereby take back all my unkind thoughts about Karan Johar.
- Richard Gere & Shilpa Shetty - Kissa Cheeky Kiss Ka
The media, much of it anyway, isn’t there to put things in a positive light, but to report them as they perceive it.
- Bollywood Bound - Brett Lee & Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is Fool-n-Final while the Big B recruits Brett Lee
- Indian Cricket: Good News At Last!
If the Indian Cricket League launches it would be a boon to the talent search for the next World Cup!
- American Idol: Who's Voting For Sanjaya Malakar?
This virulent hatred of his presence on Idol is coupled with almost catatonic indifference towards him as a person
- Movie Review: Woody Allen's Scoop
How much Woody Allen can you take?
- Television: ER - Rejoined ER and Loved It
ER is back, and this time it is for the better!
- Movie Reviews: A Scanner Darkly (2006) and 13 (Tzameti) (2006)
Paranoia, cynicism, sadism, gore, death and really enjoyable movies.
- Movie Review: Guru - Inspiring and Powerful
After experimenting with a convoluted, though interesting, narrative in Yuva, Mani Ratnam is back with a simple, linear narrative structure.
- Movie Review: Virumaandi
Kamal is himself earthily enthusiastic although his acting solidity cannot make up for the fact that he is too old for this role.
- Cheb Mami vs. Tam Rap: Creative or Wannabe Hip Hop?
Are we desis wannabes? An observation of Tam Rap.
- Movie Review: Cars - Not As Bad As Made Out To Be
When Cars came out, everybody wanted to jump on it and say that this was Pixar's first failure since 1995 when the studio made Toy
- India Uses WMD Against Pakistan
With the help of women in Pakistan, India sets off Weapon of Mass Destruction every day in their homes.
We have a new word in our lexicon: YouTube-ization. I propose a new verb:YouTubed.
- DVD Review: Kris Kristofferson Live From Austin, TX
If you are a fan and felt that your collection has lacked a concert movie to round it out, this is the one for you.
- DVD Review: Jimmy Buffett Live At Wrigley Field
Never before have so many people been filmed in Wrigley Field wearing such a loud collection of clothing or straw hats.
- Movie Review: Rikshaaa! A Film On Three Wheels
Soumyadeep Paul, a denizen of Camboktu, is making a collaborative musical documentary on auto-rickshaws called "Rickshaaa! A Film on Three Wheels".
- Now Repeat After Me. Zizou Is A Goonda -- A Rowdy
The Zizou Vs Matrix saga twisted and turned by the sensationalist Media to fit its own delusions.
- Movies And Merchandise: A Match Made In Hell
They still need to be able to capture people's imagination and make a movie people are going to want to see
- DVD Review: John Hammond: The Paris Concert
He doesn't just play the music of the past... (he)blows the dust of history off it so that it sounds ... fresh, alive and relevant
- DVD Review: Puppets Who Kill: The Complete Second Season
You'll never look at your stuffed bear collection the same way again.
- DVD Review: Together
Strong, overlooked film of a journey by a prodigy and his father to a Beijing music competition.
- Movie Review: Prozac Nation
Prozac Nation is one of the rare movies that actually challenges your imagination by leaving behind some loose threads.
- Global Protests Over The Da Vinci Code
We didn't get a DNA transplant that would change our innate fear of gnosis, sheepie mindset and taste in literature.
- I Continue To Get Grumpy
As the great Tamilian Srinivas Ramanujan said “No number is never interesting” -- and no mistake too small.
- CD/DVD Review: Red Hot + Blue Various Artists
Two very good reasons for buying this package: great music and helping to support the fight against HIV/AIDS.
- DVD Review: Live In The Lowlands - Willy DeVille
Willy DeVille may not be a soul singer, but he is the most literally full of soul singer I've ever heard.
- DVD Review: James Brown Soul Sessions
If they could harness this energy, no one would ever worry about gas prices again
- 3rd I Shorts At SFIAFF 2006 - The San Francisco Asian American Film Festival
A potpourri of short films from desi directors at the recent San Francisco Asian American Film Festival.
- Catch Bangalore Live on The Web
The country’s first city-centric broadband website for Bangalore goes live
- Movie Review: Lajos Koltai's Fateless: Death and the Children
Fateless, Life Is Beautiful, Naked Among Wolves, Kapò: children's experiences in Nazi concentration camps.
- DVD Review: My Big Fat Independent Movie
Watching Pauly Shore getting his head blown off and Jason Mewes as a sex-starved answering machine are added bonuses to this delightfully intelligent, stupid movie.