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Ben-Hur

The remake of classic film “Ben-Hur” maintains a similar story line as the 1959 version but portrays an updated version perfect for the modern audience. “Ben-Hur” revealed life for ...Read More...

For the poorest of poor

KOCHI: Whenever singer Usha Uthup would perform, during the functions of the Kolkata-based Missionaries of Charity, singing classic hymns like ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘Abide with me’ she would also ...Read More...

Rustom

  There’s nationalist fervour and jingoism running right through this cinematic interpretation of the scandalous Nanavati murder case that rocked the nation in the 1950s. You smell a rat ...Read More...

Baar Baar Dekho

A few days ago, the first song ‘Kala Chashma’ starring Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra from Baar Baar Dekho was released and instantly became a huge hit. Not just ...Read More...

Works of Love are Works of Peace

Ignatius Press has recently released a softcover photobook tribute to the life of soon-to-be saint Mother Teresa. Works of Love Are Works of Peace: Mother Teresa and the Missionaries ...Read More...

Soul-stirring story of Odisha’s wonder-boy

A cut above the formulaic sports-movie themes, BUDHIA SINGH – BORN TO RUN hits all the right buttons. The inspirational, soul-stirring story of the Odisha’s 5 year old wonder-boy Budhia ...Read More...

Mother Teresa’s failed critics

Mother Teresa will be canonized on Sept. 4 — the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Already a saint in the eyes of most people, regardless of religion, she is ...Read More...

A Feast of Vultures

The Hidden Business of Democracy in India Josy Joseph, Harper Collins, Non-fiction, Rs 599.00 Josy Joseph draws upon two decades as an investigative journalist to expose a problem so ...Read More...

Madaari : Irrfan soars even as film sinks

It is a familiar tale of the chick aka common man’s fight against the hawk of a corrupt system. Madaari begins with Irrfan Khan’s voiceover sonorously telling us a ...Read More...

St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome

Italy/Vatican, 2016, 95 minutes, Colour.Directed by Luca Viotto. For those who have never visited them, an opportunity to see close-ups of Rome’s basilicas. For those who have visited, an ...Read More...
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