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  • The Vicarious Lover

    Ralph Fiennes seems most at home when involved in a delicate balancing act between various facets of his personality.
  • Cape and Cowl

    An exploration of the various graphic novels from which the story lines and characters were developed for Christopher Nolan's remarkable Batman series.
  • Mirror, Mirror: Part Three

    Man Bites Dog becomes not only a satire on the fascination for televised tragedy, but also tries to joke about the uncalled stain provided to cinema.
  • Book Review: Susanna’s Seven Husbands

    The mystery remains intact in Ruskin Bond's original short story, and the suspense is held captive under a gravestone---or seven.
  • Mirror, Mirror: Part Two

    The central underlying theme of Peeping Tom is voyeurism, captured through an aggressive and violating camera.
  • Mirror, Mirror: Part One

    Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange embodies the conflict between individual free will and state control.
  • Film Review: Dhobi Ghat

    If realism is the leading manifesto of an art film, then Dhobi Ghat manages it effortlessly.
  • Film Review: The Illusionist

    Sylvain Chomet's animated take on the life of a middle-aged Vaudevillian magician overflows with rainy-day beauty and mystery.
  • The Zara Zara/Touch Me Dialectic

    Katrina Kaif might swivel her hips as sexily and suggestively as she wishes to, but the notion of the ideal Indian woman hasn’t changed much.
  • Death, Defiance, and Disguise

    No film director has probed the human psyche with more severity and honesty than Ingmar Bergman.
  • Don’t Break the Rules

    In Fight Club, Palahniuk’s literary style hits you like a punch from down south and gets you on the chin.
  • Film Review: All About Eve

    The award-winning 1950 film showcases the backstabbing that one has come to associate with the arts.
The Oracle of Tripe #24

The Oracle of Tripe #24

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
The Oracle of Tripe #24