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  • Rehab for Lovers

    Wong Kar-wai's movies are all about people who are in limbo, waiting for the real story of their lives to begin.
  • Unreelistic Expectations

    We all know that violence in films desensitises people to violence in real life, but what about romantic comedies?
  • Film Review: Delhi Belly

    Delhi Belly is a rare ensemble of cheeky dialogues, an enthralling cast, clever humour, and a reasonably entertaining storyline.
  • Film Review: Shaitan

    Be prepared, not to face your inner demons, but for one of the most average narratives to come from Anurag Kashyap’s oeuvre.
  • 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.

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By Monsoon Company