Reviews

Film Review: Shame

Often nightmarish, Shame can be best described as a story about neurosis and dysfunction.

Book Review: Blue

With books such as the Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories from Sri Lanka, literary erotica is slowly carving a niche of its own in the Indian market.

Book Review: Artist, Undone

This is a book for those who enjoy glimpsing into the lives of others, watching from afar and analysing why they are the way they are.

Book Review: The Lost Story

Perhaps the reality is that only segments of stories are ours to tell, that the gaps must be filled by others.

CD Review: Till You Appear

Sulk Station’s hypnotic trip hop quivers with madness, lust, and most importantly, obsession.

CD Review: Stormy Weather

Although the mingling of east and west occasionally misses the mark, all in all, Gods Robots is worth a listen.

Book Review: Tamasha in Bandargaon

In the fictional suburb of Bandargaon, hilarity and love rise from the seediness of the local underground gambling den and the self-righteousness of its educated citizens.

Book Review: The Newsroom Mafia

For those interested in Mumbai’s underworld and the underbelly of journalism, this book might make interesting reading.

Book Review: Scammed

Ahmed Faiyaz’s latest is recommend for those who are looking for an uncomplicated, light, suspense-spun tale.

CD Review: Sky Rabbit

Quirky and talented, the artists formerly known as Medusa have regrouped as a fresh entry into India’s alternative music scene.

Book Review: The Sense of an Ending

When we try to capture past thoughts and memories, more often than not we end up grasping not memories, but moments.

Book Review: Hot Tea Across India

Lapse of better judgement or otherwise, Rishad Saam Mehta’s travel stories are a treat to read.