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  • Patriarchy: The losers' war cry (Column: B-Town)

    Patriarchy: The losers' war cry (Column: B-Town)

    What has been known as a tradition, and is practiced all over the world, be it a trader, industrialist or a professional, is that the next of generation is expected to follow. Then, why is it suddenly looked down upon when it comes to the film industry?

  • Review: Haseen Dillruba: Wild, wicked but with warts

    Review: Haseen Dillruba: Wild, wicked but with warts

    Kanika Dhillon's writing is as much the 'hero' of "Haseen Dillruba" as Taapsee Pannu, who breathes life into the titular protagonist with trademark relish, or Vikrant Massey -- just give the guy a meaty role and watch him go. That's not to say there are no rough edges in the script, you'll spot plenty of loopholes here.

  • Review: Cold Case: Served lukewarm

    Review: Cold Case: Served lukewarm

    The catchword in this case is 'Cold'. In the history of horror thrillers, if a refrigerator ever played a pivotal role, this is it. We'll stop short there, to avoid spoilers.

  • Review: June: Hard as nails yet sensitive

    Review: June: Hard as nails yet sensitive

    Suhrud Godbole and Vaibhav Khisti's coming-of-age film is hard as nails while conveying its message, yet sensitive while driving home the point. The script focuses on issues such as bullying, teenage confusion, self-harm and suicide, and also touches upon wider issues as sexism and generation gap.

  • Cinematograph Act: Inane amendments (Column: B-Town)

    Cinematograph Act: Inane amendments (Column: B-Town)

    In India for all the laws we need as far as our field of cinema is concerned, we have the Cinematograph Act (1952), an almost 70-year-old Act that has not been amended or scrapped, and re-enacted in time to keep up with the changing time. The Act has been