The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, September 10, 2000




CINEMA CHANGING GENRESFor over half a century, Hollywood has gradually imparted strong cinematic genres to the world, including India. And as these film genres have gained coherence based on repeated plot motifs, recurrent image patterns and predictable narrative conventions, a significant trend has been noticed. This being the growth, in the recipient nations, of numerous and diverse sub-genres of cinemaís two major strains: melodrama and comedy, says Abhilaksh Likhi

Week Specials


Itís the journey, not the end,
by
I.M. Soni

Modern anguish and anxieties,
by
Darshan Singh Maini

Puppets everywhere,
by
Hitesh Kaushal

DREAM THEME: Significance of teeth,
by
Vinaya Katoch Manhas

  Week Specials
 

'ART AND SOUL: Yet another Mughal Ramayana,
by
B.N Goswamy

TELEVISION: Story of revenge and retribution,
by
Mukesh Khosla

GARDEN LIFE: Decorate your driveway,
by
Satish Narula

KEEPING FIT: Cholesterol in health and disease,
by
B.K. Sharma

BOLLYWOOD BHELPURI: Hrithik strikes again,
by Madhur Mittal

TRAVEL:
  Yercaud: The new hill station,
by
Tejwant Singh

WIDE ANGLE:
An enjoyable entertainer,
by Ervell E. Menezes

SCENE STEALERS:
Racing hero,
by
Belu Maheshwari

LIFE TIES: Building walls, not bridges,
by
Taru Bahl

FEEDBACK:
Holding the state to ransom

Book Reviews

Resurrection of Kumar Vikal
Review by  Satya Pal Sehgal

The Karmapa conspiracy as pulp fiction
Review by Baljit Singh

Utopia, and why it is unattainable
Review by M. L. Raina

A liberalís lament of things present
Review by M. L. Sharma

Partition riots and the trauma
Review by Jai Narain Sharma

Another trip to Malgudi 
Review by R.P. Chaddah

Doctrine of duty, here and now
Write view by Satish K. Kapoor

Truth is invented in every age
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