Bitter truth about fruit
Today the future of the
"mask" is in the doldrums except in the case of exotic
performing arts like that of the Chau dance of Orissa, writes K.D.L.
are a blend of painting and sculpture that dramatically reflect the
creativity of different cultures. Further serving as symbols in rites
of passage and in festivals of renewal, they tell you much about the
culture from which they come.
Why dogs come in many
poodle called Shadow and a boxer named Tasha have opened the door to
understanding the fundamental nature of canine biology. Man’s best
friend comes in so many shapes, sizes, colours and temperaments.
least one would expect in a place that had been a sand desert is an
opportunity to ski. Call it marvel of technology or the sheer will of
a country to provide all that is beautiful and adds to pleasure, Dubai
has done exactly that.
The movie occupies a
unique place in the annals of Hindi film history. It has possibly
inspired maximum number of producers to make movies with romantic
themes. Surendra Miglani pays a
tribute to Raj Kapoor whose death anniversary falls on June 2
Kapoor’s Sangam (1964) was a great confluence of art, glamour
and entertainment. Though most of the films made under the banner of
RK films set one trend or the other, this love story occupies a unique
place in the annals of Hindi film history.
from the past
Twenty years after the Cannes
selection committee rejected it, Oliver Stone’s Platoon got a
special screening at the world’s premier film festival last week,
writes Vikramdeep Johal
just can’t keep a classic down. Twenty years after it was rejected
by the Cannes selection committee, Oliver Stone’s Platoon got
a special screening at the world’s premier film festival last week.
Its new DVD, featuring the film’s digitally re-mastered version, was
The hullabaloo about
the release of The Da Vinci Code just proves how the Church,
ironically, is ensuring more audiences for the controversial film it
seeks to ban, reports Ervell. E. Menezes
all-India release of Ron Howard’s Da Vinci Code has been
delayed because of objections from the Christian community to the
content that Christ is believed to have married Mary Magdalene, and
the stipulation for screening a disclaimer is clearly a sort of
a sell-out on
20 years after Patrick Swayze’s portrayal of a brooding dance
instructor, the stage version that Dirty Dancing inspired has
sold out before the cast has even been selected. In just six weeks,
the musical — which opens at London’s Aldwych Theatre on October
24 — has sold out for the first two months of its run with ticket
sales of more than £3m.
Wadehra on how love makes the television soaps go round. In the
process, varied reactions like jealousy, sadness, anger,
possessiveness are triggered off
all the strands woven into the tessellated pattern of
human relationships, love is the most colourful and vital. Legal and
illicit, real and presumed, comforting and painful, beautiful and ugly...
it dominates our television soaps.