Alternative Entertainment

Rough Night Exposes The Threadbare Downside Of The Women-Cutting-Loose Genre

It’s hard enough being a woman filmmaker these days, but consider the plight of the woman filmgoer. It took years to get a big-budget Wonder Woman vehicle, and if you...

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Beyond Janis & Jimi: The Forgotten Jams From The Summer Of Love

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, which saw as many as 100,000 flower children descend on San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to s...

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Akira Kurosawa Names His 21 Favourite Art Films In The Criterion Collection

The highly auteur-respecting Criterion Collection has, as you might expect, done quite well by the work of Akira Kurosawa, director of Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Ikiru, and R...

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Okja Director Bong Joon-Ho: 'In Films Animals Are Either Soul Mates or Butchered

The director’s bold and bonkers fantasies have sparked comparisons with Spielberg, and his latest film delivers a chilling message via the relationship between a girl...

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This Indian Documentary Shows Us The Real Price Of Fast Fashion

While fast-fashion is rampant across the country today, few know of its dark implications. This website defines it as “A phenomenon in the fashion industry whereby pr...

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This Is Why Israeli Fashion Is So Political

As civil war gripped Ethiopia, an entire community of Ethiopian Jews was airlifted out of the country by the Israeli government in an audacious 1984 covert operation to res...

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How Online Radio Shows, Podcasts & Blogs Can Be Your Guide To New Music

In the age of algorithmic discoveries, there’s a case to be made for real guides. What better way could there be to expand the horizons of your aural experience? Ther...

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"If You Are Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast" Finds Vigour After 90

In this era full of baby boomers caring for frail parents, we’ve seen plenty of documentaries, plays and memoirs about dementia, infirmity, loss. But in the HBO docum...

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Adoor Gopalakrishnan: Blockbuster Movies These Days Hardly Show Real India

With the melodious tunes of the saxophone, Danish saxophonist, composer and conductor Lars Moller opened the afternoon session of the third day of the fifth international c...

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The Puzzling Way That Writing Heals The Body

In 1986 the psychology professor James Pennebaker discovered something extraordinary, something which would inspire a generation of researchers to conduct several hundred s...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017