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  • American Sniper Turns Terminator?

    “How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.”
  • Repeat Business

    Nothing succeeds like success, and nowhere is that truer than in our film business, where every Friday sees reputations being built and demolished.
  • Young At Heart… Of The Slump

    At CinemaCon 2015, the annual convention of North American theatre owners which yours truly had the opportunity to attend recently, the main topic of concern and discussion was the decline in movie go
  • Back To Basics

    Enough moping around!
  • Letting Demand Dictate V/s Dictating Demand

    The Maharashtra government set the cat amongst the pigeons when it recently announced its intention to make it mandatory for multiplexes in the state to screen Marathi films during the so-called ‘prim
  • Anatomy Of A Downturn

    In our edit note last week (No Quarter Given, issue dated April 4, 2015), we had taken a look at how collections in the first quarter of 2015 stacked up against the corresponding quarter in the last f
  • No Quarter Given

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), which is the apex regulator of the securities markets in India, makes it mandatory for all listed companies to publish their quarterly results within
  • An Honour Overdue

    The week that went by brought the fabulous news that Mr Shashi Kapoor had been conferred the prestigious Dadasheb Phalke Award for 2014.
  • Foreign Exchange

    It is a perennial debate, and one which becomes even more relevant when times are tough, as they indeed are now: are ticket prices in our country too high and contributing to the slump we are witnessi
  • Ache In India

    One of the most striking transformations that we have witnessed under the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is in the quality, tone and attractiveness of the communication and presentation of official

    It has been noticed that despite the country/ times having changed, certain words are still not deleted from the authorities’ mindsets and lexicon. The details of such words are given below.
  • ATTN: Mr FM – Reminder 1

    In a few days from now, on February 28, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget to the Indian Parliament.