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  • Piracy Posers

    With a sickening frequency that seems to have inured us into believing that it is virtually inevitable, unreleased films are being made available for illicit and free consumption on pirate websites an
  • Wrestle Mania

    We head to press celebrating the astounding first week collections of Sultan.
  • Troll Tax

    Franklin D Roosevelt is widely regarded as one of the greatest-ever Presidents of the United States, having led the country out of the Great Depression of the early 1930s as also to victory over Nazi
  • A Lacklustre First Half

    With half the year behind us, now is as good a time as any to take stock of how 2016 is shaping up at the box office. Subjectively speaking, the general sense one gets is that of a lacklustre year so
  • Spoilt For Choice

    If you are planning on going to the movies this week – and we hope you are! – you certainly have plenty of options to choose from.
  • Running To Stand Still

    A persistent trend that we have periodically revisited on these pages is that of the increasing competition Hindi films face at the box office from Hollywood imports.
  • Fly In The Ointment

    As we head to press, the fate of what shape we will see Udta Punjab in – if it were to stick to its scheduled release date of June 17 – hangs in the balance.
  • Fast & Furious Versus Slow & Steady

    “This match has gone down to the wire”, “That’s racing to the fence like a tracer bullet”, “You can cut the tension with a knife”… with cricket being played virtually daily on our television screens,
  • Slouching Tiger, Galloping Dragon

    In a recent edit note (Parallel Universe, issue dated April 23, 2016), we had presented the highlights of the Theatrical Market Statistics Report for 2015 released by the Motion Picture Association of
  • Great Recommendations, But…

    The Shyam Benegal-headed committee, entrusted with the crucial task of suggesting recommendations for restructuring film censorship in India, has submitted a partial report to Union Minister of Inform
  • The Jungle Book Of Records

    The big (make that HUGE!) news from the month that went by is that of the astounding collections clocked by The Jungle Book.
  • Screening Room – Doom Or Boom?

    CinemaCon, the annual convention of the North American Theatres Association (NATO) in Las Vegas that yours truly had the occasion to attend, had much to offer this year – the star power of folks such