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Theatre History: February 2011

Exam (2009) – Review

Along the lines of 12 Angry Men, which is still inarguably the most superior of its kind, Exam is a gripping 90-minute venture that sets the ball rolling before you even blink. A powerful corporation. A lethal job. One room. Eight candidates. A blank question paper. A set of rules. And…

Not One Less (1999) – Review

If you want to travel right into the solitary classroom of a remote village in China and smell the chalk, If you want to realize the extremely high degree of comfort with which you have been provided education throughout your life, If you want to know that tattooing the arms, or embracing…

The Tourist (2010) – Review

Agreed that Depp and Jolie have had their success as action stars too in their versatile careers. But, had they come together in a movie, it should have been only for one reason – a steamy romantic thriller. The Tourist is neither romantic nor does it have the steam to move forward…

Stereotype

Ferocious fangs of indifferenceDelving into Tender flesh of despised loveKindling untoMomentuous pangs of conscience…

Yudham Sei – Review

Watch those feet on the ground. Fix your eyes upon it. Now move along as they take each step. What could the director possibly indicate through shots with such flavor? Realism.  Yudham Sei, directed by Mysskin, is not as realistic as an art feature. But that’s how it is…