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Theatre History: November 2012

Stadium Nuts (1972)

They don’t make ’em like this anymore! Or do they? After a farcical adventure in Rookies Run Amok, a war parody by Les Charlots a.k.a. the “The Crazy Boys“, they come together to spend their vacation by camping near a village, which is preparing itself…

Awakenings (1990)

Awakenings, oozing with genuine emotions, surpasses being a pure medical drama and touches upon the power of everlasting human spirit, which still keeps this world running. Based on a book of true events in 1969 surrounding the brief awakenings of catatonic patients suffering from encephalitis, the film is a profoundly moving experience…

Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)

Philately is a dying hobby, practically extinct, in the current generation. While being a kid during the 80s, you’d have certainly sunk in the rage of collecting stamps and trading them among friends and other circles. Parents then always encouraged their kids to collect stamps because the younger generation could…

The China Syndrome (1979)

The China Syndrome, a horrifying take on nuclear meltdown and its repercussions, is an astoundingly gripping thriller that not only draws you into knowing the broader sense of the destruction but also educates you with the inside workings of a nuclear power plant and its operators who routinely shoulder an astronomical responsibility…

He Said, She Said (1991)

Romance and comedy, in essence, make a successful pair in cinema over the years unlike literature where a romantic tragedy is still largely glamorous. The reason could be due to the fact that the public at large view cinema as entertainment and literature as education. He Said, She Said, is an intriguing…