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Best Films of 2013: The Bollywood Version

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was 2013 in Bollywood. After a promising 2012, with films like Kahani, Barfi, Vicky Donor, and Gangs of Wasseypur, 2013 was a bit of a letdown, especially

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Best Films of 2013: The Bollywood Version

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was 2013 in Bollywood. After a promising 2012, with films like Kahani, Barfi, Vicky Donor, and Gangs of Wasseypur, 2013 was a bit of a letdown, especially

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The Best Films of 2013

Take any introductory novel writing, screen writing or play writing class and the professor will review the basics of plot structure – introduction, conflict, climax, and resolution. We are now so familiar with this way of telling a story that

Inside-Llewyn-Davis

The Best Films of 2013

Take any introductory novel writing, screen writing or play writing class and the professor will review the basics of plot structure – introduction, conflict, climax, and resolution. We are now so familiar with this way of telling a story that

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Road to Nowhere: The Highway Review

The first ten minutes of Imtiaz Ali’s Highway highlight its unconventionality, its separateness from Ali’s other depictions of road trips. The young daughter of a wealthy Delhi businessman is kidnapped by a group of thugs and then transported mostly around

highway

Road to Nowhere: The Highway Review

The first ten minutes of Imtiaz Ali’s Highway highlight its unconventionality, its separateness from Ali’s other depictions of road trips. The young daughter of a wealthy Delhi businessman is kidnapped by a group of thugs and then transported mostly around

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Oscar Predictions and Picks

The Oscars every year are a mixed bag of predictability and surprises, and only an oracle can foretell whether the Academy will choose to play it safe or not. However, because the Oscars mark the grand finale of award shows,

oscaryay

Oscar Predictions and Picks

The Oscars every year are a mixed bag of predictability and surprises, and only an oracle can foretell whether the Academy will choose to play it safe or not. However, because the Oscars mark the grand finale of award shows,

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The Real Oscar Battle: The Category with the Best Films that No One Knows About

There is a lot of suspense around the Oscars this year. The Academy Awards, historically known for being so utterly predictable that most viewers watch only for a viewing of Angelina Jolie’s toned leg or a drunken appearance by Jack

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The Real Oscar Battle: The Category with the Best Films that No One Knows About

There is a lot of suspense around the Oscars this year. The Academy Awards, historically known for being so utterly predictable that most viewers watch only for a viewing of Angelina Jolie’s toned leg or a drunken appearance by Jack

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Date a Guy who Doesn’t Read

A piece inspired by this viral post. Date a guy who doesn’t read. Meet him through friends who have everything you want – a defined career, a house, a husband – stability. Confuse his arrogance for self-confidence and let him

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Date a Guy who Doesn’t Read

A piece inspired by this viral post. Date a guy who doesn’t read. Meet him through friends who have everything you want – a defined career, a house, a husband – stability. Confuse his arrogance for self-confidence and let him

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What We Become

I recently watched the documentary Bully by Lee Hirsh and found myself not crying at many of the intentionally gut-wrenching moments. That was surprising to me, for I tear up during commercials that feature dogs. I finally did cry and

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What We Become

I recently watched the documentary Bully by Lee Hirsh and found myself not crying at many of the intentionally gut-wrenching moments. That was surprising to me, for I tear up during commercials that feature dogs. I finally did cry and