Articles tagged aishwarya rai

Upon the untimely death of the Indian film director Rituparno Ghosh, PopMatters remembers his remarkable career as a director, screenwriter and activist.

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20 Aug 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Last Legion

The leaps of faith in The Last Legion are many, but once you've made one or two, Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai seems as likely a super-lethal fighter as Mr. Darcy.

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“Asian mom torches spouse!“Provoked (2006)

By offsetting Women in Cages-style throw-downs with Malcolm X-like uplift, it is simultaneously strange and familiar, inspiring and annoying.

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5 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bride & Prejudice (2004)

Lalita is daring independent whose education involves coming to terms with both her constraining heritage and her desire to fit in.

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11 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bride & Prejudice (2004)

In Bride & Prejudice, Lalita is at once the skeptic and the convert-to-be.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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