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March 28, 2002
  Traditional wedding meets modern IndiaPDF files may take a moment to load

Ever get the urge to get in touch with your Indian side? Monsoon Wedding, will allow you to do just that. Directed by Mira Nair, whose credits include the acclaimed Salaam Bombay and Kama Sutra, the movie is a fantastic story about a contemporary Indian wedding celebration. The bride-to-be is having an affair, her mother is a closet-smoker, her brother has feminine afflictions, her father is having a nervous breakdown and the wedding coordinator eats marigolds.

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March 21, 2002
  Learning lessons from teen-sex filmsPDF files may take a moment to load

The notorious National Lampoon series has given us some good films, some bad ones and certainly some classics. To add to their list of hits like Animal House and the Grizzwald Vacation movies-or misses as some would say-comes Van Wilder.The movie pleads its case quite successfully in the overpopulated teen-sex comedy era which we seem to be experiencing lately.

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March 14, 2002
  Viruses and monsters actually pay offPDF files may take a moment to load

Death and taxes were once sure things. Death has now been ruled out.

A technological thriller dabbling in the genres of both action and horror, Resident Evil is a unique twist on the status quo of cinema. Four years in the making, it's an edge-of-your-seat ride with amazing images and heart stopping special effects.

The multi-million dollar Um-

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March 14, 2002
  Time Machine lost in space-time continuumPDF files may take a moment to load

It's strange that when watching The Time Machine, one can suspend the obvious disbelief and still get distracted by minor details. In hindsight, it's not surprising as even director Simon Wells-the great grandson of writer H.G. Wells-ignores the more intriguing themes and questions of time travel.

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February 28, 2002
  Escape and friendship in BosniaPDF files may take a moment to load

In any given war, there are many dangerous places. The front lines are never fun, but the mine-strewn, trench-riddled area between them is even worse. In No Man's Land, that's exactly where Bosnian soldier Chiki finds himself. His fellow soldiers dead around him, he finds himself trapped in a trench in no man's land.

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February 28, 2002
  A 40 day-long cold showerPDF files may take a moment to load

Imagine this: a good looking man, single and running at the peak of his sexual capacity decides to make a vow: no sex for 40 days. Sound crazy? It is.

In 40 Days and 40 Nights, handsome Matt Sullivan, played by Josh Hartnett, suffers after his last relationship ended in emotional disaster. He compensates by rejecting commitment and sleeping with a lot of women.

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February 14, 2002
  Life and racism in World War IIPDF files may take a moment to load

The TV spots and posters for Hart's War make you expect a Die Hard set in World War II, with Bruce Willis in the leading role, a lot of explosions, shootings, dead bad guys and the brave survival of the hero. And yes, the hero survives-but it's not Willis, and Willis is not Lieutenant Tom Hart.

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February 07, 2002
  Full of negatives, in slow motionPDF files may take a moment to load

Usually, when a movie reviewer recommends a movie, it's because the movie is good. However, with Brotherhood of the Wolf, it's the opposite.

Brotherhood is so bad, it's good. Never have I been so disappointed in the effects, suspense and plot of a film and been so thoroughly entertained.

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