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A Thousand and One NOs

BY Intern Kerishma in TV

Like many Indian-Americans, I grew up watching Bollywood movies. I would sometimes try to get my non-Desi friends to watch the glitzy, musical-number laden films, to mixed responses. But I was overjoyed when the films that were so near and dear to my heart caught the American public’s attention – with the Academy Award nomination for the epic Lagaan (English: Land Tax) in 2001, and the “Jai Ho” fervor in the wake of Slumdog Millionaire. Read More

It's a Mad World

BY Intern Kerishma in TV

Restock your liquor cabinets and bust out your favorite bouffant hairdo, because Mad Men returns to TV on March 25! AMC’s mega hit has been in off-season for over a year, and the wait for season 5 has been unbearable. Read More
  Sherlock Holmes was only half right when he fondly proclaimed, “Good old Watson. You are the one fixed point in a changing age.” We are indeed in a changing age, Holmes, but “good old Watson” is changing right along with it. From Basil Rathbone’s iconic 14-film series and the Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law blockbusters to popular television shows House and BBC’s Sherlock, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s chronicles of the mystery-solving duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Read More
  Hold the tea and scones! Fans of the great British comedian Jennifer Saunders (who's featured in Bust in the past) will be devastated to hear that her Tv show Clatterford has been cancelled by the BBC. The series - which is called Jam and Jerusalem in the UK, and was screened on BBC America - tells the tale of a group of women in rural south west England, who are members of the Women's Guild. The Women's Institute is an icon of British life, and whilst it's become newly fashionable, the highs and lows of the jumble sale or local history lectures provided rich pickings for Saunders. Read More
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