India

Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (stories via computer) and Generation Wealth (examining excess)

Also: a Buddhist tale of reincarnation, watching a chaotic childhood and gagging with the horrors of war

Spectacular scenes at Dunkirk, poignant fantasy in A Ghost Story and movie treasures found in Dawson City

Also Marion Cotillard goes sexy in her latest film and Sikh history is corrected in The Black Prince

Issue films at VIFF: the harm that blue jeans do, a woman fights a developer and Tony Blair cashes in

Also the future of energy and a tragic drama from India based on a Chekhov story

Suicide Squad for comic book fans and four other movies for more thoughtful viewers

In those four others you get young love, a remarkable story about autism, women in India pondering their rights and Werner Herzog pondering the internet

M. Night’s unremarkable Visit, Marlon Brando’s own story and shaky justice in an Indian Court

It’s a slow week at the movies but it’s brought two very good ones: Court and Listen to Me Marlon
Arunachalam Muruganantham is effecting real change for rural women in India.

'Menstrual Man' speaks on finding a simple solution to a global problem

School dropout Arunachalam Muruganantham is effecting real change for rural women in India and beyond.

'Taj Mahal Foxtrot' author riffs on Mumbai's forgotten jazz age

Naresh Fernandes speaks at the Indian Summer Festival July 18 about India's history of jazz.
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Mumbai artist maps out web of wire at VAG Offsite

Reena Saini Kallat leads off the Indian Summer Festival with her global tapestry installation, 'Woven Chronicle' on West Georgia Street.

Now screening: Entourage, Love & Mercy, Insidious

Hollywood excess, charting the Beach Boys and a scary Chapter 3 , plus two docs on daredevils and fractured families