September 21, 2006 ISSUE
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COVER STORY
Never Say Normal
Just how monstrous of a cultural phenomenon was Karan Johar's epic divorce drama Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna? Not very, if you ask the New York Times.
Talkin' 'bout My Girl
The recent TV serial My Girl contains every cliche in the K-drama universe. For an American itching to catch the Korean Wave, that's not a bad thing at all.
Boys Don't Cry (or Shout): The Masseur questions rather than protests
Society often expects gay cinema to push buttons and politics. Brillante Mendoza's provocative debut, The Masseur (The Massahista), however, manages to push the envelope quietly with its emphasis on atmosphere, personal introspection, and realism.


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September 21, 2006


F I L M
 
He's Your Pusherman
Relevant and riveting, Rami Bahrani's Man Push Cart places contemporary American indie cinema just where it needs to be.
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C L I P S
 
September 21, 2006: News Bites
The Dalai Lama goes Hollywood, Survivor plays the race card, Asha Puthli gets crowned, Red Doors sees green, and Kim Yun-jin gets mad. All this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.
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F O R E I G N
 
September 21, 2006: News From Abroad
Disneyland Hong Kong turns one, BBC makes a Bollywood connection, Robbie Williams cancels Asian dates, and Chen lusts with caution. All this and more the latest edition of News From Abroad.
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