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A customer flips through the menu at The Big Chill Cafe at Khan Market.(Kabir Singh Bhandari)

Horror, the Parsi vibe and 1950s America: The culture of Big Chill, Sodabottle Openerwala and American Diner

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 03:22 PM IST
Whenever we go to a restaurant, it’s not only the food which draws us there, but the entire atmosphere.
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)
Indian deportees in the Panama forest.(HT PHOTO)

‘American dream’ shattered, horror of heavy debt haunts Indians deported from Mexico

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Avtar singh, Sangrur:
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Deep said he saw three people die before his eyes, in the Panama forests and many comrades, of his group of 23, fall ill
Samara Weaving makes for a compelling lead in a movie that’s bonkers, hilarious and makes for searing social commentary. Andie MacDowell and Henry Czerny, as her unhinged parents-in-law, are standouts too.
Samara Weaving makes for a compelling lead in a movie that’s bonkers, hilarious and makes for searing social commentary. Andie MacDowell and Henry Czerny, as her unhinged parents-in-law, are standouts too.

Ready Or Not is a classic horror comedy. Don’t miss it, says Rashid Irani

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:10 PM IST
A young bride is told she must participate in a traditional ritual in order to be accepted into her wealthy new family. The ritual, it turns out, is a lethal game of survival.
Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise has returned to haunt the kids from the first film, who are now all grown up. Their adult lives are nicely detailed, but the horror bits — and that’s most of the film — are dreadful rather than dread-inducing
Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise has returned to haunt the kids from the first film, who are now all grown up. Their adult lives are nicely detailed, but the horror bits — and that’s most of the film — are dreadful rather than dread-inducing

Hopefully this is IT: Rashid Irani reviews ...Chapter Two

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2019 03:50 PM IST
The horror sequel based on Stephen King’s book is more gory than part one, and not half as good.
In this photo provided by Hurricane Fall, responders treat a passenger on an Air Canada flight to Australia that was diverted and landed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Thursday, July 11, 2019. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered "un-forecasted and sudden turbulence," about two hours past Hawaii when the plane diverted to Honolulu, Air Canada spokeswoman Angela Mah said in a statement. (Tim Tricky/Hurricane Fall via AP)
In this photo provided by Hurricane Fall, responders treat a passenger on an Air Canada flight to Australia that was diverted and landed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Thursday, July 11, 2019. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered "un-forecasted and sudden turbulence," about two hours past Hawaii when the plane diverted to Honolulu, Air Canada spokeswoman Angela Mah said in a statement. (Tim Tricky/Hurricane Fall via AP)

‘People went flying’: Passenger recalls horror on board Air Canada flight

Montreal | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Flight AC33 from Vancouver to Sydney hit trouble around two hours beyond Hawaii and diverted back to the US island chain’s capital Honolulu, the company said in a statement.
The demonic doll gets out of its glass case in the basement and all hell breaks loose for a demonologist couple, their daughter and her friends.
The demonic doll gets out of its glass case in the basement and all hell breaks loose for a demonologist couple, their daughter and her friends.

Oh, the horror: Rashid Irani reviews Annabelle Comes Home

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2019 06:51 PM IST
Expect dialogue so stilted, and effects so tacky, that the only scary thing will be the prospect of sitting through the rest of the fiasco as it unfolds.
In the shower scene from the film Psycho, Marion Crane (played by Janet Leigh) screams in terror as Norman Bates tears open her shower curtain.(Getty Images)
In the shower scene from the film Psycho, Marion Crane (played by Janet Leigh) screams in terror as Norman Bates tears open her shower curtain.(Getty Images)

Horror in the shower

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 07:38 AM IST
Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho hit screens on June 16, 1960 and ever since, fear and horror have entered the nondescript washroom.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Rape in cab: 2 days on, Mohali call centre employee recalls two hours of horror

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 10:42 PM IST
The victim, who is from Himachal Pradesh and resides and works in Mohali, said the accused offered to give her a lift around 9:20am and she managed to escape around 11:15am on Monday.
The death toll in the massacre is still disputed.(HT ARCHIVE)
The death toll in the massacre is still disputed.(HT ARCHIVE)

A searing memory of horror lingers for Jallianwalla Bagh massacre victims’ families

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 09:45 AM IST
A hundred years later, the massacre still remains a searing memory for families of the victims who heard about it from survivors and relayed the narrative to subsequent generations.
Muzaffarpur , India - Dec. 13, 2018: Laborers demolishing top floor of Muzaffarpur shelter home after sexual abuse case in Muzaffarpur District in Bihar , India, on Thursday, December 13, 2018. (Hindustan Times Photo)(HT Photo)
Muzaffarpur , India - Dec. 13, 2018: Laborers demolishing top floor of Muzaffarpur shelter home after sexual abuse case in Muzaffarpur District in Bihar , India, on Thursday, December 13, 2018. (Hindustan Times Photo)(HT Photo)

Demolition of Muzaffarpur’s house of horror begins, set to take a month

Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 07:59 AM IST
Following the Supreme Court’s refusal to stay the demolition, a team of officials supervised the demolition operation on Thursday, even as workers knocked down the two upper floors with hammers.
The deceased has been identified as Nilesh Bhimaji Kamble, 39, resident of Sathe vasti,  Wadgaon Sheri.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ HT representational photo)
The deceased has been identified as Nilesh Bhimaji Kamble, 39, resident of Sathe vasti,  Wadgaon Sheri.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ HT representational photo)

Horror @ Pune: Drunk dad drops dead, mother and kids burn body outside house

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 03:48 PM IST
The wife, Vidya Nilesh Kamble, 35, was out shopping on Tuesday night when her husband came home drunk and demanded food. When the daughter refused to comply he started hitting the two children, according to police sub inspector S Saste of Lonikand police station, Pune rural police. 
26/11 - Mumbai Under Terror Attack - Firing - Fire at Taj Hotel - Fire brigade officers fighting with fire at Taj hotel.(Hindustan Times)
26/11 - Mumbai Under Terror Attack - Firing - Fire at Taj Hotel - Fire brigade officers fighting with fire at Taj hotel.(Hindustan Times)

Ex-BSP MP recalls horror of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 12:44 PM IST
Prasad says he was on the second floor of the hotel and had witnessed the gunfight between security forces and terrorists from close quarters.
The house had been sealed by the police after 11 members of the Bhatia family were found dead on June 1.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)
The house had been sealed by the police after 11 members of the Bhatia family were found dead on June 1.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

Burari ‘horror’ house: Kin take possession, live for 3 days

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 03:09 PM IST
Eleven members of the Bhatia family were found dead in the Burari house on June 1. Police probe concluded that the family was performing a ritual that went wrong, leading to their deaths.
(HT File)
(HT File)

2015 Kotkapura firing: Women recall tales of horror before SIT

Hindustan Times, Kotkapura | By HT Correspondent, Kotkapura
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 10:14 AM IST
“All 40 of us were cramped in a small room of the police station for over 24 hours. Finally, on intervention of Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, we were freed on October 16,” a woman recalled.
The actor is playing a witch hunter in her new Star Plus supernatural show Nazar.(Dheeraj Dhawan/HT Photo)
The actor is playing a witch hunter in her new Star Plus supernatural show Nazar.(Dheeraj Dhawan/HT Photo)

Bored with Saas-Bahu, its horror that excites Smita

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Deep Saxena
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2018 02:21 PM IST
Balika Vadhu actor Smita Bansal, who started acting on TV shows in late 90s, says the medium has changed completely.
Each of the films listed here is magnificent.
Each of the films listed here is magnificent.

Weekend Binge: Like Hereditary, 10 films audiences hate, but the critics adore

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 08:33 AM IST
Do professional reviewers’ views reflect the audiences’? Are critics behind the times? Is the profession itself under threat of becoming obsolete?
Toni Collette is astonishing as the unhinged parent. She elevates the nuanced narrative into a league of its own.
Toni Collette is astonishing as the unhinged parent. She elevates the nuanced narrative into a league of its own.

Enter the heart of darkness: Review of Hereditary by Rashid Irani

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2018 04:08 PM IST
Prepare for an emotionally wrenching tale of love, loss and families torn apart.
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