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The Alienist season 2 review: Angel of Darkness is an unpretentious whodunit done thrillingly well
Entertainment

The Alienist season 2 review: Angel of Darkness is an unpretentious whodunit done thrillingly well

New York City, 1897. Babies are being kidnapped, and turning up dead. Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning) is joined by her friends, the alienist Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Bruhl) and journalist John Moore (Luke Evans), in solving the grotesque crimes.

Victims of sexual assault within the home fight lonely battles; Netflix whodunit Raat Akeli Hai probes why
Entertainment

Victims of sexual assault within the home fight lonely battles; Netflix whodunit Raat Akeli Hai probes why

Radhika Apte's character in Raat Akeli Hai assumes that the sexual abuse she is subjected to is a one-off affair, only to discover that all the other women in the family, too, have suffered similar fates.

In Raat Akeli Hai, how Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Honey Trehan transcend the whodunit to critique patriarchy
Entertainment

In Raat Akeli Hai, how Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Honey Trehan transcend the whodunit to critique patriarchy

Director Honey Trehan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who plays a policeman in Raat Akeli Hai, talk about why the film is more than just a thriller

Knives Out movie review: Rian Johnson brings an Agatha Christie murder mystery party to Donald Trump’s America
Entertainment

Knives Out movie review: Rian Johnson brings an Agatha Christie murder mystery party to Donald Trump’s America

Knives Out is the kind of slick, star-studded murder mystery Hollywood has sadly forgotten how to make in its desire to remake and reboot existing properties.

The Miss India Murders: Read an excerpt from Gauri Sinh's whodunit, set in the world of beauty pageants
Life

The Miss India Murders: Read an excerpt from Gauri Sinh's whodunit, set in the world of beauty pageants

Read an excerpt from Gauri Sinh's The Miss India Murders, where a model is found dead on the ramp, moments after she has walked on it with much grace | #FirstCulture

Chiriyakhana: Satyajit Ray's take on detective Byomkesh Bakshi was possibly his worst film
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Chiriyakhana: Satyajit Ray's take on detective Byomkesh Bakshi was possibly his worst film

Chiriyakhana has earned the dubious reputation of being considered by Satyajit Ray himself as the weakest film in his own body of work.

Shehla murder: CBI may absolve 'Casanova' BJP MLA
India

Shehla murder: CBI may absolve 'Casanova' BJP MLA

The Shehla murder case appears to be veering towards sexual jealousy as the motive.

'Coup politics': Did a senior minister plant the spooky report?
Politics

'Coup politics': Did a senior minister plant the spooky report?

The Indian Express stands by its sensational report centred around government overreaction to unreported Army troop movements - and challenges allegations that it was planted by the government.

Are right-wing extremists gaining momentum in Europe?
World

Are right-wing extremists gaining momentum in Europe?

The suspected attacker has been identified as Anders Behring Breivik, a blond and blue-eyed Norwegian who expressed right-wing and anti-Muslim views on the Internet.

L.A. Noire - A "Killer" Game!
Reviews

L.A. Noire - A "Killer" Game!

A must buy for those who have a soft spot for whodunits and a penchant for painstaking detail.

The Osama killing: A classic whodunit
World

The Osama killing: A classic whodunit

The world's most wanted man was ultimately an easy target. The latest conspiracy theory that he was betrayed by an insider seems a likely one to us.