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'Tanu Weds Manu:' The ultimate nice guy loser movie
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'Tanu Weds Manu:' The ultimate nice guy loser movie

Bollywood can turn even a typical rom-com into an exercise in emotional absurdity
Heroin cough syrup and the museum of drug addiction
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Heroin cough syrup and the museum of drug addiction

The Hall of Opium in Chiang Rai brings to life the effects, good and bad, of the poppy flower through history
4 worst Hindi movies of the month
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4 worst Hindi movies of the month

The Vigil Idiot rounds up and reviews February's worst movies -- "United Six," "Patiala House," "I Am Number Four," and "Saat Khoon Maaf"
'Patiala House:' A cricket film with no point and lots of silly
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'Patiala House:' A cricket film with no point and lots of silly

The first of our comic strip movie reviews from The Vigil Idiot knocks Nikhil Advani's "Patiala House" for six
12 reasons to visit Tokyo in 2011
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12 reasons to visit Tokyo in 2011

Ultra-green cars, video game booth babes and the world's newest gigantic supertower: So, how come you haven't booked a flight yet?
Gallery: The cutest cats in Taiwan

Gallery: The cutest cats in Taiwan

Stray cats are turning a defunct Taiwanese mining town into a tourist attraction
In pictures: Remembering Hong Kong's oldest tofu man

In pictures: Remembering Hong Kong's oldest tofu man

One migrant made his living cooking tofu at his Hong Kong soybean farm until his last days
Video: Hong Kong's ultimate umbrella man
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Video: Hong Kong's ultimate umbrella man

Mr Ho, once a record-holding umbrella maker, can fix any umbrella