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Saree for international events – Deepika

MUMBAI (Chemicals Confidential)–Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has been a stunning advocate of the saree as appropriate garb at international events, thereby echoing the sentiments of the Blog’s own colleagues, I read in the Cannes coverage in the Bombay Times section of the Sunday Times of India on 16 May, which was hung on my hotel […]

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A Town Called Panic – a movie comedy of plastics

“A Town Called Panic” (Panique au village), a Belgian comedy movie about plastic toys, previewed at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. The review in Hollywoodreporter.com says that it is “absolutely brilliant:”   The main characters are Cowboy, Indian, and Horse, who improbably live together in a town called Panic. They are plastic toys, twisted […]

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Acrylic 3D specs headline at Cannes Film Festival

Acrylic 3D specs were the must-have accessory as the Cannes Film Festival kicked off with Disney’s animated film Up on Wednesday night.   As filmgoers at cinema’s biggest and glitziest gathering ditched their designer shades, it’s likely that they gave not a moment’s thought to the petrochemical material in their plastic anaglyph glasses, which were there to […]

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