Shahrukh Summer: Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte Annotated

Thank you Emily for the suggestion! This is the perfect song to do a lazy Saturday when I don’t want to think that much.

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Saaho Review (SPOILERS): Why is Shraddha Bad at EVERYTHING???

Honestly, doesn’t matter if you read the spoilers or not. Might even help you enjoy the film more if you can follow the plot in advance. Although there is also something to be said for enjoying twists and seeing if you can guess them in advance of the reveal. If you like twists and stuff, read this review. If you get confused by twists and want the summary in advance so you can follow the plot, you can keep reading.

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Saaho Review (No Spoilers): An Unambitious Little Action Film with a MASSIVE BUDGET Shoved Inside

Well, that was ridiculous stupid fun! If you like explosions, love songs at famous tourist attractions, and lots of whistle worthy dialogues, this is for you. If you don’t…then what are you doing watching movies? Go off and read a book or something!

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Magical Thinking Post: Let Us All Combine Our Powers For These Very Small Wishes

I am a deep believer in the “God has a plan” theory and also the “Butterfly effect” theory. Meaning that I don’t like to make big wishes for fear they will come true and somehow mess with The Universe. But I think the following small wishes should be safe and not permenantly damage anything. Join me in combining our powers to Make Them So!

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Female Films Week: Movies To Start a Discussion about Women’s Issues

I like discussions! And maybe this post will start one, or maybe it will just give you a watching list the next time you want to sit down with your daughter or mother or sister or husband or friends and have a wide-ranging “no right answer” consideration of complex issues related to women.

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Female Films Week: Best Heroines Who Aren’t the Lead, But Are Still Interesting

Is that title clear? I’m so tired, but I really want to have this discussion because I think it is interesting. What are the movies with a female love interest who is more complex than your usual “pretty face, good girl” kind of heroine?

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Shahrukh Summer: Chemistry Test, Who Would We Cast Opposite Him in a Same-Sex Love Story?

Thank goodness for Shahrukh summer! I have had a weird bad day that started with a nightmare about brownies and Marie Curie, and ended with a boat in the middle of the road blocking my route home from work. So now I am going to do a silly silly post.

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Inshallah is Delayed Days-Weeks-Unscheduled Time Ahead of Filming

What a weird story! I don’t think there is any big secret scandal to be unearthed here (except for my personal and almost certainly inaccurate crazy theory), but it is interesting to discuss because there is so much history and backstory and at the same time, so much unknown.

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Recommendations Post: Happy Female Lead Films!

It came up in discussion that female lead films tend to be really dark. Which is true! But why should we watch a bunch of women be miserable and punished all the time? This is a post for us all to share recommendations for happy female lead films. And I’ll start with some of my favorites.

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Female Films Week: Veere Di Wedding, a Triumphal Happy Female Film

Reflects on Life was just talking about how usually “female films” means some depressing issue based movie and it is rare that they are simply movies with female leads. This is a movie with female leads, happy and rich and worrying about love affairs just like in male lead films. And I thought we deserved something happy after Neerja.

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