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.Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2019
Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Have a Headache!
Happy Saturday! I have a headache and don’t feel like thinking. But you all can still have fun while I sit around and am lazy.Continue reading
TGIF/Shahrukh Summer: Shahrukh Versus The World
You ready for me to make your life VERY HARD? I’m going to do a series of match ups and, for at least one, you have to choose someone who is not Shahrukh.Continue reading
Shahrukh Summer: Brief “Hawayein” Analysis
This is a little treat for those of you who like this kind of thing, a deep intense consideration of a small moment of SRK screen time.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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!Continue reading
My Saaho Outfit
Do you want to see what I ended up deciding to wear to opening night of Saaho? Of course you do!Continue reading
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!Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Shahrukh Summer: Shahrukh Songs in Which He Gazes Longingly At the Heroine
I’m not messing around, I went to his full filmography and pulled out every song that evokes that “I desire you like oxygen but do not feel worthy to do more than gaze at you” feeling.Continue reading
Female Films Week: Ohm Shanti Oshaana, A Happy Grand Finale
I love this movie so so so so much. And so far as I can tell, everyone who has watched this movie has also loved it so so so so much. It’s just lovable!Continue reading
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?Continue reading
Female Films Week: Manmarziyaan, A Female Hero Who is Allowed to Make Mistakes
I really surprised myself with how much I liked this movie. And I think you should all give it a chance because you might have a pleasant surprise too!Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening to This Week?
Happy Wednesday! I am so glad I get a 3 day weekend this week, I just feel really draggy somehow and tired of work. Well, not “somehow”, my boss is off this week and last week and I have been picking up the slack. Blech.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Female Films Week: Anarkali of Aarah, the Only Thing to Fear is Fear Itself
What a satisfying movie! The heroine does everything I want her to do and her “punishment” for being outspoken is much less than I feared.Continue reading
Female Films Week: 22 Female Kottayam, Finally a Woman Fights Back
This movie is super satisfying to think about after all the depressing movies we have been talking about, and the ones that tried to make a sexual power relationship something romantic and nice instead of dangerous and unhealthy.Continue reading
Tiger-Hrithik Trailer: Well, I’m Disappointed!
Blech! This is not the movie I want it to be. Except in little parts. But large parts of it, blech!Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Female Films Week: Neerja! Prepare to Cry and Cry
This is a really really good movie. And also a really really sad movie. In a kind of gently hopeful way, but still very very sad.Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me Saaho Week?
Happy Monday! I am back at work, the dog is worn out, and all my laundry is done. A successful weekend!Continue reading
Silly Sunday/Shahrukh Summer: Count of Monte Cristo Part 2
Indulge me, I like this plot. And I know at least one or two of you are reading it. The rest of you can just ignore it and let us be happy. Oh, and here’s part 1.Continue reading
Female Films Week: Kahaani 2, Not as Good a Story
Huh. Well, I watched it, and I’m glad I did so now I can stop wondering about it. But really, it wasn’t as good as I expected.Continue reading