Don’t forget! VERY IMPORTANT! Only proper way to start 2021.Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2020
Discussion Post: Manageable Resolutions for 2021
More prep work for New Years! We’ve got our wishes more or less worked out, but what will be our resolutions?Continue reading
Discussion Post: What Are Your New Years Traditions/Superstitions?
Happy New Years Eve! I work until noon, and then I am off until Monday! Woo-hoo!!!! Party party board games and jigsaw puzzles!Continue reading
2021 Jodi Wishes: Swara-Sonam, Tiger-Hrithik, Varun-Sid?
Get ready to really struggle! I’m gonna make this a hard and fast “you can only pick one” just to see which comes to the top.Continue reading
2021 Baby Wishes: Deepika, Sonam, Sid M, Varun
Happy 2021 wishes! BABIES!!!!! I’m just wildly loading these folks up with children. I’m gonna assume they all want babies of course, if they don’t then the universe can ignore me. But assuming they do want kids, then I want them to have kids, and then I want lots and lots and lots of cute instagram posts.Continue reading
2021 Wish List: Who Do you Want to Surprise Us All With a Super Sexy Role? SRK, Rajkummar, Bhumi, Dimple?
A selfish wish! For us, the audience! Who is it that you have always thought could be really REALLY sexy if they were given the right role? And who do you wish would get that role in 2021?Continue reading
2021 Wish List: Who Do You Want to Go to a Desert Island? Kangana, Ranbir, Priyanka, Other?
I wasn’t going to do a mean wish, but then your comments helped guide me to how this can be a NOT mean wish.Continue reading
2021 Wedding Wishes: Katrina or Varun Dhawan or Arjun K., Who is Your Fondest Wish?
More 2021 wish lists! Who do we most want to get married next year?Continue reading
2021 Wish List: What Break-Up Do You Most Want in 2021?
This sounds dark, but it comes from a place of love. Some couples just should not be together! They will blossom and be happier apart.Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening To This Week?
Happy Wednesday! Last full day of work this week, WOO-HOO! And then I have a day and a half off to….hang out with my parents and play board games? That actually sounds really nice.Continue reading
2021 Wish List: What Gossip Story Do You Most Wish For Next Year?
It’s time to finalize our 2021 wishes! So we can write them down and burn them up at midnight on the 1st, or whatever ritual you want to do. I’m gonna have a series of more specific posts up over the next day or so, but I want to start us off with a big anything goes kind of brainstorming.Continue reading
Hindi Film 101: Seven Behind the Scenes Films to Watch to Learn About the Hindi Film Industry
Just watched AK vs AK, loved it!!! And it made me think about all the other behind the scenes Hindi films that really greyed the line between fact and fiction, and gave you something close to a glimpse of the real industry.Continue reading
AK VS AK Review (SPOILERS): I Made Notes! Every Reference Explained and Analyzed!
This is such a brilliant movie, and the more you know about it, the more you see how brilliant it is. Luckily, I just took a couple headache pills and the caffeine is going to keep me up all night, so I can tell you how brilliant it is!Continue reading
AK Vs AK Review (No Spoilers): Day-um (sp?) Motwane!!! How You Keep Topping Yourself????
Such a brilliant movie!!!! SUCH A BRILLIANT MOVIE!!!!! One of those where I paused five minutes in so I could start taking notes. I will be doing a full Annotated post later. But this is just sort of an intro to the Motwane career and a sense of the film so you can decide if you want to see it.Continue reading
Important Question! Which Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly Movie Would You Remake in Hindi?
Niki just asked me a question on this morning’s post, what do I want to see Varun and David Dhawan remake next? And I realized I want them to remake a Fred Astaire farce. Which brings up the question, what Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire movie do you want to see remade?Continue reading
Which Shirtless Salman Photo Makes You Smile Most?
Salman said we aren’t supposed to celebrate his birthday this year, so this isn’t a birthday post necessarily. This is just a bunch of photos for no particular reason.Continue reading
Friday WatchAlong: We Are Watching Happy New Year!!!! 3pm Friday, There is No Other Option!!!
Just gonna give you a long in advance heads up, we WILL be watching Happy New Year on New Year’s day. There is no other possibility. If there is one sure thing in the world, it is that we are watching Happy New Year this Friday.Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me THE LAST WEEK OF 2020!
Happy Monday! Back to normal life for 3 days, then holiday again, and then depressing nothing for simply AGES. February is the shortest month, but always feels longest.Continue reading
Coolie No. 1 Review (SPOILERS): Silly, Happy, Farce in Which the Only Real Thing is Love
I betcha that people are going to call this movie not-feminist. Because it stars Varun Dhawan and has songs and bright colors, and therefore must be misogynist. Only darkly lit serious movies can be feminist, you know? But what I enjoyed most about this movie is the way it never made me cringe. The female characters were just people. Not saying it’s a great movie, but really, there’s nothing wrong with it! It’s fun!Continue reading
Coolie No. 1 Review (No Spoilers): A Perfectly Harmless Movie
Well, that was a nice film! Entertaining, silly, a few slightly surprising twists, and a charming central couple. And an overall fun 90s Masala kind of feel to it, bright colors and silly non-diegetic songs and all of that.Continue reading
Congratulations Emily!!!!! Christmas GiveAway Week 7!!!
Second to last one! Or last one? I can’t remember. Let’s say second to last! We’ll do one more winner for New Year’s. Oh, and MARIA! DON’T LOOK IF YOU WANT TO BE SURPRISED! YOUR CARD IS IN THE MAIL!Continue reading
DCIB Doggies at Christmas, a Photo Essay
What joy for us all! Filmikudhi and Maria both sent me dog photos. Because what is Christmas, if not taking cute photos of confused doggies?Continue reading
Friday WatchAlong on Saturday! Coolie No.1 at 3pm Chicago Time, Right Here!!!
Wooo! A NEW movie! New to all of us! So we will all be equally lost. I’m excited!Continue reading
Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away As We Prepare for COOLIE NO.1 WATCHALONG AT 3PM!!!!!
Happy Saturday! I’ve got sweatpants on, I’ve got leftover cake to eat, I’ve written all my thank you notes, it’s a post-Christmas fun zone! And at 3pm today, I get to watch Coolie No.1 with y’all which is the BEST GIFT OF ALL.Continue reading
Merry End of Christmas!!! How Are You Feeling?
So, Christmas is over! Well, paused temporarily. At my house, we had the big Christmas dinner, and now my parents are cleaning up (because I cooked), and I am writing thisContinue reading