About mredlich21

Author of book Don't Call It Bollywood, Indian film obsessive, recently graduated Masters student in film studies, person who bores everyone in her real life with her out there theories and thinking on any and all pop culture topics

Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me on Sid and Kiara’s Wedding Week????

Happy Monday!!! And thank you Filmikudhi for sending me messages to make sure I know about Sid and Kiara’s wedding. So nice for them!

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Weekend WatchAlong: What Day, What Time, What SRK Movie?

Naina, a new commentator, is SRK obsessed and unable to make our usual watchalong times. And I know there are others who like to join but can’t at the usual times. So just to shake things up, let me know if you can/want to join, if Saturday or Sunday works better for you, and approximately what time (midday, morning, afterning, evening) Chicago time works for you.

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Inspired By Pathaan, Female Lead Spy Film for YRF Spy Universe! Aditya Chopra, Feel Free to Steal My Ideas!!!!

If YRF is going to do this whole “spy universe” thing, then they had BETTER give the women their own spin off! Katrina in the Tiger films and Dips in Pathaan both have really interesting strong characters, and great action moments, they can absolutely handle their own movie.

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Pathaan Review (SPOILERS!): An Elderly Humanist Action Hero Who is Also Sexy!

I’m gonna spoil this movie, but you can’t really spoil it. It’s all about the crazy action moments and sexy chemistry and stuff. You may actually WANT to spoil yourself, so you can relax about any perceived jingoistic plot twists, and how the romance happens, and those stressful things.

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Pathaan Quickie Review: Counting It Down By the Numbers!

I’ll right a slightly longer review in a minute, and then a much longer review with spoilers, and then possibly a much MUCH longer review with scene by scenes (but maybe not, it’s not really that kind of movie). But for now, having just gotten home, I want to simply give the broad strokes of the experience by the numbers.

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Pathaan Week SRK Brackets Post! Which SRK is the Most Manly SRK???

Seems appropriate, right? All the Pathaan promotions are leaning heavily on the “older, experienced, confident” sort of SRK persona. So let’s figure out which of his roles in the past was the MOST adult man and not a boy kind of role. What a nice way to count down the hours until Pathaan release!

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Best of 2022 Awards Grand Finale: Best Angie Review!!!!!

While I have been slowing down on movie watching and reviewing this year, Angie has been picking up! So we absolutely need to read through her reviews from the comments section and pick the best. This is not a comprehensive list, it’s just the ones that tickled me while reading through the archives.

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Discussion Post! Most Grown Up Man-like Hindi Film Heroes! The Opposite of the Tortured Manboy Heroes!

Genevieve registered a complaint that Harsh in Tara vs Bilal played yet another manboy can’t talk about his feelings type of guy. Which made me think we should pull out and appreciate the alternative type of heroes! The ones who just handle things and do things without making a fuss about it.

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