Monday Anjaam WatchAlong: Anyone Interested? And Morning or Afternoon?

Woot! 3 Day US Weekend! And WOOT!!!! Anjaam is on Netflix! It is like the PERFECT watchalong movie. So ridiculous, and also has SRK and Madhuri. Seems like we just have to do a bonus watchalong

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Mimi Inspired Post: Indian Movies About Non-Biological Parents

Mimi is the same movie as English Babu Desi Mem, which itself was a remake of Zamane Ko Dikhane Hai. Sure, the details are different, but the same question of “is the better parent the non-biological one who loves the child, or the rich biological one who can give the child a good life?” is the same. And it is a remarkably common question in Indian film!

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Mimi Review (No Spoilers): Nice Light Loving Movie, Surprisingly Little There-There

Well, now I see why so many of you said that I shouldn’t be afraid to watch this movie. It is very pleasant, very light, doesn’t really make you super feel anything. So if you want a real tearjerker deep version of a surrogate story, don’t watch this. But if you want a pleasant timepass that is unobjectionable, this is a nice one.

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BIG DCIB COMMUNITY NEWS! FilmiKudhi is Having a Baby!!!!

Ready to prove we are less of a “film blog” and more of a “group of very close and supportive friends who hang out online”? FilmiKudhi is having a baby!!!! A very very wanted and waited for baby, so we should be VERY HAPPY. Heck, I am very happy! This is great news! And she should name the baby SHAHRUKH!!! I failed to convince my sister to name my nephew after SRK, this might be my last chance.

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JLo and Ben Inspired Post: What Former Couple of Indian Film Do You Wish Would Get Back Together?

I just read a month and a half of People magazines, and my goodness are they excited about JLo and Ben! Which made me realize it’s not just in India that celebrity shifted in the early 2000s, it’s crazy that in America these two 50 year olds are still bigger stars than everyone who came after them. And also, years later reunions are a GREAT story and I want more of them.

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Thinky Post: Modern Celebrity and Mental Health and Eating Disorders a Little Bit Too

I just caught up on a month and a half of People magazines, and it gave me thinky thoughts! Most of these thoughts are courtesy of People, it really is a good morally responsible magazine. I know that sounds crazy, but no joke, they deal with mental health issues and gun violence and all kinds of things besides “Ben and JLo Together Again!”

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Saturday Small Talk on Sunday: Chat Away While I Try to Pack a Car!

Happy weekend! I missed posting yesterday because we had a family emergency, my Dad lost his glasses and I tracked down a one hour glasses place, did all the driving, etc. etc. It ended up being a fun outing, there was a bison farm down the road from the one hour glasses place so we went to look at bison for a bit. But it did kind of kill the day and leave me too tired to feel like blogging. Today, I need to pack up the car and start getting ready to leave (I’m not actually leaving until Wednesday, but I’m working Monday and Tuesday). But I am remembering to post because I start working!

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Bumbro Contest: Which Version is Your Favorite?

No particular reason for this post, the song was just going through my head. And I thought we should determine, once and for all, which is the best version. FYI, “Bumbro” is a Kashmiri folk song independent of the movie versions, it’s just two separate Kashmir-set films decided to remix it for their movies.

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