Friday/Saturday WatchAlong: Dips and Rahman Week! XXX Return of Xander Cage, Tamasha, 99 Songs, Mersal, what else?

It’s Deepika/AR Rahman week! So many movie options! And of course, their one collaboration, “Tamasha”.

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2021 Awards: Movie List! In DCIB World, These Are Our Choices

OTT releases, movies in theaters only some of us saw, it’s all confusing. I’m gonna try to limit it down to the movies that mattered to DCIB world. Let me know if there is something I am missing from the list that you think should be included. I’m looking for movies that a fair number of DCIB people have seen so we can judge them. Oh, and tell me if there is something I should remove because no one really watched it.

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Happy 2022!!!!! Here Are All My Hindi Movie Wishes For Next Year! Which Ones Do You Share?

Happy Sunday! I spent yesterday at my parents, watched Happy New Year with y’all, took a nap, then went on a driving adventure to look at Christmas decorations, then came home and had more naps and talked and watched a little TV and went to bed. It was nice! And now I’m ready to think about 2022

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Atrangi Re Review (No Spoilers): An Unapologetically Romantic Little Romance

This is such a delightful throwback! No big social statements, at least none that are underlined and highlighted, no misunderstandings or stupid complications, no real “villain” even for most of the plot. It’s just about two people being in love and figuring things out. And yes, it is sort of weird and surreal in the way it does it, but at the same time it is the most grounded romance film I have seen in a long time. Oh, and it uses Akshay perfectly, and makes me respect him as an actor for taking this small but difficult role.

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Tuesday Random WatchAlong: Watch a New Movie With Me! Atrangi Re, Sooryavanshi, Bunty Aur Babli 2, or Minnal Murali?

Well, my co-workers, who I am supposed to be supervising/bossing, have decided that I should have Tuesday off and sent me home. I feel I may not have the Fear and Power I should have over my staff. Anyway, let’s watch a movie! Since apparently I’m not allowed to work!

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Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Watching and Reading and Thinking and Listening to CHRISTMAS WEEK????

Happy Wednesday! Just today and tomorrow and then it is Christmas! And my parents will be here, and they can clean my bathroom, because I don’t want to! And also, put their own sheets on their bed. I’m so tired. Making the end of the fiscal year the same time as Christmas is a TERRIBLE idea.

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Brain Melt Post: One Sentence Plot Ideas for Indian Film Christmas Movies

I have had a very stressful work day, Christmas is on a Saturday which means I get literally no days off work, and I still have to walk the dog and go pick up more presents. The only thing that is getting me through is the promise of watching A Castle For Christmas with my friend as a fun evening treat. In that state of mind, let us come up with the most ludicrous possible Christmas movie plots!

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