STREAMING ALERT! HOTSTAR LIBRARY IS ON HULU!

WOO-HOO!!!! The Hotstar library is on Hulu! In a really weird hidden sort of way, but I shall show you how to do it!

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Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Work on BOATS!

Happy Saturday! Today is the day we take the sailboat out of the lake!!! Which involves a lot of confusion and complaining at each other, and then a nice relaxing relief feeling once it is done. Basically the same as any hard collective family task. Like putting up a Christmas tree.

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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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