Talent of the 2010s, Female Edition, Sonam to Sara

I already did this for the boys, but can the girls be far behind? And yes, “girls”. Most of these actresses started out before they were 20 and in my book that means you are still a kid.

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Hindi Film 101/2010s, the Decade Rap Arrived in Hindi Film

This is fun, these random decade round up posts as stuff occurs to me. It’s slow days anyway as we all prepare for New Years Eve (and, of course, the New Years Day tweetalong!), so I might as well put up random stuff. Oh, and forgive me if I mix up “rap” and “hip-hop”, Reflects on Life explained the difference to me months ago and I mostly understand it, but when we get into trying to use them as verbs and adjectives and adverbs, I got confused again.

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2010s: The Decade the Big Hindi Film Choked the Industry

I’m still sleep-deprived, but I have a Big Idea I want to try to express. Let’s see how I do with that. It won’t be perfect, but we can talk in the comments and make it perfect. And if you want background reading, here, and here, and here, and here are some other posts I did on the history of box office.

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2010 Week: I Hate Luv Storys, Remember When Imraan Khan Was Charming?

He’s still charming I guess, but he’s not like professionally charming. After his 2 year paternity leave (which I continue to find RIDICULOUS) he doesn’t seem to have much interest in returning to work. But back in 2010, I had a crazy crush on him and he was a delight.

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2010 Discussion Post: My Name is Khan, What Made You Ugly Cry and What Made You Giggle?

Such an odd movie. I’ve yet to show it to someone who didn’t end up a sobbing broken mess by the end. Or to someone who didn’t giggle a bit at a scene here or there. The odd thing is, the “sobbing broken” moments and the “giggle” moments seem slightly different for each person.

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Discussion Post (Remember, A Christmas Card is on the Line! COMMENT!): Rank SRK Jodis from 2010 to 2019

This should be a gimme, surely! Everyone has to have an opinion on this, right? Say something, let me know you are alive! Not that I am anyone to talk, I know what’s happening, I spent time this week buying and mailing Christmas cards and putting up decorations and so on. But still, can’t we take a little time to talk about meaningless stuff on the internet even during the holiday season?

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Best Hindi Love Songs of 2010, Ranked

Yes, I am doing it, I am taking a stand and making a judgment call! These are the best love songs of 2010 and everything else is useless TRASH! Not only that, I’m even ranking them. Disagree if you dare. (oh, and there will probably be a party song post later, so don’t freak out because “Sheila Ki Jawani” is missing or something. Just pure love songs)

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2010 Week! My Name is Khan, a Very Very Dark Film and a Surprisingly Good Film

This is a very good deep review that did not get many readers or comments the first time around. I’m okay if the same is true this time. It’s a dark dark movie. I don’t want DCIB to become a dark place, so if you do comment, try to find a brightness in it somewhere. For instance, “this is a dark movie, and I am so proud that Shahrukh Khan was one of the first people to speak out about Islamophobia in America”. Or just keep it superficial, “this movie is so frustrating because there is so much well done in it, but the plot just makes no sense.”

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