Winter Solstice! Some Wintery Songs

This is a post I did last year, and I just pulled it from the archives to repost it and was looking up the first day of winter this year.  Do you know it’s the same day EVERY YEAR????  Somehow this blows my mind.  I don’t know why.  Maybe I need a refresher on how calendars work.

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Silly Sunday Speculative Post: In Honor of Karan Johar’s Birthday, All of His Movie’s Endings Fixed!

I love Karan.  Love love love.  Both as an artist and a public figure.  But I have to admit, he has a problem with endings.  Every film either drags on too long or ends too soon.  There’s always a feeling of “wait, that’s all there is?” at the end of it.  And so, as my birthday gift in advance to him, I am going to fix all that! (real birthday post will go up in a couple days on the actual birthday)

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FanVid Post! Because I Found a Bunch of Good Ones!

I usually like to have some kind of over-arching theme for these.  But, nope!  The theme is “I had a really good run of fanvids linking to other good fanvids on youtube”.  And I want to share them with you before I lose track of all the links.

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I’m Going To See Arjit Singh Tonight and You Aren’t!!!!

Did that sound mean?  That sounded kind of mean, didn’t it?  Well, I don’t care, I’m seeing Arjit Singh tonight and you aren’t, nah-nah-na-nah-nah (is that how that is spelled?).  And so you can be extra jealous, here is a reminder of why Arjit is so cool.

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Silly Sunday Post: Sequels That Only Exist In My Mind

Last week I had the GENIUS realization that Dear Zindagi is clearly a sequel to Josh, in which Shahrukh’s bad-boy biker had gone through intensive therapy to resolve his anger issues, and ended up becoming a therapist himself.  From some of the comments, it sounds like I am not the only person who plays around with the idea of what would be the best possible sequel-continuation of a certain story.  Feel free to share your own ideas in the comments, and read the post if you want to know mine!

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Deleted Scenes Report!!! ADHM and Dear Zindagi! UPDATED WITH BETTER TRANSLATIONS!!!!

DVDs are out, yaaaaay!  And I was able to watch the deleted scenes!  And now I can report back on them, so you don’t have to go out and buy your own DVD.

UPDATE: And I forced my friend who understands Hindi to watch and give me better translations too!!!!

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Full Summary Part 7: The Part With the Friendly Appearance

Okay, I need to hurry through this to be finished by Shahrukh Week, starting on Wednesday (this time-posts on Shahrukh movies in which he mentors young women!).  I am all the way past the Interval of ADHM, and my posts are slowly increasing in length, so I think I should be able to finish this thing off soon.

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Box Office: Rock On 2 Does Terribly, Not Because of Demonetization, But Because It Is Terrible!

Woot!  Global box office is out!  Which is completely unaffected by the demonetization of India.  Which means the Rock On 2 producer’s arguments that it is only doing badly because people can’t buy tickets don’t hold up at all.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Full Summary, Part 5 of ??: Chandni! O Mere Chandni! And a Statement on the Position of the Heroine

Okay, back to work!  Ish.  I’ll still be taking things slow, but I need to do something, and I also need to finish all my thoughts on ADHM before I get too far from the last time I saw it.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Full Summary Part 4: Including the Missing Song!!!

Part 4!  I am just zipping along!  Sort of!  Not really!  But to be fair, I am also doing really short posts.  I could probably have knocked this whole thing out in 4, if I did longer lengths.  But then I would get all tired and resentful and wouldn’t have the energy to post about anything else.  So, part 4, still not up to Interval! (part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here)

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Detailed Summary Part 2 of ???: Lisa Haydon is the Best!!!

I saw ADHM for the second time last night and, just as I suspected, I enjoyed it much more on a second watch, when I knew what was going to happen and I could focus on just appreciating how they built it up.  And this also means I have a much clearer memory of the details, and can come back to my full summary in multiple parts, all renewed and refreshed!

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Deleted Song from ADHM released! But Where’s the Other One?

Just like Happy New Year and “Sharaabi” or Dilwale and “Premika”, Karan Johar is keeping the buzz going and celebrating a successful first week of ADHM by releasing another song.  But he must be sitting on another song video, because this is not the one I was waiting for!

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil NO SPOILERS Review

I put up my Spoilers review first, for once, because I wanted a place for people who had already seen the movie to discuss it.  But now it’s time for a review for people who haven’t seen the movie yet, and are curious what other people think about it.  But NO SPOILERS.  Because the plot is very carefully constructed to build point to point, and if you do decide to see the movie, you should try to go in fresh.

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New ADHM and DEAR ZINDAGI Trailers!!!!

So much more excited about the Dear Zindagi trailer!  Partly because it is just the second one, whereas ADHM is now on, what, the 513th trailer?  Remember how excited I was back when there were just a couple ADHM trailers?  Yeah, that’s worn off by now.

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Mahira is Staying in Raees!!!

A few days back I reported that rumor had it Mahira would be replaced in Raees, or at least the producers were investigating finding a different actress.  One of the commentators pointed out that this wasn’t a very reliable report, which I agree with, but it was in Bollywoodhungama, which means that if it was wrong, at least they would give a detailed follow-up.  Which they now have!

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