Friday Classics: Baghban, A Couple Who is Supposed to be Too Old to Love

Happy Friday! No new movie today (because of Bharat) which should give us loads of time to discuss this older movie.

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My Top Ten Ugly Crying Indian Films

I suddenly got one of my random Kannathil Muthamittal urges last night, and it made me think that I haven’t done a ten ugly crying films post yet.  Of course, ugly crying is a deeply personal thing, so these are my ten, but they won’t necessarily be yours.  Feel free to share your particular triggers in the comments!  Oh, and they are almost all Hindi, but that’s just a coincidence, don’t feel limited by that.

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102 Not Out Review (SPOILERS): An Original Father-Son-Father-Son Story

No, that title isn’t a typo.  It was promoted as a father-son story, but there’s another layer to it.  Oh, and it’s still worth watching even if you read the SPOILERS review just for the performances, but the plot will have more impact if you go in fresh.  So, read the “no spoilers” review instead if you can!

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Happy 96th Birthday Grandpa!!!

Grandpa turns 96 today!  We are celebrating with a small dinner at a nice restaurant with just the 4 of us (Mom, Dad, me, and Grandpa).  We had a whole big family thing last year for 95, but this year we get to be more lowkey.  However, I do feel like I should do SOMETHING, and so I am getting him this lovely blog post.  That he will probably not read.  But oh well, I know it’s there.

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Tata Family Saga in Filmi Terms

Okay, I finally gave in and actually clicked on one of those articles about the Tata Company implosion.  And then I had to go back to my old friend wikipedia to confirm what I thought I remembered, that this is all a bit of a family feud.  And yep!  Everyone is related!  MESSY!

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