This Week’s Box Office Video

Mostly the same content as in this post, but in an easily digestible video format.  Plus, you get to watch me do my hair and see another part of my apartment!  Not for any particular reason, I was just running late this morning so I had to combine activities.

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Box Office: Bareilly Ki Barfi is Still Doing Sweet, Arjun Reddy is Astounding

Well this is an exciting box office week!  Not in Hindi film, Toilet and Jab Harry Met Sejal are declining, A Gentleman is flopping (even though it is SO GOOD!  People are stupid), Bareilly Ki Barfi is holding steady in it’s small way.  No no, it’s the southern market that is FINALLY healthy again.  Well, Telugu.  Tamil is still on life support.

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Box Office Report: Bareilly Ki Barfi Does Sweet Business

Well this is an interesting week!  And, hopefully, a sign of things to come.  The big big films continued to underperform, but a small sweet film did much better than it should have.  Seeing as we are entering a 3 month period of small sweet films and no big films, this is all good! (as always, numbers courtesy of BollywoodHungama and Rentrack. Full info available here)

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Bareilly Ki Barfi Review (SPOILERS): Don’t Be Fooled, It Really Is About The Title Character

What a nice movie!  Just nice nice nice.  Everyone is a good person trying to do good things.  But it turns out that the good-est person doing the best-est things is the one who is right there in the title.  Also, DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN/CAN WATCH!!!!  If at all possible, this film deserves to be seen in theaters without spoilers.  But I know some of you have already seen it, and some of you won’t be able to see if for weeks if ever, so in that case you can read on. (no spoilers review here)

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Trailers and Songs! Baadshaho, A Gentleman, Bareilly Ki Barfi

Let’s through out a nice general discussion type post!  For those of you who aren’t interested in my scene by scene of JHMS or Monday Malayalam or Tuesday Tamil.  We can all talk about Ajay Devgn’s midlife crisis and how increasingly charming Siddharth and Kriti are looking in comparison.

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Trailer Post! New Farhan Movie, And Non-SRK Songs

Trailers!  Not terribly exciting ones, but I am so desperate for content that I will take it.  And at least the Farhan one raises some interesting questions about coincidence versus copying (in other words, it has the same plot as Qaidi Band and I don’t know why).

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Two More Trailers! A Fun Light Rom-Com, and the Opposite!

Datablue pointed out in comments on yesterday’s trailer post that I ignored Arjun Rampal’s Daddy, once again.  And I made a mental note that the next time I had an excuse for a trailer post, I would talk about it.  And then I open up twitter, and poof!  Trailer!  So now I get to combine two very very different films in one post.

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