Shubh Mangal Saavdhan Review (SPOILERS): A Couple Learning to Think as “Us” Instead of “You” and “Me”

I already put up my no spoilers review, I encourage you to read that one, because this is a really sweet movie that deserves to be seen and not spoiled.  On the other hand, we do mostly know the plot just from the trailer, so I guess in this case spoilers aren’t THAT bad.  It’s not what happens, it’s how it happens.

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Shubh Mangal Saavdhan Review (No SPOILERS): A Love Story Between Two Real People

Well, this was a delightful movie!  I had high hopes based on the trailer, but then Toilet was such a disappointment with a really similar premise that I got spooked.  But no!  This movie is great!  No reservations about it at all, exactly the sweet love story the trailer implied.

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Toilet Ek Prem Katha Review (SPOILERS): Ignores the Obvious Villain

Well, I’ve been putting this off, because I didn’t have much to say.  And also because a got a nice string of abuse on my no-spoilers review.  Which is why I am a little mad at this movie.  Because it’s leaving me open for abuse!  Being so political that I can’t avoid commenting on the politics, even though I want to run a nice film analysis blog that only deals with social issues in generalities, not specifics.  And clearly it is political, because there are angry people looking for me to say bad things about it.  Oh well, I’ll spoil it for you all anyway, and maybe someone will leave a nice comment on this one.

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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Review (NO SPOILERS): Loses Its Way When it Loses the Romance

Well, that was an interesting movie going experience!  One half a charming unusual love story, one half a massive Modi propaganda movie.  And then a hidden third half in a parallel dimension that is what the movie really wanted to be about and couldn’t.  The movie I thought the trailer was promising us.

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News Round-Up: Salman is Still a Virgin, 2 Release Conflicts Coming Up, and Yash Raj Takes Care of Its Own

Slow news day, but Salman did attend the trailer release yesterday, so we got some cool quotes from that.  And there were a couple of release dates announced.  And Yash Raj is going to battle for Parineeti and Bhumi.

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