Happy Birthday Priyadarshan! A Dozen Reasons I Love You!

I don’t do directors often with these birthday posts, but Priyadarshan is distinctive enough, and also crosses multiple language industries that all are addressed by this blog, that I feel like he deserves a post.  If only a small one.

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Happy Sergei Eisenstein Day! Best Montages in Hindi Film

Google doodle had a film theme today, and I couldn’t resist leaping on it.  Sergei Eisenstein, Russian master of the montage, inspiring me to look at some of the best montage examples from Hindi film.

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Happy Birthday Deepika Padukone! 32 Reasons I Love You

Happy Birthday Dips!  Sorry I am so late, early January is a bear to deal with.  But I am taking a break from the make-up-for-the-holidays rush of work at work, and the cleaning of the apartment and putting away of presents at home, in order to write this post.  Because I love you, 32 times over.

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Hindi Film 101: Shahrukh’s Filmography Continues! Where Do You Go When You Reach the Top?

Happy Thursday!  Welcome back to our journey through SRK’s filmography.  Not to see which films are good and which are bad and so on, but as a case study for how a career can grow.  (part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here)

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