Anushka Sharma’s Women’s Bodies Trilogy in Honor of US Supreme Court Decision

Woot, Planned Parenthood won a court case! But there will always be another one coming, donate here to help give them the resources they need. And to help us understand how important their work is, let us look at Anushka’s angry supernatural trilogy of the horrors that happen when a woman does not have control over her own body. (I know I say “no politics” all the time, but so far as I am concerned, this is not political but personal. anyway, it’s my blog, I get to make the rules)

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Bulbbul Review (SPOILERS): A Woman is Only an Enigma if You Are Afraid to Look at the Truth

Once again, Anushka fearlessly and furiously rips off the mask that covers “tradition” and “how things are” to show us the ugliness and evil that is beneath. She is just so awesome. I want her and Sonam and Rhea to produce a movie together, it can be about friendship and fun and romance AND THEN THEY KILL ALL MEN. Oh, and spoilers follow, don’t read if you think you might want to watch the movie. Do read if violence against women (yes, there is rape) is uncomfortable for you and therefore you know you don’t want to watch the movie.

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Bulbbul Review (No Spoilers): A Dark Fairy Tale that Gives Lie to the Candy-Coated History of India’s Past

Well, Anushka continues her producer mission of ripping off the covers from India’s sins of the past and present. Yet another harrowing painful examination of the patriarchy and the unrelenting torment of being a woman in India. It’s handled delicately, but there is a rape scene. And a scene of terrible male on female violence. Just disturbing stuff. Watch with the lights on during the day, don’t watch at all if you are feeling wobbly.

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