Important Cannes Festival Discussion Question! Is Maddy Pulling This Tux Off?

Thank you Angie for being our Maddy co-respondent!!!! And now I have a vital question I cannot answer on my own.

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Gehraiyaan Review (No Spoilers): Cassavetes Crossed With Hitchcock

I feel bad using two Western references instead of desi. I suppose I could have said Vijay Anand crossed with Mahesh Bhatt. But this is a Shakun Batra movie, he’s alllllllllll about the Western style filmmaking and it really is more tied to Cassavetes and Hitchcock than anything in Hindi cinema.

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2021 Baby Wishes: Deepika, Sonam, Sid M, Varun

Happy 2021 wishes! BABIES!!!!! I’m just wildly loading these folks up with children. I’m gonna assume they all want babies of course, if they don’t then the universe can ignore me. But assuming they do want kids, then I want them to have kids, and then I want lots and lots and lots of cute instagram posts.

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YRF is Leaking News Because They Want Our Opinion on a Potential New Shahrukh Film, What Do We Think?

If Shahrukh doesn’t announce it on his twitter, it’s not definitely happening. So this is not a “this is happening!” post. This is a “let’s talk about the implications of people rumoring this is happening” post.

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Silly Sunday: Love Triangles! Pick Your Ending for These Romantic Tripods I Have Built! Shahrukh-Juhi-Aamir, Deepika-Ranveer-Anushka, ARK-Parineeti-Sid M

Still watching Hart of Dixie which does really good love triangles, and it has inspired me to try and see what I can come up with as potential Indian film triangles. Not easy ones where it’s a choice between love and duty, but ones where there are two viable “love” options.

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Ramesh Sippy Week: Seeta Aur Geeta Recasting/Rewriting Ideas for Modern Times! (Plus Bonus Andaz with DipVeer!)

Seeta Aur Geeta is the only Sippy film that can really be remade. Remaking Sholay is obviously impossible, and the other films fall into that fuzzy area where they are fun for what they are, and all the little character beats and stuff, but if you try to recreate it, it would all fly away and nothing special would be left. Like, I love Zamaana-Deewana, but remove the orgasm song, and Anupam Kher’s drag scene, and all you’ve got is a really weird plot about boring young lovers.

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Happy Birthday Deepika! A Starter List of Movies to Watch To Help People Fall in Love With You!

Shoot, I just wrote and posted Deepika’s 101 a few weeks back. And while she’s had good songs, that’s not where she shines the most so a “songs post” doesn’t really fit. But I think I can do a post talking about her best roles.

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Silly Sunday: Little Women as a Dark Romantic Drama! Laurie is Evil and Amy is Gay

Thanks Alisa! You saw the new American Little Women and complained about it which inspired me to rethink my Indian remake (already wrote it once here) when you suggested that one of the Little Women should get herself a Little Woman.

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Chhapaak Trailer: What is the Purpose of a Trailer? Does This One Fulfill It? I Say NO

Well, this is a bad trailer! Just, as a trailer. Which is a specific kind of art form that can be done poorly or well and have no relationship to the movie it is promoting. Except for indicating the skill and understanding of the producers of the film for the product they have.

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