Silly Sunday: Classic Disney Fairy Tale Remade!!! Snow White in Dubai!

I’m excited! Disney is now in India, for realsies, and I love the classic Disney fairy tales for their strong central female characters. Time for an imaginary rewrite!

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Wednesday Watching: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening to This Week?

Happy Wednesday! Halfway through my work-at-home week. I still don’t have my home office in my parents’ guest room fully set up, and it is making the week feel longer. Or maybe shorter? I will have to compare next week when it IS set up.

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Hindi Film 101: How a Film Is Made (Inspired by How Jagga Jasoos Did Everything Wrong)

We’ve had a lot of discussion on the Jagga Jasoos post about where things went wrong.  And I think part of the reason we’ve been going around and around is because the production of an Indian film is so very different from the process for a Hollywood film.  And, in addition, the Indian film producers waste a lot less time talking to reporters than Hollywood producers, so it isn’t as easy to get a sense of what really goes into their process.  So I am going to lay it out for you here!

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Dangal Global Box Office: Expectedly Good, But Imagine What it Could Have Been if Disney Promoted it?

Poor Aamir.  I don’t know if it is even possible for him to surprise us at the box office at this point.  Once you reach the limit of how many tickets are even available to sell, and they all sell-out, well then there is no where else to go! (figures are, as always, from Rentrack courtesy of BollywoodHungama)

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