Women Directors Week Sequel Post: Sequels for Zoya and Reema, Gauri, and Tanuja; Luck By Chance, Talaash, Dil Dhadakne Do, Gully Boy, English/Vinglish, Dear Zindagi, Qarib Qarib Singlle

I’m still fighting off a case of the Mondays, and nothing cheers me up like fanfic! And this is fun fanfic, the ones where I don’t have to come up with characters and stuff, I can just piggyback on characters we already know and love.

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Happy Birthday Sridevi! 14 Reasons I Love You!

It’s Sridevi’s birthday!  I am so excited about celebrating!  Because it means we all get to watch a bunch of really great song sequences as I list of my reasons that I love her.  I did 13 reasons last year, but now she is one year older, so I will do 14! (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Post for Americans Only: Follow Up To Women’s March

Ugh, that feels so exclusionary!  It’s just because it is a political action post, and unfortunately if you can’t vote in American elections, this won’t be that useful for you.  Also, sorry that it’s not really Indian film related, I will return to regularly schedule blog programming on my next post.

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Astitva: Okay, the Ending is a Little Unbelievable, but I Will Let it Go

I watched this movie aaaaaaaaages ago, mostly because I like the one song from it so much.  And also Mohnish Behl.  And then I just quickly fast-forwarded through it this morning to refresh my memory.  It’s good!  A little on the nose, but it doesn’t hurt to be on the nose about these issues.

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English/Vinglish: A Movie in Which a Mother Can Be Other Things Too, But Chooses Not To

Happy Mother’s Day!  I could post something about Mother India or Aradhana or English Babu Desi Mem, one of those where the mother-son relationship is super important.  But it’s not a day for mothers and sons, it’s a day for mothers!  So instead I am posting about a movie in which a Mother gets the spotlight all to herself.

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