Angie was just complaining about a memoir she read that was supposed to be this woman’s real life love story, but it was all dramatized and hyped up. Which made me think about the amazing “truth is stranger than fiction” real life love stories that exist in the world. Let’s share our favorites!Continue reading
Tag Archives: History
Indian History on Film: My 4 Favorite Films to Watch Instead of Padmavati
Padmavati is almost definitely certainly not coming out tomorrow (I have learned to not really count on anything with Indian film releases, but it does seem pretty certain). So, if you are jonesing for a cinematic Indian history fix, what can you watch instead?
New Trailers! Jagga Jasoos, Mom, Mubarakan, Partition 1947: Guess Which One I am Most Interested In?
Well, Karan Johar is tweeting about it, so that means it must be news. Fine! I will talk about the new Jagga Jasoos trailer! And then as a reward for my good behavior, I will talk about the trailers I actually like.
Hindi Film 101 One-Off: Bombay, The Mafia, and Hindi Film
Just saying, if I end up getting threatened/killed for writing this, it’s on all your heads! But I probably won’t, right? It’s not like Dawood is in exile in Karachi reading English language film blogs. (if he is, “Hi Dawood! You should turn yourself in to the authorities because you are a terrible person who deserves to be punished!”) (also, this is one of those posts that is very similar to my book. If you like it, you might want to buy the book)