New Youtube Video! This Week’s Box Office

Happy Wednesday!  I finally got around to making this week’s box office video.  Not anything really different from the box office post I already put up, but with hand gestures and stuff to make it more interesting.

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Box Office: Ittefaq Hits Big, Not a Coincidence

Phew!  Finally!  A film doing exactly the same as it would have done last year, bring us back to “normal” instead of continuing the shocking slide downhill. (as always numbers from rentrack by way of bollywoodhungama)

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Ittefaq Review (SPOILERS DO NOT READ IT YOU HAVE NOT SEEN): The Blindness of Prejudice

I really hope everyone who wants to has had a chance to see this film now.  I put off posting until Monday morning India time/after the last evening show has started America time so that you could.  If you have not seen it yet not, here is my regular no spoilers review, read that instead.  And if you haven’t but are going to be able to later, DO NOT READ THIS REVIEW. Or if you aren’t sure if you will enjoy it, YOU WILL ENJOY IT, DO NOT READ THIS AND GO SEE IT INSTEAD!!!!  But if you have already seen the film, or live somewhere where you won’t be able to watch it for months and months and want to know what happens, then you can read on.

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Ittefaq Review (No Spoilers): A Timely Movie

It’s been a long time since I went to a movie theater and it was so crowded I could hardly find a seat!  That was exciting.  And I don’t think it was just about the quality of this film (although it is very very good), I think it is also a “right time” thing.

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News Round-Up: Thugs Dance, Ittefaq Delays, Ranbir Kishores, and SADAK!!!!

News round-up!  With NO SHAHRUKH STORIES AT ALL.  Truly, we are in a new era starting today. (and then I immediately mention him in the first paragraph of an unrelated story.  But it was RELEVANT!)

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Friday Classics: Ittefaq! The Original Before the Remake Comes Out

Happy Ittefaq day!  Seeing it tonight, the new one that is, and reviewing/spoiling the old one this morning.  I’m spoiling on purpose, I suspect the remake will be in conversation as it were with people’s expectations from the original, so if you know the original plot, it might make you more curious to see the remake.

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News Round-Up: Abhishek is Spotted, Thugs Tiff, and a Trailer

Not as much news as their could be today, but I will still pick out the stories I find most interesting to talk about and share them with you all.  Mostly they are on the “isn’t it interesting how this news item is being spun?” level, rather than talking about the news item itself.

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News About 3 Upcoming Movies: Naseerji’s Son Gets His Launch, Swara Bhaskar Gets a Lead Role, and Yashji Gets a Remake

Well, everyone has decided that the duldrums of February is the time to promote their films, and the duldrums of March is the time to release them.  It’s an interesting sign of the state of the industry that I find  the piddling little early spring releases much more interesting than the big deal winter ones.

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