TGIF: Wedding Outfits!!!! Pick Your Favorites

Yaaaay!  A super fun one inspired by Sonam’s Party of the Century wedding earlier this week.  Wedding dresses!  Combining both the full formal wedding sari, and the fun reception outfits, so we get two sets of dresses to gaze at.

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Male Gaze/Female Gaze Pop Quiz Post!!!!

I put up a post a few days ago which did NOT get as many views as it deserved (because it was really good! Read it here!), so now I am going to put up a fun version of it.  Can you pick the correct answer?????

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Veere Di Wedding Trailer! My Hopes and Dreams for the Plot Based on the Plotless Trailer

You’ve all probably already said everything you have to say, but if you feel like repeating it all over again, here is this space!  Because I finally got around to watching the trailer, and now I can talk about it.

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Talaash: A Very Strange Love Triangle and a Wonderful Picture of a Marriage

Welcome to the beginning of Aamir Day!  No real reason, I just want to give him his own index just like Shahrukh and Hrithik and Salman, and now’s as good a time as any.  I’ll be re-posting his reviews as I dig them out, and then ending by posting a nice Index for him.  Also, a good time for me to finally get around to giving Talaash the post it deserves.

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Happy Birthday Yash and Roohi!!!!!

A happy post! To balance the serious one from earlier today.  And also because I looooooooooooove Yash and Roohi.  Most serious and concerned babies ever!

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TGIF: All Women in Anarkalis! For the Women’s March Anniversary Tomorrow

Also, all women in pink!  Because I want to see if I can make joyomama’s head explode in the comments (for those who don’t know, regular commentator joyomama is a fashion historian who writes about gender color preference).  Oh, and also because I’ve gotten a couple of people pushing back against the standard TGIF.  So no objectification and no men and no SRK in this one!

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Friday Classics: Yuva, for the Start of Election Season

Happy day before the Women’s March to the Polls!  Which is a kick off and a reminder that it is all our responsibilities not just to vote, but also to run for office if possible.  So, the perfect week to talk about Yuva!  (yes yes, I know Aaytha Ezhuthu is better, I can’t find it, and I’ve already seen Yuva)

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Baby! Big Baby! Taimur Turns One and Makes All Our First Birthday Parties Look Like Garbage

At one point, Shahrukh was rumored to be coming.  But it looks like they scaled back after Shashi’s death.  Which is good, because if Shahrukh had come, I would be SO JEALOUS!  What does that baby have that I don’t have?  Why would Shahrukh go to his party and not mine?

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Starter Kit: 7 Actresses in All 3 Phases of Their Career

I put up a post about the 3 phases of an actress’ career in Hindi film (Starting Out, Established, Married), and then I also put up a post about starter films to get to know actors.  And I was puzzling over how to do a post about actresses, since they really don’t have the same kind of massive career backlog as actors, and I thought “Aha!  I can combine the two posts!”  So that’s what I did, here are some of the top actresses divided into their 3 career eras (or 2, depending).  I could have kept going on and on, but I ran out of energy, so I stopped at 7.  I’m sure I will be back with more.

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Silly Sunday Speculative Post: What If Our Favorite Historical Characters Were Allowed Happy Endings? Rang De Basanti, Asoka, Mughal-E-Azam

This is semi-inspired by a conversation I had in the comments on the Rang De Basanti post with Shaily about what would need to change for Siddharth and Soha to end up together.  Essentially, the whole movie except for the characters.  Which got me thinking about all the Indian historical films that I really wish could have historically inaccurate happier endings.

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Katching Up With Koffee: Mira and Shahid’s Debut! Sweet or Sickening?

Well, this was FASCINATING!!!  I’m watching them out of order, so I just finished the Jackie and Sid episode, which was a bit tricky because there isn’t much that the audience was interested in learning about them.  In comparison with Shahid and Mira, where we want to know EVERYTHING.

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Least Favorite Movie of 2016, Editor’s Choice: Ki & Ka

Thank goodness I am not alone in this, on my Readers Choice post, I have already gotten a few comments voting for this as the least favorite film of the year. (Don’t forget to VOTE HERE if you haven’t already!)  This is one of those “personal feeling” categories, not objective quality, so everyone has a different reason for hating it.  Read on if you want to know my reasons!

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Mujshe Dosti Karoge: Hrithik Manic is So Much Better Than Hrithik Stupid!

I just watched this movie again, with someone who hadn’t seen it before, and it confirmed once again that Hrithik in the second half is really kind of dangerously angry.  And that I find him much more appealing when dangerously angry than I do when just sweet and kind of dumb!

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Koffee With Karan! Best Quotes!

Internet Piracy for the win!!!!  Stupid Hotstar.com, the legal website, won’t accept payment from outside India, even using a credit card.  So I hunted and googled and got ten minutes into one video that was pulled literally as I was watching it, and finally a found a deep dark place that had a high quality version available which lasted long enough for me to see the whole show.

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Happy 7 Days to Shahrukh’s Birthday!

My 7 favorite Shahrukh co-stars!  Obviously, you know who number one is.  But the others may surprise you! (I’ve been doing this for 9 days now, 16 favorite films here, 15 favorite fanvids here, 14 favorite pictures here, 13 sad facts here, 12 happy facts here, 11 best films here, 10 best quotes here, 9 best performances here, 8 best ads here)

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A Bunch of Epilogues to Big Stories

I always feel bad about how the resolution to things is usually not reported.  There’s the initial exciting incident or court case or rumor, and then months later when it is actually resolved, nobody pays attention because they have moved on to a new rumor or incident or whatever.  So today I am going to try to fix that and report 3 separate resolutions to old stories.

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