It’s been 20 years now, this movie has been made fun of and rehashed and ridiculed over and over, it’s easy to forget what a massive industry changing international hit it was when it first released.Continue reading
Viviek of course has turned into a whiny unpleasant political animal, but he had some really good roles in the early 2000s. So for his birthday, I will remember those.Continue reading
Happy Sunday! I am greeting you from Friday, when I am writing this post, because Sunday I will be out of town celebrating my sister’s birthday. Also my mother’s, it’s a whole thing, you’ll be hearing more about it. Anyway, since it’s my sister’s birthday this week, I thought I would offer up some script ideas for good sister based films, since Hindi film is woefully lacking in them! (and since the sister relationship is the most important in my life, as I have said)
Woot! Dear Zindagi is coming out in a week! Because Shahrukh loves me and knows I am out of town over Thanksgiving and therefore he is releasing it 2 days early in America, just for me! In return, as always, I am celebrating a little Shahrukh week before the release (if you somehow missed the Fan and Sultan celebrations, what happens is before a Khan release, I do a series of posts discussing earlier films by the lead in terms of what they might have in common with the upcoming one)
Aitraaz! This is a terrible terrible movie! Terrible terrible! But very fun. But SO BAD!!! And I will be shocked if anyone shows up in the comments to contradict that statement.
I was going to make the headline “Is this really feminist?”, but then I realized that isn’t really the question. Because yes! It is definitely feminist! Kareena’s character is an individual who has the ability to make choices about her own life, so yep! Definitely! The bigger question is really, is it actually breaking gender roles?
If you are like me, you have spent the past few years shaking your fist to the sky and saying “Farhan! Stop wasting your life!” every time Farhan announces a new project that is not Don 3. Well, the wait is over! FINALLY! He just announced that, once he finishes the script for Rock On 2, he will go back to Don. Yaaaaaaay!