Shahrukh Birthday Countdown, Zero! Appropriate, Ending a Countdown with a Zero

Oh dear, I really wish I liked this movie. It would be so great to buck the critical trend and defend the man I love. But, I can’t. I just don’t like it that much.

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A Very Silly Post: If We Were to Remake Tarzan in India, Who Would Play the Leads?

It’s Edgar Rice Burroughs birthday! He wrote the Tarzan books, which I love. And he is from Chicago, which makes him even better. And a distant connection was married to his great great grandson, who was completely boring and respectable and Old Money since the family kind of forgot all their wealth came from cheap dime novels after a few generations.

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Discussion Post: What Actor and Actress Should Win “Most Improved”? Who Should NOT???

I just want to talk about how I secretly like Sid M. again. But I also think this is an important award! Effort should be rewarded. Most important part about this post is that actual end quality does not matter, it’s about the distance between the start and the end. Like, Ranbir is still a better actor/dancer/everything than Sid M, but has he improved at all from where he started?

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Silly Sunday: Little Women as a Dark Romantic Drama! Laurie is Evil and Amy is Gay

Thanks Alisa! You saw the new American Little Women and complained about it which inspired me to rethink my Indian remake (already wrote it once here) when you suggested that one of the Little Women should get herself a Little Woman.

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Hindi Film 101 Repost: Katrina Kaif, Mystery Woman

I wrote this about 6 months ago, but I want to repost it now in context with the other actress 101s I have been doing. Just in case you missed it 6 months ago, or in case you read it and want to come back to it with fresh eyes, comparing her with Vidya, and Anushka, and Deepika.

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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara: The Loneliness of Masculinity

Thank you Netflix-Excel deal! I got a chance to watch this movie for a second time, and I liked it quite a bit better on this watch. Especially now that I started with the knowledge I gained on my first watch, that the key to the whole thing is Hrithik.

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Repost: Intro to 7 Actresses And the Phases of Their Career

This is an out of date post from a couple years ago, but only out of date in that the “most recent” film choices are no longer most recent. And, like, Anushka wasn’t married yet. Otherwise it is still a great post for giving you an idea of the pattern most actresses follow in their careers and how they play out.

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Discussion Post: Inside Insiders, Versus Outside Insiders, Versus Outside Outsiders, or Ranbir Versus Ranveer Versus Ayushmann

Thank you FilmiKudhi for the idea! I suspect/hope this will turn into a heated discussion simply because when we have had similar debates in the comments, it has always gotten heated. So, prepare to battle!

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Daily Hrithik Shipping Post: What Other Films Has He Had Chemistry With His Co-Stars?

Sorry Tiger, I’m dropping you. Ultimately you just aren’t that interesting. But let us take a look back at Hrithik without Tiger and with someone else. What other films has he managed to create similar chemistry with his co-stars?

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