Sunday (or Saturday or Friday) WatchAlong: Atlee! For SRK’s New Movie! Mersal or Bigil?

SRK’s new movie will be directed by Atlee, a Tamil director who does great complicated fun action movies. I’ve seen three of his, and the two most recent are easily available and SUPER fun and both have Rahman scores. So we just need to choose between those two for our Sunday watch! And also decide what day to do the watch this week, for once my weekend is pretty open.

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Box Office: Kerala Arrives in the UK, Aamir Arrives Everywhere Else

Global Box Office is out!  And once again, like last week, things look great everywhere but America.  Stubborn Americans, we just don’t like anything. (as always, figures courtesy of Bollywoodhungama and Rentrack)

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Tuesday Tamil: Mersal Review (No SPOILERS), Very Very Political

This was such an exhausting weekend.  I saw Nivin’s new movie on Friday, then this on Saturday, then ran around for 9 hours on Sunday.  I’m so glad that all I have this week is Ittefaq.  Although I did enjoy this movie, and Nivin’s movie, it’s just a lot to squeeze in.

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New Youtube Video! Box Office

Be warned, the video quality is VERY VERY POOR.  My radiators turned on, which created a persistent hiss in the background.  I had to turn on a light because it was so overcast outside which gave a very odd and very unflattering light to it.  But at least my voice is good and strong, so you can always hear me.

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Box Office: Golmaal Fails to Golmaal, Secret Superstar Fails to Shine, Mersal is a Miracle

Well, this is the best week the box office globally has had in months.  And it’s still not as good as, like, February of last year.  Something is up, the numbers are just not coming back. (data as always comes from bollywoodhungama by way of Renttrak here)

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