Woo-hoo! I am beginning to feel like I am getting back to regular life! Watchalong, I made my own coffee, I’ve started laundry, life is good.Continue reading
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WatchAlong Tomorrow Morning! Mom, With Sridevi, at 7:30am Chicago Time!
I know I know, super last minute. And this was supposed to be Courtney’s week too (sorry Courtney!). But life kind of got on top of me, so instead I am doing this last minute Sridevi pick!Continue reading
Anyone Wanna Watch Mom With Me Tomorrow? For Sridevi?
It’s okay if you don’t. I know it’s a bit of a dark movie (but the vengeance is so satisfying, I don’t care). But it’s Sridevi’s birthday weekend, and I kind of want to rewatch it somehow.Continue reading
Happy Birthday Sridevi! A Review of Your Final Film, Dark and Strong and Feminist, Mom
I’ve reposted this review a bunch of times, but turns out that I never added on the “no spoiler” part to a repost before. So, yaaaay! Something to read if you are deciding if you want to watch this movie and don’t want to be spoiled! And then spoilers after the SPOILER bar, if you do want to be spoiled.Continue reading
Movies to Make You Cry on Mother’s Day!!!!
The best movie, I really truly think, is the one I will be reviewing on Sunday, Pari. It gets at the pain and sacrifice and terror of motherhood in a really visceral way. But these are all good too, if you want to sob and sob about the misery of being a mother.Continue reading
Sunday ReRun: Mom! Sridevi’s Last Role, A Heroine Who Was Worthy of Her Talents
If you haven’t seen the film and want to see this movie as it was intended, DON’T READ ON. Read my non-spoiler review instead. It’s one of those movies that works best if it surprises you. But if you have seen it already (or never plan to, or just hate surprises), then you can read on.
Happy Birthday Sridevi! 14 Reasons I Love You!
It’s Sridevi’s birthday! I am so excited about celebrating! Because it means we all get to watch a bunch of really great song sequences as I list of my reasons that I love her. I did 13 reasons last year, but now she is one year older, so I will do 14! (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)
Box Office Report: Mom Does Good, Ninnu Kori Does Very Good
I’m gonna try to be good and get back on the Box Office report wagon. Because it really doesn’t mean anything unless you do it every week so you have context. Even if there isn’t that much of a story this week.
Mom Review (SPOILERS): Mother’s Always Have to Do the Dirty Jobs
I debated putting up this spoiler review so soon, because the filmmakers clearly want the plot to remain a surprise. But, see, I don’t think they have to worry about it that much. The performances and the camerawork and the music and everything else are so good, that you just have to see how it plays out, even if you know what’s going to happen. But if you want to see this movie as it was intended, DON’T READ ON. Read my non-spoiler review instead. However, if you suspect that it may be a bit tough for you to watch but still want to know what happens, you are correct, it will be tough to watch, and I am here for you to tell you what happens.
Mom Review (No Spoilers): Sridevi Does Sunny Deol
I did it! I saw Mom! Even though it meant screeching out of work the second it hit 5pm and fighting rush hour traffic to make the 5:30 show. Because I had to rush home tonight so I would have time to work on my mother’s birthday present. Which is thematic, I guess! Anyway, it’s a good movie, but don’t be fooled by the artsy film stock and stuff, this is a straight up potboiler action film as over the top and satisfying as anything from Sunny Deol.
New Trailers! Jagga Jasoos, Mom, Mubarakan, Partition 1947: Guess Which One I am Most Interested In?
Well, Karan Johar is tweeting about it, so that means it must be news. Fine! I will talk about the new Jagga Jasoos trailer! And then as a reward for my good behavior, I will talk about the trailers I actually like.
Mom Trailer! What the Heck is this?
This is just the most mystifying trailer! Usually I like to have several trailers or news items to talk about at once, but I can’t wait on this one, because I need to crowdsource understanding it. WHAT IS HAPPENING????
3 Trailers, One New and Two Older
I’m falling behind on my trailer viewing/writing about! But Raabta just came out today, and I find it mildly interesting, and to fluff up the post I thought I might as well talk about Mom and Hindi Medium too.