Mother’s Day Discussion Post: How Did Your Mother Affect Your Relationship to Movies?

Anonymous asked this question about parents in general, but I am making it just mothers for mothers day.

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Mothers Battle Against Themselves! Jaya Versus Jaya, Farida Versus Farida, Reema Versus Reema, Kirron Versus Kirron, Ratna Versus Ratna

I hope this is a fun post for folks, if you care as much about mother roles as I do, and maybe after this one we can take the Champion mothers and have them battle with each other.

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Battle of the Champions: Which of These is the Worst Mother? Kapoor & Sons, Kalank, or Agneepath?

I am highly prejudiced of course (as everyone is on subjective things like parenting), but to me these are the absolute WORST mothers in recent Hindi film. Would you agree? And which is really the worst?

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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.

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Silly Sunday: Mother’s Day!!!! Let’s Flip Some Scripts

Happy Mother’s Day!  I already put up a song post, and I was going to do a post on stories that haven’t been done before, but then I started thinking about it and instead did a post on unexpected mothers.  Which means I was still looking for a theme for this week and I have chosen…..GENDER FLIP!!!!  What famous father roles could/should be played by mothers instead?

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Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! Mother Films Outside of the Norm

Happy Day Before Mother’s Day! I was going to write a fanfic of mother stories for tomorrow that aren’t the usual ones, and then I realized a lot of them had already been in films and I had just forgotten. So let’s celebrate those unusual mothers!

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Silly Sunday Speculative Post: Happy Birthday and Happy Mother’s Day, Madhuri! You Should Play More Mothers

I don’t know why nobody seems to know what to do with Madhuri.  She is so wonderful and amazing, and ever since her post-children return to the industry, she isn’t getting the platforms she deserves.  But I have ideas!

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TGIF: What Is More Important Than the Bond Between a Boy and His Mother?

Mothers and sons, that’s appealing, right?  Depending on which side of it you are.  If you are the daughter-in-law, it may incite crazed flashbacks of “JUST TELL HER WE AREN’T COMING FOR THANKSGIVING!!!  STAND UP FOR ME FOR ONCE!!!”  But if you are on the mothers’ side, or if you have no dog in this fight as yet (like me), it is very appealing.

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English/Vinglish: A Movie in Which a Mother Can Be Other Things Too, But Chooses Not To

Happy Mother’s Day!  I could post something about Mother India or Aradhana or English Babu Desi Mem, one of those where the mother-son relationship is super important.  But it’s not a day for mothers and sons, it’s a day for mothers!  So instead I am posting about a movie in which a Mother gets the spotlight all to herself.

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