Hindi Film 101: Streaming Wars and How We Got Here Part 3, HBO to DVD to Netflix to TWoP

Yet another part in my very dull series!  But I can’t seem to stop myself, or even speed up.  So indulge me as I creep forward decade by decade through the history of sequential visual content in America and India.  Just be grateful I didn’t get into the details of movie serials to radio shows to American TV.

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Netflix List for July: A Good Shahrukh Film, a Rom-Com Classic, and a Perfect Malayalam Film Arrive

Time for a Netflix update!  Which I only do once a month or so, so it’s not up to the minute accurate.  But hopefully I make up for that with the descriptions I give them.  (Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.)

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Sacred Games Season 1 Review (No Spoilers): Terrible Subtitles, Good Ideas

As I feared, I ended up doing nothing today and just binging Sacred Games.  Oh well, at least it was a really really good show, so I don’t feel like I completely wasted my day.  And I will try to put up little mini-spoiler reviews over the course of the day tomorrow, so we can discuss without spoiling people who haven’t started/finished yet.

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Netflix List For June! Almost Nothing Added Besides Lust

Time for a Netflix update!  Which I only do once a month or so, so it’s not up to the minute accurate.  But hopefully I make up for that with the descriptions I give them.  (Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.)

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Netflix List for May! My Favorite Rom-Com of 2017 Arrives!!!!! And My Favorite Song Sequence

Time for a Netflix update!  Which I only do once a month or so, so it’s not up to the minute accurate.  But hopefully I make up for that with the descriptions I give them.  (Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.)

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Wild Wild Country Review: Either a Clever Challenge to the Audience, Or a Stupid Faith in Conmen

I watched it! While cleaning my entire apartment today. And it was a very interesting experience to watch, I think the directors might have been doing something really clever with how they presented the series. At least, I hope so. They were either being really clever or really really stupid. (for more Osho coverage, here is my article on their India years)

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Watching Wild Wild Country on Netflix? Here is the India Half of the Story

This is a little bit mean, it is Akshaye Khanna’s birthday today and I am reposting a post slamming his Dad.  But it’s really just a coincidence, I’m hearing from more and more people who are watching the Netflix documentary on OSHO, and it seems like a good time to make my article on the India years before and after Oregon available and prominent.

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Netflix List for December! Aamir Signs His Netflix Deal

Well, Aamir Khan clearly signed a new deal with Netflix.  The odd random collection of films he has produced are now available.  Yes, including Delhi Belly and (less importantly) Lagaan.  (Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.)

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Netflix List for September!!! A Lost Film Surfaces, MANORANJAN!!!!!!

Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.  Accessbollywood also includes more things than my list, I limit it to mainstream releases, no TV films or super art films.  Plus, my update is only when I feel like it and have time.  Extra time, since I’m not just listing, I’m also describing and giving suggestions on what to watch.

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Netflix List for August! JAB WE MET!!! See What Imtiaz Was Doing Before JHMS! (Thank you Accessbollywood.net)

Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, if you want a day by day update, subscribe to them.  My update is only like once a month or so when I feel like it.  But it does give some tips on what to watch and what not to watch, so that’s helpful! I hope.

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Netflix List Update For July (Thank you Accessbollywood.net): Dangal! But More Importantly, PROFESSOR!

Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, if you want a day by day update, subscribe to them.  My update is woefully late and out of date.  But it does give my opinion and recommendation on every single one, which might be handy.

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Netflix List Update (Thanks to Accessbollywood.net): What to Watch and What to Skip

What are those birds that eat bugs off of the elephants?  Or is that an urban legend?  What I mean is, I feel kind of like those birds, existing off of someone else, because Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, and then I just swoop in and put in recommendations and descriptions.

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Movies on Netflix I Recommend: An Update!

Accesbollywood.net just updated her amazing “all Indian Netflix films” list to include three new films.  So I am going to update mine.  This may or may not become a routine, on the one hand it’s a lot of cutting and pasting and all, but on the other hand it is probably a very practical tool for readers.  Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESSBOLLYWOOD!!!  She does most of the work for this list, and you will find out about updates much faster, instead of whenever I get around to it.

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Hindi Film 101 One-Off: Thank you AccessBollywood.net for the Netflix List! I Am Stealing It To Write a Post

Do you know about the website accesbollywood.net?  It’s run by a very nice woman who reviewed my book, and is a friend of a friend through moviemavengal (moviemavengal=most socially competent and adventurous person I know!).  Anyway, one of the greatest things on the accessbollywood website is her updates of the Indian films available through Netflix.  I am going to steal her current list, because joyomama asked what I know about each film.  But please keep checking her site just in general, and specifically if you want to see a monthly update to this list!  Oh, and this is today’s Hindi Film 101 post, because it will give you basically a “watching list” of films to stream, which is an important part of learning about Hindi film.

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Fascinating Industrial News! Karan and Shahrukh Heading for a Battle Over Streaming?

The big headline news being reported everywhere is “Shahrukh movies come to Netflix“.  But here’s the big thing to notice in the stories, they are coming to INDIAN Netflix.  So unless you do that thing where you use a mirror site and trick your computer into thinking it lives in India, or unless you yourself live in India and have Netflix and a good internet source, this does you no good.

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