Hichki Review (No SPOILERS): A Very Safe Movie

I’ll be putting up a separate SPOILERS review, but there really isn’t much to worry about spoiling.  We’ve all seen this kind of movie before, we know what it’s going to be like and what will happen.  So, you can read this review, and then see the movie, and then read the SPOILERS review, or you can just read them both and then decide if you want to watch it.

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Pari Review (No Spoilers): A Fairy Tale After All

Third movie in theaters in one weekend!  Woo-hoo!  Partly possible because I didn’t have to teach Sunday School for once, and because I was able to get to the early show on Friday so I didn’t spend my Saturday exhausted.  So don’t get used to this, might be the only weekend for a while that I can make it happen.  But it was nice to manage it once.

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Dear Zindagi NO SPOILERS Review: The Biggest Flaw is Shahrukh’s Hotness

First, just like I did for ADHM, I put up a SPOILER review for DZ first so people who have seen the movie have a place to discuss it.  So please, no spoilers in the comments here!  And no specific questions like “what did you think it meant when the aliens landed and it turned into a gritty post-apocalyptic drama?” here either.  This is the place for people who haven’t yet seen the movie to hang out and learn about it.  Everyone else, go hang out here.

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Neerja Review: The Place of a Woman in the World (No spoilers)

I saw Neerja!  And it was just as high quality and emotional and so on as I was expecting.  That sounds not so complimentary, but the fact that it was able to meet my expectations is really something, because they were sky high.  Oh!  I made a pun!  I would laugh, but I am still too emotional.

The acting, the peaceful message, the uncontrollable sobbing, all of that I was expecting.  But what I was not expecting was how feminist and female focused it was.  They really did a remarkable job of showing the value of the female perspective and involvement in the world, and how toxic an all male environment can be.  Fascinating!

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