Happy Saturday! My flingin’ flangin’ foot is hurting and I can’t sleep at night and all I want to do is lie in bed and watch sitcoms and drift in and out of consciousness. So I’m gonna do that while you all talk to each other.Continue reading
This is a classic, if you are talking women lead pictures in India you have to discuss it. But I don’t like it. So this will be an odd review.Continue reading
Okay, I came up with another theme! Not a great one, but one that should give us a decent mix of movies over the next 10 days, straight through to Saaho. And force me to finally review/watch a few classics.Continue reading
Okay, you ready to fight me? The problem is, unlike actors, actresses never really get the chance to lead the industry, there isn’t a clear “Queen” the way there is a clear “King”. So this list is a bit of a judgement call, I realize that, and that means there is lots and lots of space for us all to argue.
This took an interesting turn! I wanted to talk about Sujata and caste in India, and I ended up spending a lot of time talking about race in America. Because, in the end, they are both about social illusions we have been trained to accept, which can be broken by something as simple as hearing a baby’s cry.