Happy Halloween!!!!

You ready to get spooooooooooky?  Well, kind of.  I can’t really think of many super scary Indian films.  Partly because I just don’t like scary/horror films.  And I already blew my idea for a post on not-so-scary songs that I just really like from bad horror movies back on Friday the 13th. I know there are a lot of them, especially in the last few years, but I don’t really watch them.  So let’s see what I can do with what I have. (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Om Shanti Om Mini-Review, Everything is Fake But the Feelings

Well, my view counts are down!  Stupid bad Hindi new releases, ruining my blog.  Anyway, in a painfully obvious attempt to woo readers, I am putting up a tiny quickie review of one of the big hits of the past that I haven’t happened to cover before.  Om Shanti Om!

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I’m cleaning!!!! And Going on a Treasure Hunt

Hello blog people!  I have nothing to say to you today.  Normally Saturday is when I put up reviews of the movie I saw the night before, but my friend Dina was busy this week, so I didn’t see anything.  And now I have to run around doing a million things so there isn’t really any time for me to write a full blog post on something else.  Well, not yet.  Maybe tonight.  In the meantime, you can have what is now becoming traditional, the weekend post that just describes my day and maybe shows you a song you haven’t seen in a while.

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Hindi Film 101: Top Box Office Hits 2000-Today!!! Shahrukh to Prabhas

Woo-hoo!  The section where we all know ALL the movies!!!!  And also, now I am done.  With this tedious somewhat obscure topic.  No idea what to cover next.  Is it time for Sanju Baba yet?  When’s that movie coming out? (Part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, part 4 here)

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Hindi Film 101: Shahrukh’s Filmography, Part 3!

Happy Tuesday!  Once again, I am going through Shahrukh’s filmography film by film in chronological order.  Because it is an interesting case study for how a career progresses, and how the industry has changed, over the past 25 years. (part 1 here, part 2 here)

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Happy Dear Zindagi Week! Om Shanti Om and Relationships Beyond Gender

Om Shanti Om!  Not the most obvious comparison for Dear Zindagi.  But I’m thinking specifically of the second half, and the way Shahrukh interacts with Deepika, changing her into a stronger and deeper person.  And the way that interacts with the first half, where it is the other way around.

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Happy Halloween!!!

You ready to get spooooooooooky?  Well, kind of.  I can’t really think of many super scary Indian films.  Partly because I just don’t like scary/horror films.  And I already blew my idea for a post on not-so-scary songs that I just really like from bad horror movies back on Friday the 13th. I know there are a lot of them, especially in the last few years, but I don’t really watch them.  So let’s see what I can do with what I have.

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International Day of Peace Post: One Day Late

Totally missed this holiday!  And it’s almost as much fun to find songs for as International day of Dance!  I think I’m going to just lean hard into the Shanti theme to start with, maybe I’ll try to do something more meaningful next year.  Also, maybe next year I will remember on the actual day.

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Alternative Hymns, Inspired By Church Service This Morning

My church did a service inspired by Krishna Janmashtani this morning.  It was nice, a sort of general message of appreciating the innocence of the child, and how that can be spiritual, with lots of quotes from Swami Vivekananda.  But I got so distracted hearing the slowed down instrumental version of all the hymns that I usually hear in movies!

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Shahrukh Week: Fan and Om Shanti Om

4 more days left to Fan!  It’s TOO LONG.  I’m going to DIE.  Although, not as long as between Om Shanti Om and Rab Ne.  I actually got into a conversation with a stranger on the bus once about how frustrating that was.  Anyway, to try to alleviate the AGONY of waiting, I am also going through Shahrukh’s filmography looking at related roles.  Saturday, Billu.  Sunday, Asoka (although that was more about meeting the royals), and today, Om Shanti Om!

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