Directors Week: Puri Jaganaddh, An Openly Amoral Universe

Do you like Kill Bill? What about District B13? Or Ong-Bak Thai Warrior? Or anything Luc Bresson? If so, this is the director for you. If, on the other hand, you like your movies with deep relationships, moral conundrums, and emotions that make you cry, avoid!!!! You will hate him and, worse than that, not understand why I love him.

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Why I Didn’t Post More Today and I’M NOT GOING TO FEEL GUILTY!!!!

I went off into The World today, and therefore wasn’t able to sit at home and type and type and type, and you had to make do with one very very long Silly Sunday post instead of anything more than that.  And I am trying very hard to feel like I accomplished useful things in The World, instead of feeling bad because I didn’t write my usual 10,000 words a day.

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Pokiri: SO MUCH BETTER than Wanted!!!!

I saw Wanted, oh, maybe 4 years ago?  Long after it came out, I think after I saw Dabangg, and got curious about the beginning of Salman’s new action era.  Anyway, it was fine, I hated Salman’s hair, but otherwise it didn’t feel like anything special to me.  Unlike Pokiri, which I watched after reading moviemavengal’s review, and which was WONDERFUL!!!  I don’t know how they managed to mess it up, but all most of the stuff that felt interesting and unusual to me in this one just went away in the remake.

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Happy Mahesh Babu’s Birthday!

This post is really for moviemavengal, since she is the one who knows more about Mahesh.  As usual with the regional industries, I am kind of in the dark and only know the little bit I have seen in the past few months.  But, it’s his birthday today, and I feel like I should do SOMETHING!  So here are a few songs from the few films I have seen, but I love the songs.  Feel free to celebrate in the comments if you have something to add!

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