Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening To This Week?

Happy Wednesday! And happy day before Gang Leader releases and two days before Dream Girl. I wonder which I should watch?

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Ranbir Hate Fun Continues! Which Ranbir Movie is the Worst Ranbir Movie?

Oh my, I don’t know if even I can answer this question! But the fun thing is, we don’t have to pick just one answer. We can all hate our own things for our own reasons. (the links in the titles will take you back to my reviews)

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Ranbir Hate Week Rolls On! Remember When I Was Really Really Mean About Jagga Jasoos?

Why is it so joyful to beat up Ranbir? I just don’t know! Is he a symbol of all indulged Indian men in the world? Or do we hate him just for himself? Does it really matter? Anyway, here is a review of his one and only movie as a producer which I hated very very much and which he produced so terribly he literally ended a studio (UTV, RIP). The paragraph where I rip into Ranbir is in bold.

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Rockstar: A Celebration of an Average Man with Average Problems Elevated to a God

Blech! I don’t like this movie. If you like this movie, DON’T READ THIS REVIEW. Why would you do that to yourself? Go about your life and continue to be happy and loving. But if you also hate this movie, come over here by me and we can hate it together.

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Magical Thinking Post: Let Us All Combine Our Powers For These Very Small Wishes

I am a deep believer in the “God has a plan” theory and also the “Butterfly effect” theory. Meaning that I don’t like to make big wishes for fear they will come true and somehow mess with The Universe. But I think the following small wishes should be safe and not permenantly damage anything. Join me in combining our powers to Make Them So!

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TGIF: Cozy Pictures

It was just pouring rain here yesterday. In that “I cannot see out the window and the sun is not coming up” kind of way. Which is nice, because it has been bright hot sun for the past 3 days. So today the rain sort of felt cozy and nice. I just needed a nice Indian movie star to curl up with and watch the storm.

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Hindi Film 101: Katrina Kaif, the Mystery Woman

I hadn’t even considered writing this post until a few days ago when somehow we started talking about her. Which is a sign of how mysterious she is, that her past is such a vast emptiness we all somehow forget it even exists. We think of her as boring bland Katrina instead of considering the amazingness of her life and existance.

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More Critiquing the Critics: What Artists Get Too Much/Not Enough Credit?

I quite enjoyed everyone’s responses to yesterday’s post asking what films were reviewed unfairly (and please keep adding on there if you remember more or this post reminds you of something!). Everyone gave delightful varied answers that went beyond saying “this film was good and they said it was bad” and instead into how exactly the film was misinterpreted and dismissed. Now, let’s do the same for artists! There are some actors and directors and composers that always get loads of critical acclaim and may not deserve it, and others that never get noticed and really should.

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FilmFare Report: Alia-Ranbir, Hirani, Katrina, and Clothes

There was one year I tried to do a really really intensive coverage and it exhausted me. Digging through all the various sites for images and to make sure I didn’t miss anything was just BLAH! So I’m not doing that again, I’m just going to do highlights and you all can fill in what I miss.

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Random Tuesday Discussion Post: Overrated and Underrated Actors/Films

I am pretty sure YRF has arranged things so that no news breaks except for the Thugs posters.  But I am sick of talking about the Thugs posters!  And there’s no other news!  So I have to fall back on discussion posts.  Oh well, I always really enjoy talking to you all, hopefully you enjoy talking to me too.

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Friday Classics: Raajneeti, I Cared Too Much About Some Characters and Too Little About Others

An experiment!  We all watched the same movie, and now I have to review it.  Which is A LOT of pressure on me, since for once you have all seen the movie as recently as me and probably understood it better.  Oh well, you can think of this as a starting point for a discussion, not the end.

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New Youtube Video! Sanju Box Office, and I Look GREAT!!!!

Thank goodness, after my string of hot unhappy looking videos, I finally look good.  This is the video to share with people if you want to sell them on my channel!  Because, so pretty.  It’s really rainy here and I think the soft light, combined with my disgusting tangled hair (I went swimming a lot yesterday) and my nice new shirt ended up with a great look.  Oh, and my thoughts are good too.  But mostly, don’t I look pretty?  Instead of like I am about to die of heatstroke?

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Sanju Review (SPOILERS): They Told the Story They Wanted to Tell, Truth Be Damned

I’m back!  6 hours of sleep, and now I am refreshed and ready to move on to the SPOILERS review, after having already written the No Spoilers review.  Which will be super fun for me, having just spent a month learning in detail everything about what “really” happened in Sanjay’s life (you can read that here).  And therefore knowing just what this film changed.  Which is EVERYTHING.

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Friday Classics: Wake Up Sid, Ranbir’s Best Performance Before Sanju

Happy Friday!  I just rapid re-released all my Sanjay posts, I’m driving to work so I can zip home, walk Dog Hazel and then zip out again to catch the Sanju release at the earliest possible show.  Busy times!  But first I want to take a moment to remember a completely different kind of film that I still think is Ranbir’s best performance.

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