Friday WatchAlong: Should We Celebrate Rani or Akshaye? Is it Time to Watch Hulchul or Dil Bole Hadippa?

I suppose we could watch a Deep and Smart movie from either of them, but I don’t want to! And that’s not the Friday WatchAlong brand anyway. Rani’s birthday was on Sunday, Akshaye’s is next Sunday, who do we celebrate????

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Hello Brother Review: That Brief Shining Moment When Salman Thought He Could Actually Get His Brothers to HAVE JOBS

I am so happy, I have been wanting to see this movie for almost 20 years. Well “wanting”. Maybe “vaguely curious” that was transformed to “want” after it was forbidden to me by The Universe. And now The Universe has relented, and I have watched this movie, and I never have to see it again. And you never have to see it even once because I watched it for you!

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Shahrukh Birthday Countdown, Chalte Chalte! I Like This Movie!

This movie discussion should be a fascinating comparison with my re-review of KANK from yesterday. Both films are about married couples struggling with the distance between who they are as people, and what they feel their married roles should be. Only in this movie, our husband and wife really truly love each other, so they are able to fight their way back together, even when he fails as a provider and she fails as a mother/homemaker.

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Happy 18th Anniversary of Mujshe Dosti Karoge! To Celebrate, I Have ReWritten It as a Lesbian Love Story Between Kareena and Rani

Truly, gay fanfic is the greatest gift you can give any pop culture item. At least, I think so! And love triangles are so ripe for re-writing. Two girls loving the same boy is so so so so close to two girls sublimating their desire for each other by pretending to love the same boy.

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Hindi Film 101: Rani Mukherjee! Repost For Her Birthday!

It’s funny, this is one of the people that I think I diverge in my impression from some of you. But not in an angry aggressive way, none of us feel super strongly about our opinions, there’s just a difference somehow. It’s interesting! And you can disagree totally with my conclusions, but still enjoy the basic facts I lay out.

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Bad Girls Month: Let’s Talk Definitions! “Bad” and “Strange” and “Good”

Bad Girls month, woo-hoo! Let’s see if this brings views back. Or if I just have to wait until there is another big movie in theaters people are excited about. Or do drugs and rock ‘n roll to go along with my very popular “sex” week.

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Ramesh Sippy Week: Seeta Aur Geeta Recasting/Rewriting Ideas for Modern Times! (Plus Bonus Andaz with DipVeer!)

Seeta Aur Geeta is the only Sippy film that can really be remade. Remaking Sholay is obviously impossible, and the other films fall into that fuzzy area where they are fun for what they are, and all the little character beats and stuff, but if you try to recreate it, it would all fly away and nothing special would be left. Like, I love Zamaana-Deewana, but remove the orgasm song, and Anupam Kher’s drag scene, and all you’ve got is a really weird plot about boring young lovers.

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Valentine’s Week of Sex TGIF: Which Classic Actress Image is the Sexiest?

Objectifying women is wrong. BUT! If an entire image is carefully crafted, with the full participation of the model, to evoke sexuality, they we aren’t objectifying, we are talking about Art. You’ll see, these aren’t like “oo, I can see her breast” photos, these are classic elaborate really beautiful images. But which is the BEST?

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Queens of Sex Competition: Rani Versus Vidya, Who is Better at Sex on Screen?

This is so HARD! They both have a natural joyful quality on screen that is so much more sexual than air brushed and perfect actresses. And they are both really good actresses who lose themselves in the moment and make you believe they are real people feeling real things. But which is better?

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