I’ve been avoiding anything that even comes close to “news”, because I don’t want to bring stress and distress to this Happy Place. However! I took a little peek at SRK’s twitter, and there was nothing stressful or distressful there, just things to make you feel happy and loved and good.Continue reading
It’s Juhi’s birthday today! Well, in India. November 13, and it is already after midnight there.Continue reading
The problem with film noirs is that half the time they are more atmospheric than plot based. Makes it harder to remake them. I am going to remake another one with a good strong plot (Leave Her to Heaven), and another that I really love and which has a totally impenetrable plot (Murder My Sweet) but maybe also a role for Shahrukh. Oh, and that fanfic I wrote in the comments for Miss Briganza, in case anyone missed it. And this is a VERY LONG POST. But I hope you will read it, because there is good stuff in here.Continue reading
I’ve hit a rich stream of B-grade film noirs on TV. The B-grades are sometimes better than the A-grade ones, you could get grittier and darker and weirder when no one was looking. Anyway, there are two that I think would work really well as dark weird gritty Indian remakes. (note for my sister: Don’t Read This! We are watching them together when I visit)Continue reading
This is fun! Kind of a “state of the studio” post, looking at where Red Chillies came from and where it is now, post the release of Badla.Continue reading
I wouldn’t bother with this trailer if it were just another Amitabh revenge thriller type thing, but it’s produced by Red Chillies, which adds on another layer of interest.Continue reading
Need a break from weekend fun? Have stuff that can’t wait for Monday to talk about? This is the place!
It’s not yet November 2 in America, but it already is in India, so I am going to go ahead and start celebrating. Sort of.