It’s a fun birthday week this week! Zayed Khan, Revathi, and Neetu Singh, all of whom were part of small pleasant happy films that are just prime options for a Friday Watchalong. Or, alternatively, we could watch something complete different! I am open to suggestions! Is this finally the week for Ohm Shaanti Oshaana?Continue reading
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Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Thinking and Watching and Listening to This Week?
Happy Wednesday! I am up at the family lake house again, it’s a million billion degrees outside, but I get this afternoon off and I am going to drink iced tea and read my book on the screen porch.Continue reading
Mouna Ragam: Decades Later, Mani Ratnam Still Made the Foundational Post-Marriage Romance
Yaaaaay, a bunch of people watched this movie! Let’s talk about how awesome it is.Continue reading
Anjali! The One Mani Ratnam Movie That Didn’t Make Me Cry
I finally sat down and watched Anjali, all set to sob and sob like I did for Kannathil Muthamittal, and it was a good movie, don’t get me wrong, but it just didn’t send me in the same way. Maybe because I’m not the intended audience?
Mouna Ragam! Mani Ratnam’s First (well, one of them) Movie! A Classic Married Love Story
I watched Mouna Ragam! Which is my 3rd (or 4th or 5th?) Revathy movie. And my I-don’t-kn0w-how-many Ratnam movie. But according to this blog excerpt, this is arguably the first “real” Ratnam film.
Monday Malayalam: Molly Aunty Rocks, The Middle-Aged NRI Woman Is Here to Save Us
Interesting movie. Some of it I liked, some of it I didn’t, but most of all it had a middle aged working woman heroine going up against a young single guy antagonist! Very odd combination, very satisfying.
Anjali: Maybe I am Getting Immune, but Ratnam Didn’t Make Me Cry This Time!
First, a warning: this is the last day of regular reviews before we enter Salman week! Brace yourselves! Anyway, I wanted to go out with a bang, so I finally sat down and watched Anjali, all set to sob and sob like I did for Kannathil Muthamittal, and it was a good movie, don’t get me wrong, but it just didn’t send me in the same way. Maybe because I’m not the intended audience?
Devasuram: Slightly More Hopeful
It’s not super super the world is hopeless depressing. But it’s not cheerful! Although, in some ways, it is also a direct answer to Kireedam. So I am glad I saw them back to back.