Hindi Film 101: 3 Discussion Topics Pulled out of Recent Reviews; Acid Attacks, Brechtian Art Theory, and the Suffering Artist Fallacy

When I am writing a review, I often branch off into Deep Thoughts inspired by the topic of the film. They are related to the film and belong in the review, but they are also above and beyond the film. Since my last two reviews have gotten soooooooooooo few views (Uyare and Nenu Naa Rakshisi), and I put a lot of work into those big thinky parts of them, I decided to do something a little different and pull out those sections from the reviews and give a new post to discuss just them. Oh, and also the section of my Rockstar review which was similarly abstract.

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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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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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Happy Birthday Ranbir Kapoor!

Happy Birthday Ranbir!  I’m not giving you 33 reasons, because you haven’t been in enough movies for me to come up with them!  Plus, I am worn out after my 84 for Yash Chopra.  But, I will give you 12!  And maybe, if Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is really good, you will earn 34 for next year.

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