Netflix List for May! My Favorite Rom-Com of 2017 Arrives!!!!! And My Favorite Song Sequence

Time for a Netflix update!  Which I only do once a month or so, so it’s not up to the minute accurate.  But hopefully I make up for that with the descriptions I give them.  (Accessbollywood.net does the real work of keeping this list updated, you should definitely absolutely subscribe to them for your day to day updates.)

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Hindi Rom-Coms to Watch Once You Finish the Standard List

This was a request from my new anonymous commentator, she was looking for an “underappreciated” list, but when I started to think about it, “underappreciated” is kind of hard to define.  So I went with “not your standard massive hits that everyone knows”.  Here are some little mini-reviews and suggestions, feel free to add your own in the comments.

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2017 Hindi Film Awards: Most Surprisingly Good Film, Editor’s Choice-Running Shaadi

I said there were 4 strong contenders for yesterday’s award, most disappointing.  But there were 5 times as many for this award!  And yet the box office this year was record breakingly bad.  Which says interesting things about what kinds of promotions do and don’t work and what kind of films do and don’t work and so on.

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Running Shaadi Review (SPOILERS): Bam! First Five Minutes, They Break the Rom-Com Mold!

I already said in my no SPOILERS review that this is a great great rom-com!  And you should definitely go see it if at all possible.  Don’t just read my SPOILERS review!  Only read it if you have already seen the film, or if you are one of those people who can still enjoy movies even after reading all the spoilers.

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Running Shaadi Review (NO SPOILERS): The Best Rom-Com I’ve Seen Since Humpty Sharma!

Okay, maybe I was just in the right mood, or maybe it’s because romantic comedies come along so rarely these days, but I was really really impressed with this one!  Old-fashioned idea, new fashioned execution, real characters with real conflicts, and a happy ending!  And a central couple that was kind of cute and sparky.  If only there were some really big budget song numbers, it would be the perfect movie.  Seriously, if you like light rom-coms and have been waiting for a new one to come out that feels like Happy Bhaag Jayegi or Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, go right over and watch this!

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