Sunday ReRun: Befikre, an NRI Romance in France

The more I think about this film, the more I like it! It’s not a deep serious movie and it isn’t trying to be a deep serious movie, and for the farce it wants to be, it is really well made.

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Sunday ReRun: Sangam! The Classic Raj Kapoor Film I Want Shahrukh to Remake

I put up a post this morning of classic films that could be rewritten and remade for Shahrukh, and after thinking about it, I think Sangam is my top choice. Shahrukh can play the guy who wears his heart on his sleeve and loves loves loves and ultimately turns out to be a better happier husband than the dignified guy who hides his feelings.

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Sunday ReRun: Baar Baar Dekho! Let’s Look At the Last Time Sid Did a Rom-Com

I really need to rewatch this movie. I think I might like it a lot better knowing where it is going. And I already liked it a decent amount. It wasn’t great, but it was far from terrible. Oh, and it’s on Amazon Prime! So you should all watch it. Oh, and watch out, I had a lot of time the week this released so I did a full scene by scene discussion. VERY LONG.

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Sunday ReRun: Yennai Arindhaal/Yentavaadu Gaani

I think I may have finally figured out what I like about Gautham Menon films.  It took a while, because they seem like the kind of film I shouldn’t like, perfect heroes and opaque heroines.  But with this film, I think I have cracked it.  Oh, and also, Ajith looks goooo-ooooood with grey hair!  Which is neither here nor there, but I felt it should be acknowledged.

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Sunday ReRun: Dishoom! So Silly, So Fun, So Dishoom-y

This is a very silly, very fun, very stupid movie. It may not be as brilliant and complex as some other films, but by golly the time just flies by while you are watching it! Oh, and this review needs some formatting fixes, I’ll do it soon, I just want to throw it up quick now before I take the dog for a walk.

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Sunday ReRun: Loins of Punjab, Still the Best Movie on the Indian-American Experience; At Least, in New Jersey

I just watched this movie for the 4th time, and it is still So. Good!  And such a hard sell!  I’ve seen it 4 times partly because people will only watch it if I sit next to them and force them to.  Because the title alone really isn’t enough to sell it.

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Sunday ReRun: Daawat E Ishq, the Tragedy of the Father of the Bride

I would say “why didn’t anyone tell me how good this movie is?”, but then there have been people screaming at me in the comments to watch it for months now, so I can’t really say that.  Anyway, it’s good!  Really good!  Running Shaadi good (my gold standard for overlooked brilliant little rom-coms).

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