I am beyond the beyond to repost this discerning list composed on Twitter by Beth Watkins, Danny Bowes and Bastard Keith. After Beth found her copy of “Aamir Khan: The… Continue reading Hindi Film Box sets we’d like to see
Bang Bang stream of consciousness
I have been subsumed by life’s debris and lost touch with the thing I love most- thinking about Hindi films. Even when I watched something fab I didn’t think I… Continue reading Bang Bang stream of consciousness
Imran Khan comes out for equity!
In the aftermath of the recent Indian Supreme Court decision over Indian Penal Code section 377, “Imran vs. homophobia” dropped just in time to crack me up! Kudos to Khan… Continue reading Imran Khan comes out for equity!
This year will end with dhoom और doom
[Spoilers ahead, and this is a story of spoils.] Dhoom: 3 comes at a perfect time. The storyline couldn’t be more apt. It’s 2013, Chicago, and the bankers are the… Continue reading This year will end with dhoom और doom
Satyagraha capsule review
Satyagraha – a great movie if you like yelling.
We Are You, Khan
If you were anywhere near what’s affectionately known as the “Bollyverse” within the last few days you’ve no doubt heard that last weekend Shah Rukh Khan, a star who needs… Continue reading We Are You, Khan
Getting Lucky on the web
I’ve begun to add film reviews on PlanetBollywood.com. Here’s a link to Soham Shah’s latest, a little ditty called Luck. http://www.planetbollywood.com/displayReview.php?id=f072909035126
Ain’t I … ?
Love Akshay. Love Kylie. Love yellow. Can’t wait for Blue (10/16/09 release). “Out of all the mysteries that have plagued humankind over the centuries, none is quite as baffling as… Continue reading Ain’t I … ?
I see God in you – do you see her in me? [Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi]
At its core, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008, dir. Aditya Chopra) is a story of good people trying to make the people they care about happy. How they do… Continue reading I see God in you – do you see her in me? [Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi]
Young Gifted and Brown
Last night my friend asked me “Why do you like Hindi films so much?” I get this question relatively regularly, especially from people who grew up watching them, which I… Continue reading Young Gifted and Brown