Category Archives: Movies

Bollywood Movies

Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola– It’s hard to describe this one- it’s quirky, there are elements of Robin Hood, Don Quixote, Scarlet Pimpernel mixed up with Robber Barons and some keen edged political satire. I enjoyed it quite a bit. At time of this writing, no longer on Netflix, which is a shame. Prem Ratan […]

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Fun Old Movie

Half a Sinner, free for Amazon Prime viewers or as a free download from archive.org Features Heather Angel, John ‘Dusty’ King, and Constance Collier as the redoubtable Mrs. Jefferson Breckinridge I very nearly didn’t watch this one because of the title and the description: “Although young and beautiful, schoolteacher Anne Gladden fears a dull future. She finally decides to take a […]

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K-Drama Review: I Hear Your Voice

I Hear Your Voice:  Begins with unlikely premise- when a young boy is in a car accident that turns out to be an attempted murder, his head injury enables him to read the minds of anybody he can see.  The would-be murderer finishes killing the father, but two teen witnesses prevent him from killing the […]

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K-Drama Review: Hotel King

Cha Jae-Wan (played by Lee Dong-Wook) Ah Mo-Ne (Lee Da-Hae) Cha Jae-wan: cold, capable, ambitious general manager for Hotel Ciel. Ah Mo-Ne, outwardly party girl fashionista jetsetter, inwardly, capable, smart, afraid, and untutored in the hotel business. She is the Chairman’s daughter. the Chairman has died in a horrible plummet from the peak of the […]

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Bollywood Movie: Gori Tere Pyaar Mein

Gori Tere Pyaar Mein stars Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in a fairly typical rom-com.  They are star-crossed lovers.  She’s a Punjabi, a couple years older than he is and a highly committed social activist.  He’s a…. well, I forget, because it’s not  my culture and I don’t know what it all means, and mostly […]

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