Slumdog Millionaire

This won Best Picture at the Oscars in 2009 NO Release date: January 9, 2009Director: Danny BoyleLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People building a case for why 2009 was the most culturally significant year in the 21st century until 2020 said “hold my beer.”  When should you watch this movie: Really, just skipContinue reading “Slumdog Millionaire”

Devdas

Support Sex Workers YES Release date: July 12, 2002Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Language: Hindi Who should see this movie: People who married their high school sweetheart. People who have “the one that got away.”  When should you see this movie: When you’re ready to be blown away and also are prepared to sit for threeContinue reading “Devdas”

Paheli

Ghost sex (but not the ghost sex that you’re thinking of) MAYBE Release date: June 24, 2005Director: Amol PalekarLanguage: Hindi Who should watch this movie: Fans of Rani Mukerji. People who are fans of Rani Mukerji but just don’t know it yet. Anyone in an unhappy marriage.  When should you watch this movie: When you’reContinue reading “Paheli”

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!

The outfits! YES Release date: August 5, 1994Director: Sooraj BarjatyaLanguage: Hindi Who should watch this movie: Fashionistas. Fans of broadway musicals. Painters. Parents.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re falling in love. When you have a lot of time on your hands.  The sell: This movie could be an educational documentary about IndianContinue reading “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!”

3 Idiots

A weird amount of butt humor YES Release Date: December 25, 2009Director: Rajkumar HiraniLanguage: Hindi Who should watch this movie: University/Graduate students. Anyone who grew up with strict parents. Anyone who was in chess-club in middle/high school.  When should you watch this movie: When you have three hours to kill. When you want to danceContinue reading “3 Idiots”

Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

Bollywood does Romeo and Juliet YES Release Date: November 15, 2013Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Language: Hindi Who should watch this movie: Folks who want to take the first step in exploring the world of Bollywood. Folks who already love Bollywood.  When should you watch this movie: When you are awake and energized and have 2.5Continue reading “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela”