27 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Avatar – Epitome of Apologetic White Guilt

SPOILER WARNING. It’s The Last Samurai in a new Avatar. Ex-Marine from “jar-head clan” finds himself in a lush and rich planet called Pandora, falls in love with an exotic ‘native’ and becomes one with the ‘good indigenous people’ after warding off the evil humans trying to drill the planet for X natural resource. It […]

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07 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

In Real Life, Sandra Bullock Would Be Deported

Dear Ms. Bullock, I have been a fan since Speed back in 1994 when I was barely 9. So it pains me to see one of my favorite actors make a movie that doesn’t paint a fair picture of U.S. immigration policies. I took my mother out to see The Proposal yesterday–she had fun but […]

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22 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

SlumDog Millionaire – Those Foreign Aliens Are Taking Our Oscars Too!

“It felt like an Indian movie awards function” -Anil Kapoor, Indian actor Jai Ho to Slumdog Millionaire! And Smile Pinky! My Dad doesn’t do Oscar night. He says it is for the elitist, rich, snobby white people. But tonight he was pleasantly surprised. A horde of Indian invaders and their British allies on tourist visas […]

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21 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Light Up the Night – Milk – Was Dan White Gay?

“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us.” – Hermann Hesse I took my mom to Berkeley yesterday to see Milk and saw it myself for the second time – incredible movie, please watch it in theaters if you get […]

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08 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

American Desi / Indian-American Movie Recommendations

On a lighter note, a slew of great award-winning Indian-centered movies in English are hitting the cinemas so if you liked Monsoon Wedding, Mississippi Masala, Bride and Prejudice, American Desi, Water, Bend it Like Beckham or The Namesake, you might enjoy these releases as well. SlumDog Millionaire Loins of Punjab

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