In Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood, Tollywood etc. whenever the on-screen characters have a problem, it’s usually followed by a direct confrontation and a bit of turbulence along the way, but in the end there’s always a positive outcome. This is the typical movie formula and it runs like clockwork. You’re probably thinking, “Well duh Sharan of course … More Confrontation In Real Life Isn’t Like The Movies!
Over the weekend, my sister and I were browsing through the million and one channels on our Sky box looking for a decent film to watch. Outside it was chucking it down with hailstones, plus we’d just unearthed a snuggly old plush blanket from the attic (big enough to cover four of us at one … More Sharing Is Caring
Everyone says that when you reach a crossroads and don’t know which way to turn, you should talk to your friends, you should close your eyes and follow your heart like the protagonist in a Disney film, or you should draw up a list of pros and cons for each potential option. But what if … More What To Do?
So yesterday night my sister and I decided to watch a film. We were browsing through Netflix when I stumbled upon a new-ish Bollywood movie called Dear Zindagi. My hard-to-please sister typically hates Bollywood. But I’d already watched this one before with a friend, and so I knew that the storyline was one that she would actually appreciate. So … More The Mental Health Taboo
So the other day I spent the evening babysitting my four year old nephew. And as we were going through our collection of DVDs he decided to nonchalantly drop a massive bomb on me. He’d never seen Disney’s The Lion King movie. And he wasn’t even moderately interested in ever watching it. Is your mouth hanging open right … More Kids These Days!
In celebration of my 24th year on this earth (eek!) I thought it would be fun to compile a list of random and ridiculous facts about myself to share with you. So hold on to your hats and prepare to be educated folks, because Small Town Girl 101 is officially in session! Without further ado, let’s begin … More Birthday Vibes
For some reason whenever people ask me what my favourite movie genre is, they always seem to automatically assume that I’ll say either romantic comedies or Disney. And so whenever I smugly break the news that I actually LOVE Italian gangster films, they’re always taken aback. “Really? I would never guess that by looking at … More Leave The Gun, Take The Cannoli
As you may know, if you’ve read my blog post about 90’s Bollywood films, I’m a huge Indian cinema fan! The magic and vibrancy that these South Asian films exude are unmatched by Hollywood in my opinion. No way would Brad Pitt or George Clooney ever be able to pull off wearing skin tight leather … More Romantic Expectations Heightened By Bollywood