Tag Archives: India

Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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New This Month for Streaming, September 2020

 Bookmarks (Netflix) Premieres September 1st Rated TV-G Prominent Black celebrities and artists read children’s books from Black authors that highlight the Black experience. Conversations center around themes of identity, respect, justice, and action. Starring  Karamo Brown, Grace Byers, Common, Misty Copeland  Felipe Esparza: Bad … Continue reading

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Beecham House (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show follows the lives of John Beecham, his family and his household in his Delhi Mansion. Starring Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, and Leo Suter. I actually like the show. It has brilliant cinematography and costumes. The actors were all … Continue reading

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Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa (2003) Rated NR

 Based on the life of Mother Teresa, a simple nun whose calling and faith lead her to the poor, the lepers, the dying, and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta. Starring Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio. I didn’t come to … Continue reading

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Lion (2016) Rated PG-13

A five-year old Indian boy gets lost in Calcutta, miles from home. Twenty-five years later, he sets out to find his family. Starring Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara. I am a little surprised … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Joan Fontaine 1917-2013

1917-2013  Gunga Din (1939) Rated NR Three British soldiers — Sgt. Cutter, Sgt. Ballantine and Sgt. McChesney — are sent to India to investigate sabotaged telegraph wires. Ballantine’s loyalties are divided, however, since all he longs for is to settle down with … Continue reading

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Stoker (2013) Rated R

After India’s father dies, an uncle whom she doesn’t know comes to live with her and her unstable mother. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, David Alford, Matthew Goode This is a slow psychological thriller. The thing about this film is the … Continue reading

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) Rated PG-13

British retirees head to India to stay at the newly remodeled, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” but find that it’s less opulent than planned. Starring Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Patrick Pearson, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Maggie Smith What a great … Continue reading

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Gunga Din (1939)

Rated NR Three British soldiers in India are doing fine until one of them decides they want to get married. The two decide to trick the third into a last mission to stop the Thuggee cult. Starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, … Continue reading

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