Category Archives: Lolcats

Caturday Cat Is Doing Ceiling Cat’s Work

Spreading the Cute and Not The Hate

By two_kittehs

I made a lol after a long time and was pleasantly surprised to see it make the FP. Other FP lols here. My post on DS9 and the first part of the review of Emissary over here.

Orange You Cute

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Don’t forget to vote for your favorite Cary Grant movie, here. DS9 poll coming up next week. I have been under the weather and too tired to blog.

Ready for USS Defiant?

Since I have been sick the past two weeks, I have been remiss in posting reviews. To take my mind off the election results, I was watching the last episode of the Season Six Dominion arc, Sacrifice of Angels and was struck by the parallels between our times and the DS9 universe. It’s the best of all Treks in my opinion. I love the interplay between the various races, the villains who are unapologetically wicked but have human failings and Garak!

Do you have a specific episode you would like me to review. Leave your selection in the comment section. I will do a poll of the first four by Wednesday. Here is the entire episode list for DS9. DS9 is available for streaming on Amazon Prime and CBS.

Until then enjoy the Klingon Kitteh, one of my lols that got more than 1000 votes when it made to the first page on ICHC, a few years ago. Kittehs + Trek = Win Win!

 

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Introducing the Weekend Movie Club

By two_kittehs

Do you need a respite from the Trump Horror Show that we are watching unfold? Starting this week, we will feature a movie review every weekend. I am happy to announce that the Insufferable Movie Snob, a serious student of  movie making  has joined forces with me in this endeavor. Stay tuned for her review of The Shock Corridor. If you haven’t already done so, you should check out her blog here.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Dr Tiny Cat’s Purrscription

By two_kittehs

Friday Kitteh is Caught Red Pawed

Besides, I Libs in Colorado

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By two_kittehs ( Picture by: microbionic)

This lol ended up on the first page of ICHC/lolcats a couple of days ago. Its on pg 3 right now. Other FP lols here.

Thursday Moment of Zen

I Can Has Gravity?

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By two_kittehs

Gravity Kitteh made it to the first page of ICHC/lolcats this morning just like Soviet kitteh did  a couple of weeks ago. Don’t know why but Soviet kittehs has a funny. I especially love the pissed off expression of the feline! Other FP lols here

Canary Got the Cat

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Gravitational Waves Detected

By two_kittehs

Exactly 100 years after the publication of the general theory of relativity, scientists find proof of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.

Did You Know That Yeti Is A Kitteh?

By two_kittehs

Seriously, what kind of a cat is that?

A Quick Review of Bajirao Mastani

  • The musical score is sublime (jukebox 1 and  jukebox 2)
  • Best Number: Gajanana (entire song)
  • Most Boring Number : Mohe Rang Do Lal, even Bajirao looks like he is going to fall asleep at any moment.
  • Most relatable character : It has to be Priyanka Chopra’s Kashibai.
  • Best Dressed : Kashibai, I loved her traditional Marathi outfits, from the nose-pins to the nine-yard sarees to the traditional khopa, or the braided bun.
  • Character that defies Credulity: Mastani, she was drowning in a sea of fabric and seemed weighed down by the jewelry, especially the nose rings. You would die in Pune in summer (90s in shade, if you are lucky)  if you wore all those layers.  Also, her pedantic lectures about Ishq (romantic love) to her parents, Bajirao’s terrifying mother and Chattrapati Shahu  defy both common sense and credulity.
  • Dialog seems at times overwrought and overdone, see the point above.
  • Hottest scene: Kashibai sneaking up on Bajirao in the bath. (around 0.56 in the Albela Sajan video)
  • A paragraph about where Bajirao fits in the history (chronologically and in terms of importance) of India would have been useful either at the beginning and/or the end of the movie. A  prologue and/or an epilogue, if you will.
  • All in all, despite some missteps Sanjay Leela Bhansali manages to hit many high notes.  The main love story is not as riveting as  it could have been, I found it hard to root for Bajirao and Mastani.   However the resulting  fallout and conflict with orthodox religious hierarchy of Pune and Bajirao’s own family is believable and depressing familiar. Even today an interfaith  match like Bajirao Mastani wouldn’t go down too well among most Indian families.

Musical Score : A

Dialog : B-

Overall : B +

I will expand on these points in my upcoming posts. Until then I leave you with a poster of Bajirao Mastani starring my kittehs. As always questions and comments are welcome.

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