In honour of the Summer Olympics in Rio, we discuss three films featuring Olympics sports.
Show Notes: We’re sorry this episode is late; a storm fried both our router and our computer The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016SummerOlympics) We don’t like sports, but we like sports movies We’re not discussing Mary Kom (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MaryKom(film)), because we already did (https://audioboom.com/boos/4467735-episode-6-who-s-the-hottest-girl-in-the-world?t=0) Chak De! India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChakDe!India) The unfortunate status of women’s sports Cultural diversity and sports/film as nation building Girl power and solidarity Erin’s plans for a Canadian remake
(INTERVAL “Chak De! India (https://youtu.be/OSEw6kv70Xw)” from Chah De! India)
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BhaagMilkhaBhaag)
Milkha Singh, The Flying Sikh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MilkhaSingh)
Flashbacks in your flashbacks
Partition of India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PartitionofIndia)
“Maston Ka Jhund (https://youtu.be/3OKOmTC42A),” the army song and Bhangra (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhangra(dance))
“Slow Motion Angreza (https://youtu.be/aPnHl68SaU),” the Australian Country Western song and “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Rock (https://youtu.be/hc7IJO7fD78),” the training montage
Milkha Singh’s relationships with women
Matt’s far out Austen comparison
Fight scenes and training montages (https://youtu.be/tzWLrPUnIwY) “440 Volt (https://youtu.be/y2i-QCubGZ0),” “Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai (https://youtu.be/aWMTj-rejvc),” and “Jag Ghoomeya (https://youtu.be/6TPcwWHZN0)” Zodiac’s (https://twitter.com/ZODIACMF) film scoring system
NEXT TIME: We shine the spotlight on Varun Dhawan and discuss his performances in Main Tera Hero, Badlapur, and Dishoom
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