Sports!

Aug 05, 2016, 02:50 AM

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 Sultan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan(2016film)) A meta-critique 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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