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 ( We don’t like sports, but we like sports movies We’re not discussing Mary Kom (, because we already did ( Chak De! India (!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 (” from Chah De! India) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag ( Milkha Singh, The Flying Sikh ( Flashbacks in your flashbacks Partition of India ( “Maston Ka Jhund (,” the army song and Bhangra ( “Slow Motion Angreza (,” the Australian Country Western song and “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Rock (,” the training montage Milkha Singh’s relationships with women Sultan ( A meta-critique Matt’s far out Austen comparison
Fight scenes and training montages ( “440 Volt (,” “Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai (,” and “Jag Ghoomeya (” Zodiac’s ( 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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