One Man Army Corps: Martial Arts Films with Kathy Gibson
We welcome Kathy Gibson (https://twitter.com/kathyfgibson) of Access Bollywood (https://accessbollywood.net/) to discuss two martial arts films as well as covering Hindi cinema with a Western lens.
Show Notes: Listen to Kathy on the Split Screen Podcast with Shah Shahid! (http://blankpagebeatdown.com/category/split-screen/) Access Bollywood’s streaming lists: Netflix (https://accessbollywood.net/bollywood-movies-streaming-on-netflix/), Amazon (https://accessbollywood.net/bollywood-movies-streaming-on-amazon-prime/), Heera (https://accessbollywood.net/bollywood-movies-streaming-on-amazons-heera-channel/) How the Hindi and Indian film industries have benefited from streaming services The ups and downs of Eros Now (http://erosnow.com/) The public library is still the best resource around Does anyone understand cricket? Josh Larsen of Larsen On Film (http://www.larsenonfilm.com/) Lack of local media coverage for Hindi cinema Access Bollywood’s Bollywood Box Office (https://accessbollywood.net/category/box-office-2/) South Indian ticket pricing MovieMavenGal (https://moviemavengal.com/) American versus Canadian film tastes Reviewing Hindi cinema as an outsider
(INTERVAL (“Cham Cham https://youtu.be/f6vY6tYvKGA” from Baaghi)
Martial arts in Bollywood (there aren’t that many) Kalaripayattu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalaripayattu) Vidyut Jammwal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VidyutJammwal) Asian filmmaking traditions: India versus East Asia Commando: A One Man Army (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commando:AOneManArmy) First Blood (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FirstBlood) “Saawan Bairi (https://youtu.be/3nIFEKebpcs )” and “Lena Dena (https://youtu.be/D3tB85ba-k)” Baaghi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baaghi(2016film)) So bad it’s good? The most idiotic hero and heroine The economics of underground fighting leagues Tiger Shroff (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TigerShroff) and Shraddha Kapoor (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ShraddhaKapoor) A Flying Jatt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AFlyingJatt) The Raid Redemption (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheRaid(2011film)) Kazu Patrick Tang’s wig (http://kungfukingdom.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Kazu-Patrick-Tang-Dragonwolf-2.jpg) Xenophobic portrayal of Thailand Tiger Shroff’s star potential and nepotistic expectations
NEXT TIME: We’re joined by CJSR DJ Piyush Patel to discuss the films of Mani Ratnam.
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