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anonymous asked:

what films would you rec for a bollywood begginer?

Oh gosh. There are so many good ones, but let me see.

Here are some films I would consider watching. 

  1. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge - When Raj and Simran first met on an inter-rail holiday in Europe, it wasn’t exactly love at first sight.
  2. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara - Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.
  3. Jab We Met - A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman. 
  4. Swades - A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
  5. Dil Chanta Hai - Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension. 
  6. Lagaan: Once Upon  Time in  India - The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
  7. Highway - Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper.
  8. Kahaani - A pregnant woman’s search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
  9. Kai Po Che -Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country’s next cricket stars. 
  10. The Lunchbox - A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. 
  11. English Vinglish - A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English. 
  12. Lootera - An aristocrat’s daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.
  13. Fitoor - Modern adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations; a poor but talented boy falls in love with a girl from an affluent family.
  14. Queen - A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her marriage gets canceled.
  15. Rustom - In 1959, a decorated naval officer is accused of murdering his wife’s lover. 
  16. Dangal - Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.
  17. Pink - When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names. (Warning: rape/assault)
  18. Hindi Medium - A couple from Chandni Chowk aspire to give their daughter the best education and thus be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi.
  19. Trapped - A man gets stuck in an empty high rise without food, water or electricity.
  20. Badrinath Ki Dulhania - Badrinath Bansal from Jhansi and Vaidehi Trivedi from Kota belong to small towns but have diametrically opposite opinions on everything. This leads to a clash of ideologies, despite both of them recognizing the goodness in each other. (Although I would caution watching due to sensitive topics discussed in the movie).
  21. Dear Zindagi - Kaira is a budding cinematographer in search of a perfect life. Her encounter with Jug, an unconventional thinker, helps her gain a new perspective on life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life’s imperfections.
  22. Raees -Criticizing the prohibition of alcohol in Gujarat, this film unfolds the story of a clever bootlegger, whose business is challenged by a tough cop.
  23. Lipstick Under My Burqa - Set in the crowded lanes of small town India, a burkha-clad college girl struggles with issues of cultural identity and her aspirations to be a pop singer. A young two-timing beautician, seeks to escape the claustrophobia of her small town. An oppressed housewife and mother of three, lives the alternate life of an enterprising saleswoman. And a 55 year old widow rediscovers her sexuality through a phone romance. Trapped in their worlds, they claim their desires through secret acts of rebellion.
  24. Neerja - The story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.
  25. Namastey London - A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.
  26. Kapoor and Sons - A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of 2 brothers who visit their family and discover that their parents marriage is on the verge of collapse,the family is undergoing a financial crunch and much more as the drama unfolds.
  27. Taare Zameen Paar - An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
  28. Piku - A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.
  29. Barfi! - A charming deaf-mute prankster’s  bittersweet relationship with two women, one is autistic, turns his life upside-down. 
  30. Omkara - A politically-minded enforcer’s misguided trust in his lieutenant leads him to suspect his wife of infidelity in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’.
  31. Wake Up SId - Sid Mehra (Ranbir Kapoor) is a young man living in Mumbai who benefits from the indulgence of his parents. After graduating from university, he makes a stab at working in his father’s business, but lasts only a week. He then meets Aisha (Konkona Sen Sharma), an aspiring writer from Calcutta. Sid helps her get settled in the city and then wants to take things further – but Aisha isn’t interested because of Sid’s slacker personality. Will her rejection serve as a wake-up call for Sid?
  32. Jodhaa Akbar - Epic romance, set in 16th-century India, about the love story between Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar, the Mughal Emperor of Hindustan, and Rajput princess Jodhaa. In order to extend his empire, Akbar agrees to a marriage of alliance to young and fiery Jodhaa but soon realizes he has to defend his choice of bride as his courtiers voice their displeasure at the idea of their Muslim Emperor marrying a Hindu.
  33. Devdas - After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee’s life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.
  34. Bajirao Mastani - In 16th century India, undefeated warrior Bajirao was bestowed with the title of Prime Minister, and became the greatest weapon of his Empire. Bajirao recieves a rider with an urgent request to save a fort under siege by the Moguls, Bajirao’s greatest opponents. He refuses initially, but is mesmerized by the rider, a beautiful Rajput princess who rode for days to seek him out. Despite Bajirao’s best efforts, he cannot deny his love for Princess Mastani. She pursued him to Pune, where Bajirao’s family promptly sent her away. Bajirao faced great opposition from his family, his people, and his priests. Every attempt is made to separate them, but they always find their way to each other, finally paying the ultimate price in the name of love.
  35. Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham - Rahul, the adoptive son of business magnate Yash Raichand, feels eternal gratitude to his father for rescuing him from a life of poverty. Yet, when Yash forbids his love of poor Anjali, Rahul marries her and moves to London with new wife and sister-in-law, Pooja, breaking the heart of his mother. Ten years later, Rahul’s younger brother comes to London intent on brokering peace between father and son.
  36. Dil Se - The clash between love and ideology is portrayed in this love story between a radio executive and a beautiful revolutionary
  37. Damini - The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to get justice, but the family including her husband oppose her, which leads her to leave the house. Soon she is helped by a drunkard, an ex-advocate, who helps her in all respect to reach to her aim and therefore justice.
  38. Mrityudand: The Death Sentence - Mrityudand is a film commentary on the social and the gender injusticeA woman (Madhuri Dixit), her sister-in-law (Shabana Azmi) a laborer (Om Puri) and others unite to stand up against a hard-nosed businessman.
  39. Sadma (stars Sridevi) - One night, Sadma is in a car accident, which leaves her with amnesia. She runs away from the hospital but ends up in a brothel, where she meets a friendly schoolteacher.
  40. Rangeela - A middle class young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.
  41. Ek Hasina The - A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.
  42. Anand - The story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend.
  43. Mere Brother Ki Dulhan - A quirky rom-com where Kush finds the ideal Indian bride Dimple for his brother Luv and a series of comical and unpredictable events follow.

I know that the question is asking for Bollywood films, but I need to go ahead and include two of Indian Cinema’s post popular films ever released. 

  1. Bahubali - In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decade’s old feud between two warring people.
  2. Bahubali 2 - When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Not Bollywood films, but these are recommended by our followers:

  1. Ok Kamani (Similar to Ok Jaanu) - Two young lovers are compatible in every way - they even agree that marriage is futile. However, their emotions are not so easily managed, especially when they witness the unconditional love of the older couple with whom they live.
  2. Alaipayuthey - A computer expert and a crusading doctor marry in secret, then deal with death and trauma.

If you ever need more recommendations. Just shoot a message at our inbox. And I will update the list as they come.

- Sonia

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Fic: Head Boy

1.5k words, G rated

Scorpius’s seventh year letter from Hogwarts contains an unexpected piece of good news, and Draco has never been prouder. 

Beta’d by @abradystrix

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Hurricane Update + Date extensions!

Hello all! I’m currently with Wi-Fi for a short span of time, so I wanted to check in and make a small status update + date announcement. Hurricane Irma has officially passed over our area, and barring a leak in our bathroom, and a bunch of scattered tree limbs, we made it out A-okay! :) 

Now, to the sort of bad news. According to what I’ve heard, we could be without power for up to 10 days, possibly more, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it may only be a week. In the meantime, I’m going to adjust the Zine’s due dates accordingly, to make up for time spent awaiting the powers return, and getting back on track once it does. Rest assured, the moment it’s back on I’ll inform everyone, so we can keep this ball rolling! :D And again, thanks for bearing with me during all this, everyone!

Important Date Changes!;

Artists, your finished pieces are now due October 29th. Please submit them as a high res JPG to the same address I’ve been sending updates from!

For everyone else, Pre-orders have been extended to October 31st.

anonymous asked:

i am in desperate need of some hot drarry fics with daddy kink and/or bdsm in them!! i’ve read all of chibaken’s bdsm recs, and i need more!! any suggestions?

Hi nonnie!!! Omfg I wish!! But @o0o-chibaken-o0o’s list is pretty extensive. She’ll keep us updated when there are more. Lol.

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Disclaimer: This is not for the average user, this is for creators. By writing this I hope it brings attention to the issues and hopefully a batch fix is added, but until then this is the process needed to add the new toddler rigs to seating so they don’t float or sink into comfort objects made before the January 12, 2017 patch. 

If you have altered or moved the slots for your custom objects in any way, or added decor slots, they will need to be re-done since you are overwriting the original slots in the object. 


Ok, so what I have found out during my extensive overhaul and updating of cc is that new toddler rigging has been added to comfort objects. It is strange that toddlers can use these items now, but they tend to float or sink into the objects instead. This is designed to update the older objects so toddlers correctly use them.

The objects affected by this patch include:

  • Living chairs
  • Dining chairs
  • Sofas
  • Loveseats
  • Ottomans (misc seating)
  • Desk Chairs
  • respective versions of the above found in outdoor furniture

Comfort Objects not affected:

  • Bedding for children and older
  • Barstools

The basic process is this:

  1. Clone Maxis object that matches the object that needs updating.
  2. Go to warehouse tab and export the rig and slot resources (individual export, not batch export).
  3. Open up the object that needs updating. 
  4. Go to the warehouse tab and import the rig and slot resource from the Maxis object. 
  5. Save and exit.
  6. Reopen the object you just updated and go to the Rig/Slots tab in studio mode. You will now see the toddler lots are now added to the object.
  7. Check ingame (best to look at them before so you can compare what they look like after being fixed).

As always, be sure to keep a copy of the package file in case something goes wrong.

LONG POST IS LONG

okay i’ve slept and i’m at work and have time to discuss feelings

(also: yes, the movie leaked, and yes, it’s out there to watch with a little googling. just remember safe web-browsing rules, kiddos, and if you don’t trust/know the site: never download and run any programs, never sign up for any services, definitely never pay for any services, and always have your ad-blocker extension installed and updated. there’s a lotta sketchy stuff out there.)

i’m also tagging anything to do with the movie as “batman versus robin spoilers” so add that to your blacklist if you’d rather wait until it drops officially/haven’t had a chance to catch it. real-real spoilers will always be hidden under a read more!

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talking about xkit to my boyfriend (dominoeffect28)
  • me: I really hope this update is an april fool's joke because this is fuckin ridiculous. I might even have to resort to mobile.
  • scott: what about that xkit guy you were telling me about?
  • me: he's just a college student doing this for free. That is why he is revered as the tumblr jesus, but his powers are limited with so many expecting fixes only hours after the update's release
  • scott: ah. he faces the problem all gods have: Intervene too much, and the people demand your intervention. Do not intervene, and they lose faith.
  • me: Exactly. This guy has built an empire, but when it comes down to it, he's just a college kid with exams and limited income, bearing the weight of avoiding copyright violations and pleasing the thousands of tumblr trash children.
  • scott: He should have abandoned you long ago. He's the hero tumblr needs, but not the one it deserves.
  • me: a true saint among heathens
  • scott: a chick-fil-a among dairy queens.
  • me: long live xkit.

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For those who don’t know, when I talk about “what happened to the XKit guy”, I’m referring to this post. Flags itself as “potential predator alert” even though it’s actually asking for evidence. No evidence whatsoever just yet, right?

Understandably, somebody sent an ask through, and the blog responded with this. Now, I don’t know about you, but a few things stick out about this post…

“we unfortunately haven’t received any submissions/asks on him at this point in time” I think this speaks for itself.

“seeing that he’s a popular user on this website” This was the one that made me snap. Hey, XKit guy’s popular, XKit guy’s well-known and beloved by the Tumblr community, let’s out him as a predator! Wouldn’t that be cool and edgy and controversial?!?!?!?!?!

One claim, which can’t be released, and the rumours started flying. And, from what I’ve gathered, the XKit guy received so many hate messages that he has now had a breakdown and won’t be updating the extension any more.

If you spread any of these rumours when they dropped, and you’re complaining now about the new update and how you want it fixed, I’m sorry, but you brought this on yourself.

telegraph.co.uk
Tom Hiddleston on why his Night Manager character could be the next 007

The BBC’s devilishly enjoyable adaptation of John le Carré’s The Night Manager premiered last Sunday and immediately announced itself as event television. Take the credits sequence – all morphing Martini glasses and crashing chandeliers, it was a mere Shirley Bassey solo away from stealing James Bond’s tux and making off with his audience.

Tom Hiddleston, in the title role of soldier-turned-hotelier-turned-spy Jonathan Pine, certainly scrubbed up impeccably, giving us a smoother (and younger) hero than the one who slinked through the pages of Le Carré’s 1993 novel.

It wasn’t just a matter of cutting a dash, though. The 35-year-old Englishman, a Shakespeare veteran best known to global film fans for his role as Loki in the Marvel comics franchise, hasn’t skimped on his homework either. He never does. Every close-up shows him thinking his way carefully into this part, turning the whole enterprise into a cunning chess game.

“The opening paragraph of chapter two of the novel is emblazoned on the inside of my brain,” says Hiddleston, looking supremely dapper as usual in a Berlin hotel bar. “It says, ‘Jonathan Pine, graduate of a rainy archipelago of orphanages, foster homes, half-mothers, cadet units and training camps, sometime army wolf-child with a special unit in Northern Ireland…’ So you get the sense that Pine’s wasn’t an upbringing of enormous privilege, but his service in the Army and hotel management has given him this access to the manners and the milieu of the very wealthy.”

The crucial upshot of this is gaining the trust of arms dealer Richard Roper (Hugh Laurie), “the worst man in the world”, and using this to report back on his nefarious activities to British intelligence. Roper is part Bond villain, part mirror image of Pine – both are interlopers in the English class system drawn to each other’s opportunism and drive. It’s a lot of fun, of course, but Hiddleston takes the role a little more seriously than that – he’s happy to think through the real-world implications of this plot, which has been extensively updated from Le Carré’s book, for instance by moving the timeline to just after the Arab Spring in 2011.

“There must be people like Pine,” he decides. “I remember being fascinated by the debate last November on whether the UK should join air strikes against Islamic State. All we got was that intelligence had come from the 'highest level’. I’ve listened to John le Carré talk about what happens in those meetings. There must be people who are truly hidden from society, gathering intelligence about targets, about numbers of troops, about weapons and so on.”

Early reactions to The Night Manager have found it hard to shake off the James Bond parallels, even going so far as to suggest that it feels like a virtual audition piece for Hiddleston as 007.

“I’ve been getting a lot of that,” he admits. “There are similarities insofar as Pine and Bond are granted a licence above and beyond the law to do bad things for the greater good. Bond has a 00 licence to kill. I don’t know if Pine is a 00 just yet…”

“Nobody would say no to Bond!” interjects Hiddleston’s director, the Oscar-winning Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, who is making her first inroad into long-form drama with this series. “Even if you ask Olivia Colman, she’s going to want to play Bond. Or any director. It’s part of the air we breathe.”

The glorious Colman, hiding a pregnancy bump under some heavy jumpers, plays Angela Burr, the spymaster who recruits Pine and installs him at the heart of Roper’s operation. In the book, Angela was a Leonard, but Bier leapt at the chance to do a gender switch.

“Part of my worry about a contemporary spy thing,” she says, “was that you’re going to alienate the entire female audience. Because you’re gonna relive that world of men having been to public schools, having more or less got the same education. And I think it’s slightly dusty. The real world is somewhat more diverse, and we have to reflect that.”

You won’t catch her implying that Le Carré’s worldview is sexist, however. “He has a very contemporary mind,” she explains. “I think he was pretty adamant to make it current.”

The process of updating the book while also satisfying Le Carré’s legion of fans was helped by the writer’s own input – Bier says that keeping him happy was a high priority. “Through him we actually got access to a whole network of spies, of people working within the weapons industry. To me as a director, almost the most frightening aspect is that people who deal with weapons might as well be dealing with luxury cars. Can it be this easy not to be found out? Apparently it is.”

Hiddleston does a pretty spot-on impression of Laurie, tilting his head with a “Well, I, erm…” that conjures pure Bertie Wooster. He calls his co-star “an extraordinary mixture of deep seriousness and irreverence” who is “painfully honest” with himself. Bier says that a resolute loathing of hypocrisy unites both men. She’s curious to know if Hiddleston ever contemplated being a spy when he was younger. “I thought about it! But I just thought my personality is too visible, in a way. I’m not disposed to secrecy.”

An actor who doesn’t like camouflage? Here Hiddleston finds himself playing a character who goes by four different aliases, and conceals his true identity from almost everyone.

“That was the challenge and the thrill of it. In every scene I had to hide sufficiently that Roper and Co aren’t smelling a rat, but not hide so much that I’m hiding from the audience. I liked the idea that there is anonymity in uniform. He finds security in the silhouette of someone who is of service. But then you scratch behind that, and what is his centre?”

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Just admit you have a thing for him. Excuse me?
I saw the way you looked at him that night you came over for dinner.
You know, my relationship with Stefan is strictly… c o m p l i c a t e d, ok?