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August 2010

Emmy 2010: Winners and Nominees (Losers)

According to Wikipedia (obviously the most reliable of sources) The name “Emmy” was chosen as a feminization of “immy”, a nickname used for the image orthicon tubes that were common in early television cameras. In any case this yearly award for excellence in the medium of TV was presented last night in LA and here is a full list of winners and nominees. See the list after the jump!Read More »Emmy 2010: Winners and Nominees (Losers)

Rant is back!

After a lengthier than expected absence, the rants are now back.  I guess I’ve built up quite a stockpile of things to vent my spleen about in all this time! I’d like to kick-off with something that we’ve all been… Read More »Rant is back!

Danny & Annie: A 27 year long ‘Love Story’

Danny Perasa and his wife, Annie, recount their twenty-seven-year romance. As they remember their life together from their first date to Danny’s final days with terminal cancer, these remarkable Brooklynites personify the eloquence, grace, and poetry that can be found in the voices of everyday people when we take the time to listen. Check out this heartwarming animated video after the Jump!Read More »Danny & Annie: A 27 year long ‘Love Story’

Cee Lo Green and 50 Cent say ” F*ck You”

Cee Lo has been dropping awesome tracks his entire career but his profile really got a boost since he started working with DJ Danger Mouse and created Gnarls Barkley. Together they dropped the massively succesfull album “ST Elsewhere”. His latest track from the forthcoming album has even more of that jazzy upbeat sound. And now 50 Cent has dropped a remix version. Check out both versions of Upodcast’s favorite track at the moment after the jump!Read More »Cee Lo Green and 50 Cent say ” F*ck You”

FilmBlog: Chaalbaaz (1989)- SriDeviPalooza

When we agreed to have a celebration week for Sridevi, the movie I instantly wanted to re-watch to see the full power of the undisputed queen of the Bollywood 80’s was the 1989 Pankaj Parashar directed Chaalbaaz. This remake of “Seeta aur Gheeta” starred Sridevi in a double role of Anju and Manju, Sunny Deol and Rajnikanth as the male leads, a whole host of 80’s clichés and even a Subhai Ghai-style heavily made up troupe of villains headed up by a buck-toothed Anupam Kher wearing Nicole Kidman’s plastic nose from “The Hours”.  Check out Upodcast‘s full review of this Masala Classic and why this movie as no other illustrates the power and phenomenon that is Sri Devi AKA Thunder Thighs AKA Roopi Ki Rani… Click here for more!Read More »FilmBlog: Chaalbaaz (1989)- SriDeviPalooza

Episode 15: The Vampire Movie- Let The Right One In

Twilight be Damned! This week Upodcast goes back  to Sweden and tackles the Vampire movie Let the Right One In andwe discuss its forthcoming American remake “Let Me In” directed by Matt Reeves of Cloverfield fame and Chloe Moretz (Hit Girl). We have a spoiler free discussion on Chritopher Nolan’s latest masterpiece (or is it?) Inception and the latest version of The Karate Kid starring Jaden Pinkett-Smith and Jackie Chan. In Geek News we discuss Nokia‘s comeback woes, New car technology coming towards us (if your’re rich that is) and the announced line up the much awaited Avengers-movie at Comic-Con. Check out the full show after the Jump!

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