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Streaming Video News: May 15, 2019

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with a nine titles added today, some of which return to the service after an absence. Two 2018 Urdu releases — 7 Din Mohabbat In and Cake — are now available for streaming, as are seven Hindi titles:

Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum was already on Netflix, so now the whole series is available. Yay? Also, I have no recollection of what happens in EMI, even though I reviewed it when it came out.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of new additions in the last five days, including the 2019 releases Kavaludaari (Kannada), Manasa Vaacha (Telugu), and Mithai (Telugu). Mohanlal’s March, 2019 hit Lucifer joins Prime on May 16 in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu.

Update: All three versions of Lucifer are now available.

  • Lucifer (2019/Malayalam)
  • Lucifer (2019/Malayalam, Tamil-dubbed)
  • Lucifer (2019/Malayalam, Telugu-dubbed)

For everything else new on Netflix and Amazon Prime — Bollywood or not — check Instant Watcher.

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Movie Review: EMI (2008)

2 Stars (out of 4)

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As economies around the world falter, what could be timelier than a movie about the danger of credit card debt? The film even ends with the written warning: “Take Loans Responsibly.” EMI (an acronym for “Easy Monthly Installment”) is an uneven but watchable comedy about a tough collections agent (Sanjay Dutt) who changes his image by helping folks out of debt, instead of beating them up for money — his usual collection method. The film’s best scene is an early dance number featuring Arjun Rampal that pays tribute to Saturday Night Fever, white leisure suit and all.