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The 10 Hottest Movie Aliens

Guardians of the Galaxy had a great opening weekend, and one of the highlights for me is Zoe Saldana as Gamora. She has established herself as a fixture of the sci fi genre already with appearances in Avatar and Star Trek, and is adding to her resume as a sci-fi hottie with this summer’s Marvel blockbuster.


Not an alien, but man is she beautiful.

This has inspired a very meaningful ranking, the hottest female movie aliens of all time.  (I’ll let everyone else comment for dudes)

10) Laura Vasquez, Rosario Dawson, Men in Black II


Rosario Dawson is not particularly hot in this movie compared to many of her others (see Sin City).  However, this is more of an honorable mention due to her “body” of work… see what I did there!  Other memorable Rosario Dawson films in which she is pretty awesome, in no particular order: Deathproof, He Got Game, Alexander, and The Rundown.

9) Neytiri, Zoe Saldana, Avatar


Is it weird to consider a blue alien hot?  Probably, but anything that even resembles Zoe Saldana qualifies.  Plus she is super badass with her archery skills, although you do have to deal with a massive number of in-laws.  That’s quite a packed Thanksgiving Dinner table.  Does Jake Sully still celebrate Thanksgiving?  Does he celebrate any Earth holidays?  I’m sure these questions will be answered in the 3 Avatar sequels…

8) Ella, Olivia Wilde, Cowboys & Aliens


Yeah… she’s super pretty.  This movie is terrible, but Olivia Wilde looks amazing in any situation. She could wear a potato sack and look great.  Still, don’t let me confuse you, please don’t ever see this movie.

7) Gamora, Zoe Saldana, Guardians of the Galaxy


Obviously this article was just an excuse for various Zoe Saldana pics.  That aside, Gamora is a hottie in the comics, and Zoe Saldana certainly fits the bill in the live adaptation.  I was wondering: if she sits out in the sun, does she tan to a forest green?

6) Serleena, Lara Flynn Boyle, Men in Black II


Men in Black II was a very forgettable movie, aside from Lara Flynn Boyle being quite pretty, the aforementioned Rosario Dawson, or if you are into the whole Biz Markie/Will Smith beat boxing thing.  Tommy Lee Jones is cool as always, but still, this movie sucks.

5) Number 6, Teresa Palmer, I am Number Four


I really disliked this movie… but just look at her!  She’s number 1 in my book!  Well actually number 5. I’m no mathematician.

4) Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher, Return of the Jedi

Deal or No Deal Star Wars Special Episode 361

A legendary piece of cinema that made Carrie Fisher do thousands of sit-ups and inspired the perfect slutty nerd costume.  Just remember, she kissed her brother.  Gross.  Anyways, these ladies are obviously not Carrie Fisher, but I think they deserve to be in this article for the hell of it.

3) Commander Troi, Marini Sirtis, Star Trek TNG Films


Counselor, and later Commander Deanna Troi was at her best in The Next Generation, and is in the Hall of Fame of sci-fi beauties.  She was mind-raped in Nemesis which is lame, but she gets her vengeance in the end against Bane. I’m sure every TNG fan would love to be in Riker’s place right here, although Riker doesn’t seem so thrilled… not the beard!

2) Leeloo, Milla Jovovich, The Fifth Element


At some point in the movie, she is referred to as “perfect”.  Maybe not perfect, but she sure comes close.  She has such alluring eyes… and don’t forget about Bruce Willis’s blonde toupee.  That and Jean Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg.  Classic Gary Oldman.  I love this damn movie.

1) Sil, Natasha Henstridge, Species


This is a pretty terrible movie, which is kind of surprising because of the great: Forest Whitaker, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Marg Helgenberger… and then you have Natasha Henstridge. Wow.  Her only role in this movie is to be hot, and she sure is.

Thank you for your time, please stay on the line for a brief survey.


India Untouched Documentary

“‘India Untouched : To those who claim there is no Castism in India!’

This Documentary is to those who claim that, ‘India has moved on, there is nothing called untouchability or cast-ism in India today’. This is to show them the picture they failed to see till now, to remove the curtain of their eyes. Those who claim that their should not be special rights for those belonging to backward castes..and they should be for poors..’This is how the “Higher Castes” treat a Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe no matter what his financial state is’. You talk about equality and a fight with equal stature..where is that equal stature now? If those rights are not fair, which are meant for them to lift them up from their low status, to give them a right to stand at ‘equal’ within a society, then is it fair that those so called ‘Savarnas..Higher Caste’ are pushing them back in a deeper pit of backwardness, of social negligence, underdeveloped, poverty, and a state from where no one even gives a damn what will happen to that particular group of society…Is that Fair? Is it human?

All the facts presented in this video are true and were part of a research project.

And if u r pissed after watching this video, (Which are chances that you will be)..then don’t show your cheapness and low mental state here..tell to ur dad, mom, brothers and specially sisters.

It is the truth about India, and India are a country which believes in humanity, to bring every human being at an equal social and economical status. There is no discrimination against anyone bases upon their particular state. (And by the way..there is no magic wand to change a society..neither overnight laws change it..Society is what people are, what people think, and trust me, a good amount are measures were already taken to ensure that transformation in society).
Enjoy watching the truth! Jai Hind, Jai Bharat, Jai Bheem!”

Cut: Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision

We highly recommend that you watch this critically acclaimed documentary film, especially if you are considering whether you should get your child (or yourself) circumcised. If you were circumcised as an infant, you’ll certainly find it pretty interesting as well.

85% of the world’s population is NOT circumcised. Besides Israel, the US is the only country where circumcision is routinely performed on male infants, even if they do not belong to a religious community that considers it an essential ritual.

New Ashtanga Flick: Mysore Magic Film

MYSORE MAGIC:  Yoga at the Source
Summary: Magic happens at the source of Ashtanga Yoga in Mysore, India. Thousands from across the planet journey here to deepen their practice. Hear what they say, and enjoy an insider’s view into the Mysore experience.

*A portion of the proceeds from this film go to the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Charitable Fund.
22 minutes.
$4.99 stream rental.  $9.99 download purchase.


Kumare changed my life

Sri Kumaré is a revered Yoga Master, often known to his contemporaries as Adarsha or “The Mirror.” He is the current torchbearer of the Kumaré lineage and a respected, charismatic teacher of Yogic Science. Sri Kumaré is known for his youthful energy, transformative philosophy, and divine blessing.

But Kumaré is not real. He is an American filmmaker named Vikram Gandhi, who has transformed himself into Kumaré as the centerpiece of a social experiment designed to explore and test one of the world’s most sacred taboos. Concealing his true identity from all he meets, Kumaré forges profound, spiritual connections with real people from all walks of life. At the same time, in the absurdity of living as an entirely different person, Vikram the filmmaker is forced to confront difficult questions about his own identity. At the height of his popularity he reveals his greatest teaching: his true self. A playful yet genuine and insightful look at belief and spirituality, the film crosses a line few have dared to cross, all to discover: from illusion comes truth.


Living Yoga: The Life and Teachings of Swami Satchidananda

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Broome Street Temple – More Ashtanga TV

Broome St. Temple from Picture Farm on Vimeo.

Through the Eastern Gate

Anyone seen it?  Website with trailer

Chöd drum, Sister Yeshe in Dehradun, tibetan buddhism
Chöd drum, Dehradun

WHAT moves young, educated people to give up their lives in material security for a spiritual quest that is characterized by uncertainty?
Through the Eastern Gate is a documentary film about the aspirations, practices and ways of life of three young Westerners who follow three different eastern spiritual traditions.

pranayama, south india, tantric yoga, spiritual search
Hatha yoga, South India

In the idyllic rural setting of South India we get to know Ronela – a Finn who dedicated her life to traditional Tantric yoga. In Dehradun, in the North Indian foothills of the Himalayas, we meet Sister Yeshe – a young Australian nun who practices Tibetan Buddhism. And in Turkey we finally follow Aziz – a Californian Sufi dervish…

whirling aziz, istanbul, turkey, spiritual seeker, documentary
whirling Aziz, Istanbul

Another Portrait of Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga with Basia Lipska

Yoga, Inc. For Free (online)

via Yoga, Inc. – Watch the Documentary Film for Free – SnagFilms.

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From the snagfilms website:

(2007) 58 min

The documentary that asks whether yoga can survive Big Business with its good karma intact

Yoga has transformed from an ancient spiritual practice into a competitive, commercialized, multi-million dollar industry. And for a practice rooted in renunciation, yoga sure is making some people very rich. Can yoga survive this war between the sacred and the profane with its good karma intact?

Esak Garcia is a star on the burgeoning competitive yoga circuit, racking up cash prizes and edging ever closer to snagging an endorsement deal. But Esak’s ultimate goal is the Olympics, a dream instilled in him by his guru, Bikram Choudhury. Bikram’s supporters applaud his crusade to have yoga recognized as an Olympic sport. His detractors are horrified. It’s typical of the controversies that surround the ‘Bad Boy of Yoga’. Bikram has also copyrighted his popular yoga style. Those who teach ‘Bikram yoga’ without playing by his rules are hit with crippling copyright infringement fees. So a group of yoga studio owners take Bikram to court to pose an important legal question; can anyone ‘own’ yoga?

In today’s yoga world only the marketplace has real meaning, where everything is up for grabs, from yoga shoes to chakra panties. The new mantras are Standardize and Supersize. In the race to cash in yoga chains (‘McYoga’?) are popping up everywhere, putting the smaller studios out of business. No wonder purists are scratching their heads. Is nothing sacred?

Greed, lust, ego and the search for enlightenment all come together in this original, irreverent portrait of spiritualism and capitalism colliding head on.