Reviews

Kuttavum Shikshayum: A Hyper-Detailed Procedural Where The Mundane Becomes Extraordinary

It’s Kuttavum Shikshayum’s devotion to realism that gives it an edge over other films of the genre

Seththumaan Movie Review: Director Thamizh’s Original Style Stands Out In This Amazing Debut

Films like Seththumaan help us, especially the disconnected urban middle class, to get a glimpse into the underbelly of Tamil…

Top Gun: Maverick Is An Enthralling Ode To Flight, and Action Cinema

A definitive, and enthralling piece of cinema that transcends into an experience

Seththumaan Movie Review: A Stoic But Striking Recreation Of Perumal Murugan’s Tale Of Food And Politics

Director Thamizh retains the timbre of a short story, yet accentuating it with visual and aural layers that bring it…

F3: Fun and Frustration Is More Problematic Than Funny

It's hard to laugh at characters who are wrong and do more wrong things without having our sympathy completely with…

Tokyo Vice On Lionsgate Play Is A Free-Fall Into The Seductive World Of Yakuza, 90s Japan And Gonzo Journalism

The look and feel takes a leaf out of the Michael Mann stylebook: the city is slick and nocturnal

Anek Is Too Muddled And Messy To Make A Statement

The film buries itself under the privilege of having to explain – and accessorize – a decades-long conflict

John Luther Movie Review: A Well-Made Atmospheric Thriller That Works Best As An Origins Story

The lead character’s inability to hear adds elements to a thriller we rarely get to see. This makes John more…

The Miniaturist of Junagadh Paints The Void Between Home And Heart

The short is a tender dance of loss and nostalgia

Top Gun: Maverick Is A Shot Of Pure Blockbuster Adrenaline

The sequel to Tony Scott's Top Gun (1986) isn't so much an exercise in nostalgia as a wistful comment on…

Halo S1 Is At Its Best When It Fully Embraces Its Video-Game Roots

The show, streaming on Voot, is what I call a video-game adaptation in denial

BFF, On Aha Video, Confuses Light And Funny For Lack Of Conflict

Instead of being an insight into the lives of these women who struggle to navigate their world, BFF constantly goes…