Reviews

Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana Movie Review: A Superbly Written And Staged Cop-Criminal Drama

The film is deliberately paced where scenes and emotions are built slowly, almost invisibly, because of its fantastic staging.

Rabbithole Review: A Modest, Thought-Provoking Short About The Irony Of Isolation

The 11-minute film, directed by Tushar Singhal, is fairly basic in its messaging, but the little details are nice

Kaaval Movie Review: Some Fun 90’s Nostalgia In A Mostly Bland Mass Movie Stuck In Another Period

After dozens of films that milked nostalgia for comedy and romance, here’s a film that does it with a genre…

IFFI 2021: Lamb Is A Chilly Icelandic Folktale That’s Gripping Until It Isn’t

The Noomi Rapace starrer wields its long stretches of silence effectively, using them to create suspense and immerse viewers into…

House of Gucci Is A Sumptuous Hollywood Production That Starts Resembling A Tragedy

The timeline of Ridley Scott’s film roughly spans from the early seventies to the mid nineties, and there is a…

Antim: The Final Truth Drowns Out Its Key Ideas With Goons And Guns

This film is miles ahead of Salman’s last few ventures like Radhe and Dabangg 3. But that’s a pretty low…

Antim Is A Tired Crime Drama Derailed By An Inflated Superstar Cameo

Salman Khan – in the form of a Sikh inspector who speaks three lines of Punjabi – is the moral…

IFFI 2021: Under Its Visceral Images Of Body Horror, French Film Titane Has Real Heart

Julia Ducournau’s characters undergo a particularly violent form of cinematic exfoliation, scrubbed raw and left vulnerable, but also renewed and…

Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum Movie Review: An Exceptional Anthology That Marries Pure Cinema With Purer Intentions

Director Vasanth's film takes us through a journey of liberation across decades and is the most complete anthology in recent…

Chhorii On Amazon Prime Video Doesn’t Manage So Much As A Decent Scare

Nushrratt Bharuccha stars as the kind of horror film heroine who has never seen a horror film in her life…

Chhorii, On Amazon Prime Video, Is Well-Intentioned But Fumbling

Nushrratt's sincerity is admirable but her expressions, especially in the more over-wrought scenes, tend to falter

Maanaadu Movie Review: This Quintessential Venkat Prabhu Film Gives Simbu His Do Over

Maanaadu is entertaining not because the two leads are smart, but because they are ridiculously ordinary.