Bengali Review

Gora Piggybacks on the Glorious, Messy Casualness of Ritwick Chakraborty

The Hoichoi series expects to get away with its shoddiness by having the actor in a role that needs him…

Golondaaj on Hoichoi Turns A Great Real Life Story into a Preposterous Movie

The film's persistent reminders of Lagaan doesn’t help its case.

Mandaar, on Hoichoi, is a Visceral Epic that Intrigues and Entertains in Equal Measure

Actor Anirban Bhattacharya’s directorial debut has all the formulaic ingredients typical of an Indian web series: violence, sex, revenge, explicit…

Tokhon Kuasa Chilo is a Regressive, Confused Film Pretending to be Anti-Fascist

The film, set in present day pre election Bengal, stars Saswata Chatterjee and Soumitra Chatterjee.

Birohi, on YouTube, is the Cinematic Equivalent of a Locally Brewed Cocktail

Anything goes in Birohi, the village at the centre of Pradipta Bhattacharyya's web series.

Munshigiri, On Chorki, Is The ‘Literary Crime Thriller’ You Don’t Expect It To Be

Echoes of Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s first film Aynabaji, also starring Chanchal Chowdhury, are built into his latest

Mukhosh, on Hoichoi, is hard to care about

Anirban Bhattacharya is wasted in Birsa Dasgupta’s remake of Malayalam hit Anjaam Pathiraa.

Once Upon A Time In Calcutta Review: A Heartbreaking Fairytale About A City That Survives

Premiering at the Venice International Film Festival, Aditya Vikram Sengupta's third film imbues poetry even in the most desolate scenes

‘Once Upon A Time In Calcutta’ Articulates Complicated Feelings For A Changing City

Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s third feature, that premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, is both his most ambitious and conventional…

Binisutoy Review: A Film about Companionship that Plays like a Puzzle

Atanu Ghosh’s new film, starring Ritwick Chakraborty and Jaya Ahsan, is not easy to like, and is all the more…

Srijit Mukherji’s REKKA, On Hoichoi, Is An Infuriatingly Shoddy, Incoherent Mess

REKKA is not the first show of its kind, and it’s not going to be the last. This is standard…