Lipstick Under My Burkha

In the climax of Alankrita Shrivatava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, the four leading ladies are talking about how the ability to dream made them suffer badly. It’s a scene crafted through humor and I found it very hard hitting. A film that has boldly spoken against the patriarchal society in a brilliant way facing objection …




Munna Michael

There is a small phase in the film Munna Michael where our protagonist and antagonist are sort of bonding. This phase happens in the earlier part of the movie and I kind of hoped things would go interesting. But Sabbir Khan had no different plans this time too. He deviates an interesting plot in to …




Team 5

Remember Siva’s story in Bangalore Days? Imagine the worst possible interpretation of that story in to a full length feature film with all the clichés one can imagine and Team 5 will be that movie. Don’t think that it’s a good movie because of the Bangalore Days reference I made, Team 5 belongs to the …




Vikram Vedha

Director duo Pushkar and Gayathri’s Vikram Vedha is an extremely engaging action thriller that traverses in to the perceptions and depths of its main characters. With a debate going on in the film’s entire narrative, there isn’t a single moment in the film where you will distract. The mould of a typical Tamil film might …




Minnaminungu

Apart from the sensational portrayal of Surabhi Lakshmi, everything else in the latest movie Minnaminungu is pretty much on the average zone. A story that doesn’t really encapsulate the emotions with sensible amount of drama is taken to a whole new level by the leading lady and she manages to disturb you with her performance. …




Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan is known for all his mind twisting cinematic takes on various subjects. Even with the dark knight trilogy he gave the audience something different from the usual superhero stuff we all saw till that point. The genius has arrived with his new war drama Dunkirk and in that specific genre Nolan puts his …







Hadiyya

Watching certain movies would end up in making you search for synonyms for words like cliché, outdated etc. Hadiyya, directed by Unni Pranavam is one such torturing melodrama that has an extremely lame writing and a making that can be called outdated even this movie was made 10 years back. With a screenplay that tries …