Kaalakaandi

Akshat Verma is the man who wrote the outrageously hilarious black comedy Delhi Belly which is among my favorites. Kaalakaandi is Verma’s first film as a director. The less than two hour long movie definitely has moments of outrageous fun. But those moments are far too discrete and ultimately Kaalakaandi looks dull and the multiple …




The Post

The present day seems like a time where sincere journalism needs to show some guts to bring out the truth. At a time where we are flooded by news channels and news papers that aren’t bold enough to take a stand against the irregularities of the state which covers its mistakes using patriotic sentiments, Steven …




Sketch

Sketch is like a great example on how to make a film without any idea on how to conclude it. This movie by Vijay Chandar has all the clichés in the world and out of the blue comes a climax message on why we should educate children who are forced to do labor. Even though …




Mukkabaaz

Sports dramas have always followed a format that is quite familiar to us. There is an underdog who aspires to be big. And films in this category would showcase his triumph in becoming a champion. What’s interesting about Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz is that the triumph he shows in this film is not about the victory …




Queen

The women empowerment – revenge theme has been getting made over and over in the last few years and last year itself Bollywood sort of faced a burn out of this theme. The Malayalam film Queen is also an addition to the list and unfortunately it isn’t that gripping. Those of you who have not …