Patna Shuklla Review | An Excessively Melodramatic Legal Drama That Lacks Compelling Arguments

There is a terrific revelation happening in the last quarter of the new Hotstar film Patna Shuklla, starring Raveena Tandon. This twist was so good that I felt extremely disappointed that everything else in this legal drama was just loud melodrama rather than a logical legal struggle. If you can manipulate your own mind to… Continue reading Patna Shuklla Review | An Excessively Melodramatic Legal Drama That Lacks Compelling Arguments

Crew Review | Second-Half Turbulence Restricts This Fun Comedy From Being Hilarious

Director Rajesh Krishnan’s first film, Lootcase, was a crackling comedy that really made me laugh during those dark lockdown days. The latest Hindi film Crew, starring Tabu, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Kriti Sanon in lead roles, is the latest directorial from him. While the movie is a comedy that starts off really smoothly establishing the… Continue reading Crew Review | Second-Half Turbulence Restricts This Fun Comedy From Being Hilarious

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Review | This One Has Middling Aspirations on a Bigger Canvas

The latest Monsterverse film, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, is actually one film that feels a lot lighter in terms of the way it focuses on giving popcorn entertainment. The writing of the film has a lot of cliched tropes. But unlike the predecessors, which were way too dark and occasionally exhausting, this one… Continue reading Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Review | This One Has Middling Aspirations on a Bigger Canvas

Aadujeevitham Review | Blessy Wins You Over With a Visually Compelling Interpretation of Benyamin’s Work

Aadujeevitham, the book by Benyamin has a first-person narrative, which makes it extremely personal for the reader. Also, the first-person narrative is a tool that gives the writer an elaborate scope to divulge into subplots and also establish the character with all the details in the world. Prithviraj had rightly pointed out in his interviews… Continue reading Aadujeevitham Review | Blessy Wins You Over With a Visually Compelling Interpretation of Benyamin’s Work

Madgaon Express Review | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Meets The Hangover in This Passable Comedy

Madgaon Express, the directorial debut film of actor Kunal Khemu, can be summarized as Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara meets The Hangover. The final act of the movie is where the movie is getting into its zone, and there is a lot of witty stuff happening on screen largely through the staging and dialogues. After the… Continue reading Madgaon Express Review | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Meets The Hangover in This Passable Comedy

Rebel Review | An Irresponsible Political Drama With a Generic and Superficial Script

I won’t really claim that Kerala is a place where nobody shows discrimination to others. We all have seen a segment of the population, who shows hate towards a category of people based on their caste or language. Films addressing such political and sensitive topics are indeed a necessity, as art has that political layer… Continue reading Rebel Review | An Irresponsible Political Drama With a Generic and Superficial Script

Ae Watan Mere Watan Review | A Rudimentary Patriotic Story Filled With Cheesy Dialogues

There is a moment in Ae Watan Mere Watan where we see how Usha and her associates decided to create a private radio because the editors of major national media were getting threatened by the British, and they wanted to let the people know the truth. When you think of the cinematic possibility of the… Continue reading Ae Watan Mere Watan Review | A Rudimentary Patriotic Story Filled With Cheesy Dialogues

Big Girls Don’t Cry Review | Well-Written Characters in a Politically Unsubtle and Crowded Script

When you finish watching something like Laurie Nunn’s Sex Education, which spans multiple seasons, it is kind of possible to wish to see something of that sort in an Indian backdrop. Nitya Mehra’s new series for Amazon Prime Video, Big Girls Don’t Cry, is actually one similar attempt. Talking about the various emotional intricacies through… Continue reading Big Girls Don’t Cry Review | Well-Written Characters in a Politically Unsubtle and Crowded Script