Sherni

Sherni, the new Amit Masurkar film after his debut venture Newton has some striking similarities with the Rajkummar Rao starrer. The similarities are largely on the structural side of the script. The central protagonist and their emotional struggle are almost the same here. While the slight caricature tone of Newton made it more of a… Continue reading Sherni




Cheraathukal

After the director’s credit in the title sequence of Cheraathukal, we would see this credit of “produced and designed” attributed to Dr. Mathew Mampra. As I write this review, the major query that pops up in my mind is about that design part. Anyone who has the patience to sit through this six films anthology… Continue reading Cheraathukal




Sweet Tooth

The premise of the new Netflix series Sweet Tooth has a deadly virus that sort of divided the world, people wearing masks, infected people getting killed, a category of the new human race getting hunted as they are considered as the cause for this apocalyptic situation, etc. Even though the visual texture of Sweet Tooth… Continue reading Sweet Tooth




Sunflower

Sunflower, the new ZEE5 original series created by Vikas Bahl, is a bloated thriller with no real focus. Bahl and co-director Rahul Sengupta want to create a society of characters. Yet, for a major part of the series, they seem to be uninterested in addressing the fact that the primary layer of the series is… Continue reading Sunflower




Mare of Easttown

Mare of Easttown from Craig Zobel is a solid murder mystery powered by a wonderfully layered script and terrific performances. Happening within the city of Easttown, the story distracts you very smartly and manages to do the extremely tough task of hiding the mystery. With the subplots that humanize the characters very deeply, how everything… Continue reading Mare of Easttown




The Family Man: Season 2

Clubbing the relatable middle-class life of an average Indian with the life of a secret agent was what made Raj and DK’s The Family Man an instant hit among the Indian audience. Well, much like any other show, the emphasis of the new season is to make it bigger and wider, and they have managed… Continue reading The Family Man: Season 2




Maharani

There are times when history shows you peculiar scenarios that were never expected to happen. Maharani, the new SonyLIV show created by Subhash Kapoor and directed by Karan Sharma, is one series that takes the catchy element of a historical event and tries to give it a creative interpretation. Maharani is basically a What-if version… Continue reading Maharani




The Last Two Days

SI: “We have the fingerprints of the suspects from that location. So what does that mean?”. Constable: “It means they were there.” Imagine being that invisible third person who is watching this kind of conversation (These are not the exact dialogues in the movie). Debutante Santhosh Lakshman’s The Last Two Days feels exactly like that.… Continue reading The Last Two Days