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Mismatched

Mismatched, the new Netflix original that has YouTube sensation Prajakta Koli in the prominent role, is trying to go into the dilemmas of its characters. The emotional insecurities, the need for a relationship, etc., are getting etched out through various characters in the larger picture. But somewhere, I felt the canvas was far too small […]




Final Thoughts

I hope once season 2 gets released, the characters would look more relatable on an emotional level when you binge-watch it.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Bicchoo Ka Khel

When Mirzapur got released, many reviews said that it felt like a wannabe Anurag Kashyap movie that never achieved that quality. Well, I personally never had that opinion about the series. But when it comes to the new Zee5 Alt Balaji series Bicchoo Ka Khel starring Divyendu Sharma in the lead role, I would say […]




Final Thoughts

When it comes to the content, Bicchoo Ka Khel is just a hurried narrative with a basic plot that aspires to look like a convoluted one. But in reality, it is pretty simplistic.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Taish

When you can’t really take a side in a story and end up thinking about all those characters, the movie starts to sort of stay in your headspace. The latest Bejoy Nambiar movie Taish that got released as a series in Zee 5 was one such experience. In his usual style, Bejoy cleverly mixes eccentric […]




Final Thoughts

Taish manages to manipulate you to think about the characters, and the numbness we feel at the end of the movie is a result of good writing.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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A Suitable Boy

It took almost 3 days for me to complete the new Netflix limited series (originally made for BBC), A Suitable Boy directed by Mira Nair. No, it wasn’t my inability to find time to watch this series that caused the delay. The language and a major chunk of the characters in the series were so […]




Final Thoughts

The first and foremost thing to make sure in the storytelling of this scale is to ensure the depth and in that department, A Suitable Boy fails due to its hurried structure.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Mirzapur: Season 2

The first season of Mirzapur was dedicated to establishing characters. The characters that were largely in the backdrop of events in season one is now at the forefront of things.  And what I really loved about the second season is its unpredictability in constructing the power dynamics. What we eventually end up seeing at the […]




Final Thoughts

With well fleshed out characters getting introduced along with some dramatic shifts in the plot, I would say it has all the stuff that someone who enjoyed the first season was looking forward to.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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The Boys: Season 2

In its first Season, Erik Kripke’s The Boys was more like a spoof. As the Superhero stuff was dominating Hollywood at that point (even now), this interpretation of Superheroes aka Supes was really catchy. The story had depth, the characters were distinct and the level of brutality and swagger one gets to see was clearly […]




Final Thoughts

Season 2 of The Boys delivers a really fascinating, scaled up, and an in-depth look at the world of Supes.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story

The first five or six episodes of the new SonyLIV original series Scam 1992- The Harshad Mehta Story is your template Rags to Riches story where an aspiring young man’s gutsy moves make him a sensational figure in the history of the Indian Stock Exchange. But what really sucked me into the dirty and complex […]




Final Thoughts

The title and trailer may sound like it is simply focusing on one person, but by the time you finish watching this 10 episode series, it successfully enhances your overall knowledge about the scam.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Emily in Paris

In one scene in the new Netflix show, Emily in Paris, our title protagonist Emily’s coworker Luc tells her his opinion about the escapist American movies that don’t prefer showing life and tries to sell cheesy romantic ideas. Even though Emily in Paris isn’t a tough one to sit through by any means, this observation […]




Final Thoughts

The lovely Emily played by Lily Collins and the escapism Luc criticized can make Emily in Paris that light romantic comedy for a lazy Sunday watch.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended