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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

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PariWar

If you just go to the wiki or IMDB page of the series PariWar and check the cast of the new Hotstar show, you won’t be able to resist yourself from watching the show. It has Gajraj Rao, Ranvir Shorey, Vijay Raaz, Yashpal Sharma, Abhishek Banerjee, etc in major roles, and almost every member in […]




Final Thoughts

The writing of this show directed by Bheja Fry director Sagar Ballary is extremely lackluster and it just can’t create any sort of excitement to make you look forward to the next episode.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Ratched

I remember watching One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest couple of years back from Thiruvananthapuram Sree theater during IFFK. I went in knowing the fact that this was the film that Priyadarshan got influenced to make Thalavattam. One character that will stay with everyone at the end of the film is that of nurse Ratched; […]




Final Thoughts

It has performances that will impress you and the visual craft of the series is also pretty engaging. It’s just that this empathizing aspect of the story just puts it in a clumsy setting.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Time Enna Boss

The moment when you hear that recorded laughter for a not so funny joke, we are given a clear indication about how under confident the makers are about the new Amazon Prime Video show Time Enna Boss. Directed by Super Subu and starring Bharath, Priya Bhavanishankar, Robo Shankar, Sanjana Sarathy, Karunakaran, and Alexander Babu, Time […]




Final Thoughts

Unless you are a reviewer, there is absolutely no reason for you here to watch the show after surviving one or two episodes.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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JL50

I was genuinely excited when I saw the teaser of the new Sony LIV original series JL50. The excitement got increased when the trailer made it clear that the aim is to tell us a time travel story. But the series on the whole is an extremely basic version of all the time travel concepts […]




Final Thoughts

JL50 as a time travel saga feels very abstract and rushed through. It is recommendable only for those people who have never seen anything related to time travel.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Masaba Masaba

Masaba Masaba, the new Netflix original directed by Sonam Nair based on the real-life of Masaba Gupta starring Masaba Gupta as herself, feels like an insufficient attempt to show how she rose from a real low in her life. The priority or the focus of the show felt overtly inclined towards the fun part.  And […]




Final Thoughts

If there is a genuine curiosity to know how someone like Masaba handled a difficult situation and bounced back, this glossy fast take isn’t going to move you.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended

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Flesh

Flesh, directed by Danish Aslam and created by Siddharth Anand is a mixed bag when you look at the total package of the series. A major chunk of this series has it trying to look like a unique and bold take by showing us extremely brutal visuals. But the show that went on production towards […]




Final Thoughts

With an average duration of roughly 40 minutes per episode, this 8 episode series is a passable thriller for those who can handle gory visuals.

Movie Signal

Green: Recommended Film

Orange: Okay, Watchable, Experimental Films

Red: Not Recommended