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It took almost 3 days for me to complete the new Netflix limited series (originally made for BBC), A Suitable Boy directed by Mira Nair.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… Continue reading A Suitable Boy




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… Continue reading Mirzapur: Season 2




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… Continue reading The Boys: Season 2




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… Continue reading Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story




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… Continue reading Emily in Paris




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… Continue reading PariWar




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;… Continue reading Ratched




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… Continue reading Time Enna Boss