Dahaad Review | An Extensive Social Critique Disguised as a Serial Killer Thriller

The scene in the movie Dil Dhadakne Do, where Farhan Akhtar’s character asks Rahul Bose’s character why his wife needed to get permission from him to pursue her dreams, was one of the most shared and talked about scenes in the last decade. That movie came from the duo Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, and… Continue reading Dahaad Review | An Extensive Social Critique Disguised as a Serial Killer Thriller

Jubilee Review | Vikramaditya Motwane’s Love Letter to Celluloid Is an Absorbing Watch

A good series gives you a comprehensive look at the world it has created through its characters. It somewhere gives you that space to explore the same story through the perspectives of different characters. Set in the times of India’s independence, the new series from Vikramaditya Motwane and Soumik Sen, Jubilee, is a love letter… Continue reading Jubilee Review | Vikramaditya Motwane’s Love Letter to Celluloid Is an Absorbing Watch

Dada Review | An Enjoyable Relationship Drama That Feels Surprisingly Subtle

What was surprisingly good about the latest Tamil film Dada starring Kavin and Aparna Das, is the lack of melodrama in a movie with some really dramatic turns. Starting from that top-angle shot and ending in a similar top-angle shot, Ganesh K. Babu’s Dada is that small and sweet movie that surprises you with its… Continue reading Dada Review | An Enjoyable Relationship Drama That Feels Surprisingly Subtle

Farzi Review | A Smart and Entertaining Addition to Raj & DK’s Spy Universe

Raj and DK’s new Amazon Prime original series Farzi is a great example of developing a movie theme into an exhilarating thriller series. Set in the universe of The Family Man series, the director duo uses the humor-driven treatment to narrate a thriller that has the advantage of having a premise that is less explored.… Continue reading Farzi Review | A Smart and Entertaining Addition to Raj & DK’s Spy Universe

Vadhandhi: The Fable of Velonie Review | A Half-Baked Thriller With Familiar Beats

In Vadhandhi: The Fable of Velonie, director Andrew Louis is actually trying to show us two different aspects. One is the conventional thriller route, where you will have too many subplots, backstories, twists, and turns. The other one is the emotional investment of the police officer into the case to make it a social commentary… Continue reading Vadhandhi: The Fable of Velonie Review | A Half-Baked Thriller With Familiar Beats

Breathe: Into the Shadows – Season 2 Review | Apart From Naveen Kasturia, Everything Else About This Thriller Is Forgettable

The thing with the second season of Breathe: Into the Shadows is the way it underestimates the audience to be okay with its routine nature. The Abhishek Bachchan starrer series that has a central character with a split personality disorder is a dull package that tries to have the attire of a compelling thriller through… Continue reading Breathe: Into the Shadows – Season 2 Review | Apart From Naveen Kasturia, Everything Else About This Thriller Is Forgettable

Maja Ma

In the recent past, Bollywood has made movies that represent the stories of characters belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community. Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Badhaai Do, etc., were some of the recent films that presented their romance in that vibrant ambiance. While those movies tried to penetrate the romantic comedy genre, Anand Tiwari is trying his… Continue reading Maja Ma

Hush Hush

The new Amazon Prime Video series by Tanuja Chandra, Hush Hush, has an interesting premise. The entire emotional graph of the series feels like the first episode of a compelling thriller. The plot that deals with human trafficking and connections on a higher level are not a totally unfamiliar terrain. But Chandra tries to make… Continue reading Hush Hush