Jaane Jaan Review | A Well-Crafted Thriller That Stays Close to the Characters

For the Indian audience who has seen Drishyam (including remakes), the official adaptation of The Devotion of Suspect X, Jaane Jaan, might not feel as shocking or surprising as it was originally. I am not accusing the Jeethu Joseph movie of plagiarism. In fact, if you look at the element Jeethu Joseph has borrowed from… Continue reading Jaane Jaan Review | A Well-Crafted Thriller That Stays Close to the Characters

Lust Stories 2 Review | The Mirror and the Grandmother Win Your Heart in This Mixed-Bag Package

Like any other anthology that has been released on OTT platforms in the post-corona scenario, Lust Stories 2 is also a mixed bag of contents. While Konkona Sen Sharma’s segment soared above the others in terms of the way it approached many layers within a minimal time, Sujoy Ghosh’s attempt to add a fantasy layer… Continue reading Lust Stories 2 Review | The Mirror and the Grandmother Win Your Heart in This Mixed-Bag Package

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

Darlings

Domestic abuse and abusive relationships have been the themes of many movies in the recent past, and Darlings from Jasmeet K Reen gives it an entirely different look by treating it as a black comedy. While the structure in totality is somewhat guessable, the movie smartly maneuvers into those murky areas of a problematic relationship… Continue reading Darlings

Pink

Pink has no suspense or thrill to its credit as it isn’t focusing on revealing any mystery in its court room drama format. There is a scene in the second half where the character Falak screams at the lawyer for his repeated attempt to defame her and her friends. The impact that scene created is… Continue reading Pink