Monday, October 25, 2021

Review

Golondaaj movie review: Dev delivers a powerful film on father of Indian football

Golondaaj movie cast: Dev, Anirban Bhattacharya, Ishaa SahaGolondaaj movie director: Dhrubo BannerjeeGolondaaj movie rating: 4 stars Golondaaj is the story of Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikari,...

Bhramam Movie Review: Prithviraj Somewhat Saves This Malayalam Version of Andhadhun

BhramamDirector: Ravi K. ChandranCast: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Unni Mukundan, Mamta Mohandas, Raashi Khanna, Shankar PanickerIf film remakes come too early, they crash. The 2018...

Bhramam movie review: Prithviraj delivers an enjoyable remake of Andhadhun

Bhramam is the second southern remake of the Bollywood hit Andhadhun. Maestro that was released earlier made me question the point of remakes...

The Guilty movie review: Jake Gyllenhaal is marvellous in this taut, claustrophobic thriller

The Guilty movie director: Antoine FuquaThe Guilty movie cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Christina Vidal, Riley KeoughThe Guilty movie rating: 2.5 stars The Guilty is American...

No Time to Die Movie Review: Daniel Craig’s Last James Bond Outing is His Most Brilliant Ever

No Time to DieDirector: Cary Joji FukunagaCast: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, and Ralph FiennesDriving down...

Palm Springs movie review: An effortlessly charming, hearteningly warm film

Palm Springs movie director: Max BarbakowPalm Springs movie cast: Andy Samberg, Cristian Milioti, J K Simmons, Peter Gallagher, Meredith HagnerPalm Springs movie rating:...

Jungle Cruise review: Dwayne Johnson-starrer is an old-fashioned, fun family entertainer

Jungle Cruise movie director: Jaume Collet-SerraJungle Cruise movie cast: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Édgar Ramírez, Jesse Plemons, and Paul GiamattiJungle Cruise...

Kaanekkaane movie review: Suraj Venjaramoodu outshines in this family thriller

Can you take an easy way out and live with its consequences? Director Manu Ashokan’s latest film Kaanekkaane, which is written by screenwriter...

Annabelle Sethupathi movie review: Vijay Sethupathi, Taapsee Pannu in a tolerable horror-comedy

Of all the horror-comedy films in Tamil cinema so far, Annabelle Sethupathi redeems itself by being tolerable. As Yogi Babu’s character points out...

Annabelle Sethupathi Review: Vijay Sethupathi and Taapsee Pannu Film is a Frustrating Watch

Annabelle Sethupathi (Annabelle Rathore in Hindi)Director: Deepak SundarrajanCast: Vijay Sethupathi, Taapsee PannuAnnabelle Sethupathi tries to evoke curiosity in the viewer from the very...

Thalaivii review: Kangana Ranaut aces Jayalalithaa’s look, and the film

That J Jayalalitha’s life was tailor-made for a movie, no can dispute. And now, having watched Kangana Ranaut play this version of Jaya...

Gunpowder Milkshake review: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey film is foamy, frothy

Gunpowder Milkshake movie cast: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Carla Gugini, Paul Giamatti, Chloe ColemanGunpowder Milkshake movie director: Navot PapushadoGunpowder...

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 Review: Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma’s Series Could Have Been Tighter

Mumbai Diaries 26/11Directors: Nikhil Advani, Nikhil GonsalvesCast: Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Mrunmayee Deshpandey, Natasha Bharadwaj, Satyajit Dubey, Tina Desai, Prakash...

Thalaivii Movie Review: Kangana Ranaut Chalks Up a Career High with Jayalalithaa Biopic

ThalaiviiDirector: AL VijayCast: Kangana Ranaut, Arvind Swami, Nassar, Bhagyashree and Raj ArunJayalalithaa, bristling with barely contained fury, accuses the opposition of targeted harassment....

Black Widow movie review: Scarlett Johansson-starrer is an inconsistent film

Black Widow movie cast: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Ray Winstone, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, William HurtBlack Widow movie director: Cate ShortlandBlack Widow movie...

Helmet review: Aparshakti Khurana film is a cringe-fest from start to finish

Helmet movie cast: Aparshakti Khurana, Pranutan Behl, Abhishek Bannerjee, Jameel Khan, Ashish Varma, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sharib HashmiHelmet movie director: Satramm MaraniHelmet movie rating:...

Helmet Movie Review: Aparshakti Khurana Sleepwalks Through Film Not in Sync with Modern India

HelmetDirector: Satramm RamaniCast: Aparshakti Khurana, Pranutan Bahl, Abhishek Banerjee, Ashish Verma, Ashish VidyarthiSatramm Ramani’s Helmet, ZEE5’s latest offering, is no better than a...

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Review: Marvel’s Millennial Slacker Rises to the Occasion

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsDirector: Destin Daniel CrettonCast: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Fala Chen, Tony Leung, Meng’er Zhang, Ben Kingsley, Michelle...

Kasada Thapara movie review: Chimbudeven film is enjoyable despite flaws

Director Chimbudeven’s latest film Kasada Thapara, which is streaming on SonyLiv, follows the lives of six different people who cross paths with each...

The Green Knight movie review: A film of our times

The Green Knight movie cast: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Sarita Choudhury, Joel Edgerton, Sam HarrisThe Green Knight movie director: David LoweryThe Green Knight...

Reminiscence movie review: Hugh Jackman, Thandiwe Newton are wasted in dystopian drama

Reminiscence movie cast: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Cliff Curtis, Daniel WuReminiscence movie director: Lisa JoyReminiscence movie rating: One and a half...

Chehre Movie Review: Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi Film Isn’t Unwatchable, But Has Very Little to Offer

ChehreDirector: Rumi JafferyCast: Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi, Annu Kapoor, Raghubir Yadav, Rhea Chakraborty“I am tired and bored of this game, just give the...

Boomika movie review: Aishwarya Rajesh starrer is a watchable thriller

Earlier, in an essay, I had argued about how the horror genre in India is dying. The genre has reached a saturation point...

#Home: The heartfelt family drama that you should watch this Onam

When IBM first invented the world’s first smartphone called Simon Personal Communicator, the tech giant may have never thought the kind of monster...

#Home Movie Review: A Crowded Canvas That Dilutes the Story of a Technologically Challenged Man

#HomeDirector: Rojin ThomasCast: Indrans, Manju Pillai, Sreenath Bhasi, Naslen K. Gafoor, Kainakari ThankarajThere is a bit of novelty in Rojin Thomas’ Malayalam work,...

Bhuj The Pride of India movie review: High on slogan shouting, Ajay Devgn film almost hides its real heroes

Bhuj The Pride of India movie cast: Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk, Nora Fatehi, Pranitha SubhashBhuj The Pride...

Netrikann review: Nayanthara deserves better

One could imagine the excitement that producer Vignesh Shivan and actor Nayanthara would have felt when director Milind Rau pitched the story of...

Netrikann Movie Review: Nayanthara Somewhat Salvages a Mishmash of a Thriller

NetrikannDirector: Milind RauCast: Nayanthara, Ajmal Ameer, Indhuja RavichandranNayanthara’s Durga in Netrikann (Third Eye), now on Disney+ Hotstar, is yet another bold role that...

Shershaah movie review: Sidharth Malhotra-starrer needed to soar, for yeh dil maange more

Shershaah movie cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt, Sahil Vaid, Nikitin DheerShershaah movie director: Vishnu VardhanShershaah movie rating: 2 stars Going by the...

Navarasa movie review: A few that work, and rest are a blur in Netflix anthology

Navarasa movie cast: Suriya, Vijay Sethupathi, Arvind Swamy, Siddharth, Prakash Raj, Saravanan, Alagam Perumal, Revathy, Nithya Menen, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Aishwarya RajesshNavarasa directors: Rathindran...