Saturday, January 16, 2021

Review

Bhoomi Movie Review: A Power-packed Punch at Corporatisation of Farms

BhoomiDirector: LakshmanCast: Jayam Ravi, Nidhhi Agerwal, Ronit Roy, Radha Ravi, Thambi Ramaiah, Saranya PonvannanLakshman's Bhoomi, now on Disney-Hotstar, could not have picked a...

Bhoomi review: A poorly made movie

Actor Jayam Ravi’s new movie Bhoomi has skipped the theatrical route and directly premiered on Disney Plus Hotstar. And we have to be...

Master review: A unique Vijay film

One of Lokesh Kanagaraj’s discernable qualities as a storyteller is the discipline with which he approaches a subject. And that discipline is conspicuous...

Master Movie Review: Vijay’s Film has All Trappings of a Mass Entertainer

MasterDirector: Lokesh KangarajCast: Vijay, Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Arjun Das, Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu BhagyarajCatching a mass entertainer on a Pongal morning at the...

The Secret Garden review: A messy adaptation

The Secret Garden cast: Dixie Egerickx, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Amir Wilson, Edan HayhurstThe Secret Garden director: Marc MundenThe Secret Garden rating: Two...

Maara review: Madhavan-starrer is enjoyable

Maara cast: Madhavan, Shraddha Srinath, Sshivada, MouleeMaara director: Dhilip KumarMaara rating: Three stars Maara is many genres rolled into one. Fable, romance, crime-and-redemption, wrapped...

Maara Movie Review: R Madhavan and Shraddha Srinath Dazzle in This Remake

MaaraDirector: Dhilip KumarCast: R. Madhavan, Shraddha Srinath, Mouli, Padmavati Rao, SsvidhaMaara (in Tamil) reminded me of a fable, a fairy tale, even a...

Kaagaz Movie Review: Pankaj Tripathi’s Emotive Range is Laudable in This Social Commentary

KaagazDirector: Satish KaushikCast: Pankaj Tripathi, Monal Gajjar, Mita Vashisht, Amar Upadhyay, Satish KaushikWhat I really liked about Kaagaz, now streaming on ZEE5, was...

Kaagaz review: Pankaj Tripathi shines in distressingly dated movie

Kaagaz cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Monal Gajjar, Satish Kaushik, Mita Vashishth, Brijendra Kala, Amar Udhayay, Neha ChauhanKaagaz director: Satish KaushikKaagaz rating: One and a...

Nail Polish Movie Review: Desi ‘Psycho’ Adaptation Has Its Own Moments

'Nail Polish' is inspired, in parts, by 'Psycho' but relies on sincere performances to drive home the narrative. Source link

Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi review: A gentle-but-sharp excavation of family politics

Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Supriya Pathak, Vinay Pathak, Konkona Sen Sharma, Parambrata Chattopadhyaya, Vikrant Massey, Manoj Pahwa, Deepika AminRam Prasad...

Coolie, No 1 Movie Review: Coolie, No!

Dir: David DhawanCast: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali KhanOn: Amazon Prime VideoRating: Don't lie: Even if you were...

Coolie No 1 film review: Zero wit, no flair

Coolie No 1 cast: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Paresh Rawal, Sahil Vaid, Shikha Talsania, Jaaved Jaaferi, Rajpal Yadav, Johny Lever, Manoj Joshi,...

When Dalai Lama Supported Vajpayee’s Decision to Conduct Nuclear Tests at Pokhran

A new book, titled Vajpayee: The Years that Changed India is all set to hit the stands on 25th December to mark the birth...

Coolie No 1 Movie Review: Carry Your Own Luggage

Coolie No 1Cast: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Paresh Rawal, Jaaved JaaferiDirector: David DhawanNot that the Govinda-Karisma starrer Coolie No 1 of 1995...

The Midnight Sky Movie Review: George Clooney Looks Like a Glum Santa Claus, Does Not Bring Cheer

The Midnight SkyDirector: George ClooneyCast: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone, Demián Bichir, Kyle Chandler, Caoilinn Springall, Sophie Rundle, Ethan PeckOne...

Criminal Justice Behind Closed Doors Review: Pankaj Tripathi Fails to Lift Slow Paced Drama

Criminal Justice: Behind Closed DoorsCast: Pankaj Tripathi, Anupriya Goenka, Kirti Kulhari, Khushboo AtreDirectors: Rohan Sippy and Arjun Mukerjee Criminal Justice season 2 arrives...

The Midnight Sky review: George Clooney directorial misses the mark

Written by Shalini Langer | December 23, 2020 6:02:05 pm The Midnight Sky is streaming on Netflix. (Photo: Netflix)The Midnight Sky movie cast:...

When Dalai Lama Supported Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Decision to Conduct Nuclear Tests at Pokhran

A new book, titled Vajpayee: The Years that Changed India is all set to hit the stands on 25th December to mark the birth...

Unpaused Review: Soothe Your Lockdown Blues with Innovative Storytelling

UnpausedCast: Gulshan Devaiah, Saiyami Kher, Richa Chadha, Sumeet Vyas, Rinku Rajguru, Abhishek Banerjee, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Ratna Pathak Shah, Shardul BharadwajDirectors: Raj &...

Black Widows Review: Too Much Hamming Ruins This Otherwise Average Mystery

Black WidowsCast: Mona Singh, Sharad Kelkar, Shamita Shetty, Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata ChattopadhyayDirector: Birsa DasguptaIf there is something that went completely off in ZEE5's...

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Movie Review: Viola Davis-Chadwick Boseman’s Film is Oscar Worthy

In a year when thousands gathered on the streets chanting 'Black Lives Matter', Ma Rainey's Black Bottom finding screen space appears like a...

The Secrets We Keep Movie Review: Ripped but nothing like Ripley

The Secrets We KeepA: Drama, thrillerDir: Yuval AdlerCast: Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina, Amy SeimetzRating: Aiming...

Unpaused Movie Review: Watch, but pause for thought!

Unpaused Movie Review: Watch, but pause for thought!on: Amazon Prime VideoDir: Raj&DK, Nikkhil Advani, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Avinash Arun, Nitya...

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom review: Viola Davis-starrer hits all the right notes

Written by Shalini Langer | December 18, 2020 5:38:07 pm Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is streaming on Netflix. (Photo: Netflix)Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom...

Paava Kadhaigal review: A mixed bag

Written by Shubhra Gupta | December 18, 2020 1:30:20 pm Paava Kadhaigal is streaming on Netflix.Paava Kadhaigal cast: Kalidas Jayaram, Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, Bhavani...

Paatal Lok Review: Jaideep Ahlawat Leads This Brilliantly Written Show With Conviction

Pataal LokCast: Neeraj Kabi, Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek BanerjeeCreator: Sudip SharmaCrime thriller genre has really caught up with the showrunners on the Indian OTT...