Sunday, September 18, 2022

Review

JLF2022: How Much Do You Know About Ramayana’s Indelible Impression On Indonesia?

It was around the end of 9th century, Khanna said, that two magnificent retellings of the Rama tale appeared in central Java. Source link...

JLF2022: Lilly Singh’s Book Club Favourite Neel Patel Talks About Identity

As the third day of Jaipur Literature Festival’s virtual sessions got under way, Canadian actor-comedian Lilly Singh interviewed American author Neel Patel. Neel’s...

JLF2022: Steven Pinker On The Scarcity Of Rationality And Repercussions Of Cancel Culture

Canadian-American author Steven Pinker, in an engaging session at Jaipur Literature Festival, opened up about his latest work Rationality: What It Is, Why...

JLF2022: Elif Shafak Says Writers Have To Ask Political Questions, But The Answer Has To Be Left For Readers To Decide

On the first day of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the major highlights of the 29-session-long day was Turkish author Elif...

Against the Ice movie review: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau serves up survival thrills in this tolerable movie

Against the Ice movie director: Peter FlinthAgainst the Ice movie cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Joe Cole, Charles Dance, and Heida ReedAgainst the Ice movie...

Russia-Ukraine War: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie Among 1000 Authors Who Signed Open Letter Condemning Russian Invasion

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to ravage the east European country, several notable figures from around the world have expressed their...

Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan movie review: Tale of a messy wedding

After Aishwarya Lekshmi-starrer Archana 31 Not Out, another Malayalam film Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan is centered around a wedding. Directed by Arun Vaiga, the...

Licorice Pizza movie review: A warm, sunny and pleasurable nostalgia trip

Licorice Pizza movie cast: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Bradley CooperLicorice Pizza movie director: Paul Thomas AndersonLicorice Pizza movie rating: 4 stars Age...

The Lake House that Inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Writings has Been Resurrected to its Old World Charm

If you are familiar with F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary work you must know the image that the American author’s work conjures. Fitzgerald’s notable...

Petite Maman movie review: Céline Sciamma’s new film is a whimsical, poignant exploration of grief

Petite Maman movie director: Céline SciammaPetite Maman movie cast: Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Stéphane Varupenne, Nina Meurisse and Margo Abascal.Petite Maman movie rating:...

Uncharted movie review: Tom Holland gives it his all in action adventure

Uncharted movie cast: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali, Tati GabrielleUncharted movie director: Ruben FleischerUncharted movie rating: 1.5 stars Based on a...

I Want You Back movie review: Likable Charlie Day, Jenny Slate make this banal rom-com worthwhile

I Want You Back movie movie director: Jason OrleyI Want You Back movie movie cast: Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez, Scott Eastwood,...

Badhaai Do movie review: Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar film hides its core under layers of humour

Just what makes two people decide to tie the knot? There are marriages of all kinds. Love. Arranged. And Arranged-cum-Love, which happens only...

Looop Lapeta movie review: Taapsee Pannu starrer takes much too long to warm up

Because he’s the kind of guy who does these things effortlessly, Satya (Tahir Raj Bhasin) manages to lose a bag full of cash....

One Cut Two Cut review: Danish Sait’s dim-witted attempt at tomfoolery is a disaster

Gopi — a lovelorn, timid man with an outdated fashion sense and a toothbrush moustache — is the latest addition to comedian-filmmaker-actor Danish...

Munich The Edge of War review: World War 2 movie gets bogged down in dull bureaucratic proceedings

Munich The Edge of War movie cast: Jeremy Irons, George MacKay, Jannis NiewöhnerMunich The Edge of War movie director: Christian SchwochowMunich The Edge...

Bhoothakaalam review: Revathy, Shane Nigam deliver a physiological doozy

Director Rahul Sadasivan’s horror thriller Bhoothakaalam, which is now streaming on SonyLiv, addresses many of our worst fears. The simplistic setting surprisingly adds...

Unpaused Naya Safar review: Gitanjali Kulkarni, Nagraj Manjule’s shorts stand out in this masked-up anthology

Unpaused, Naya Safar is better than part one. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it hasn’t fully been able to...

Bangarraju review: Naga Chaitanya plays a man child, Nagarjuna his guardian angel in this sorry excuse of a movie

Bangarraju is director Kalyan Krishna Kurasala’s follow-up film to his 2015 supernatural thriller, Soggade Chinni Nayana. If you haven’t watched the first film,...

The Tragedy of Macbeth movie review: Denzel Washington is a masterclass in one of the finest films of the year

The Tragedy of Macbeth movie cast: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Alex Hassell, Kathryn Hunter, Bertie Carvel, Brendan Gleeson, Corey HawkinsThe Tragedy of Macbeth...

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa review: Amazon Prime anthology is breezy, timely and young

Amazon Prime Video’s latest anthology Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa feels fresh, breezy, and much lighter and grounded than Putham Pudhu Kaali (2020). The...

The Tender Bar movie review: A cliché ridden coming-of-age film, (somewhat) saved by Ben Affleck

The Tender Bar movie director: George ClooneyThe Tender Bar movie cast: Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Daniel Ranieri, Lily Rabe, and Christopher LloydThe Tender...

The Lost Daughter movie review: Olivia Colman deserves another Oscar for Netflix’s elegant Elena Ferrante adaptation

“Don’t think badly of me,” Dakota Johnson’s mysterious young mother tells the mythical-sounding Leda in the new Netflix film The Lost Daughter. Played...

Murder At Teesri Manzil 302 movie review: Jaw-droppingly bad Irrfan Khan film that was best left unreleased

Murder At Teesri Manzil 302 movie cast: Irrfan Khan, Ranvir Shorey, Deepal Shaw, Lucky AliMurder At Teesri Manzil 302 movie director: Navneet Baj...

Shyam Singha Roy review: Nani, Sai Pallavi ooze charm in this revolutionary romantic tale

To fulfill some promises, one lifetime is not enough. And that is one of the themes of Nani’s latest movie Shyam Singha Roy....

Don’t Look Up movie review: Leonardo DiCaprio leads a galaxy of stars in Netflix’s sharp satire

Don’t Look Up, director Adam McKay‘s latest star-studded satire, makes a plea for the protection of humanity, before pausing for a moment and...

Being the Ricardos movie review: Nicole Kidman nails it in Aaron Sorkin’s uneven but energetic Oscar contender

An earnest ode to screwball comedies, a snapshot of Hollywood history, and a teary-eyed tribute to Lucille Ball, writer-director Aaron Sorkin’s second film...

Atrangi Re movie review: Sara Ali Khan-Akshay Kumar’s magical mystery tour is a misfire, but thank God for Dhanush

Runaway girl. Sincere, confused boy. And a charismatic man with several magic tricks up his giant sleeve. The great Bollywood love triangle gets...

Rocky movie review: A bold, relentless depiction of senselessness of violence

The first teaser for director Arun Matheswaran’s debut movie Rocky included a scene where a father wails hopelessly as he watches his son...