Movie Reviews
Entertainment  /  Published 26.12.20

Coolie No. 1 is death by torture

We’ve often heard Bollywood boasting about leave-your-brains-behind-at-home cinema. But what does one do in Year 2020 where cinema is coming to you right at home? Where does one leave one’...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.12.20

WW1984 is muddled and messy in parts

Wonder Woman 1984 is a reminder of how badly we need a superhero now. Or at least how much we need a superhero movie like this. A superhero outing that promises unbridled escapism and fizzy and fun di...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 19.12.20

'Window Seat' hailed for its music

Meanwhile, Window Seat which stars Nirup Bhandari, Sanjana Anand and Amrutha Iyengar in the lead is pitted to be a love story. But the recent teaser which was released hinted that the film also has el...
By Our Correspondent in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.12.20

Durgamati is a train wreck

I have been combating a bad bout of spondylitis over the last few weeks. Durgamati has just made it worse. Not because I stayed up late into the night watching this latest Amazon Prime Video release (...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 04.12.20

Tenet is Nolan’s most Nolan-esque film

If the three seasons of the German series Dark twisted and turned your grey cells in ways they hadn’t been before, then Tenet simply smirks and says, ‘Hold my beer’. Or rather, &lsqu...
By Priyanka Roy  in


Entertainment  /  Published 16.11.20

Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari hardly makes an impact

There is a character called Suraj. There is another called Mangal. And this is a film that has quite a bit to do with weddings, with astrology figuring prominently. Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari is pretty inn...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 14.11.20

Chhalaang is so predictable

What was novel is now no longer niche. The story of the small-town underdog punching above his weight, in more ways than one, to script a success story based on resilience and dogged determination on ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.11.20

Laxmii: worst film of the year

After weeks and months of debating whether I miss the magic of the big screen or I am comfortable watching a film at home in my pyjamas, I can now safely say that I am all for releasing films on strea...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 04.11.20

Taish, not a watch to ruminate on

The last few months have birthed many a ‘new normal’. Taish is one such. Dropped last week on Zee5 both as a film and a six-part web series, Taish is far more intriguing in form than in co...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 04.10.20

A trope as old as Bollywood itself

Does Khaali Peeli justify the 300 bucks one needs to cough up to watch it in the new normal, pay-per-view format? No. Is the experience novel, given that we haven’t seen the face of a multiplex ...
By Priyanka Roy  in


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