'Beau is Afraid' movie review: Between a mess and a masterpiece
It is a film about feelings—specifically, concerning Beau’s relationship with his mother. Does he love her? Or does he wish she were dead?
'Popcity' movie review: Unique hitman story with a sense of humour
Arjun Radhakrishnan plays the central character as the kind of hitman who comes across as a breath of fresh air when placed next to earlier depictions of the contract killer in Indian cinema
'2018' movie review: Stunningly staged, powerfully evocative
Jude Anthany Joseph’s survival thriller benefits from a skillfully constructed screenplay that respects all its characters irrespective of screentime
'Obsession' movie review: No Steam
There is a toxic parenting, and an incest angle that show some promise, but aren’t explored enough.
'Chandini Bar' movie review: A simple and honest attempt
But Raghavendra juggling the roles of a screenplay and dialogue writer, producer, director, and lead hero has taken a toll on the film.
'Virupaksha' movie review: A layered, taut thriller
Aided by Sukumar’s screenplay and Ajaneesh B Loknath’s chilling background score, Karthik Dandu’s delivers a solid film withVirupaksha
'Evil Dead Rise' movie review: Gore galore in this engaging horror story
Evil Dead Rise begins with three young adult friends, Teresa, Caleb and Jessica camping near a lonely cabin amid the lake and woods.
'Phenomena' movie review: Good humour and camaraderie in this unpredictable horror comedy
At the heart of it, Phenomena is a horror film with traditional elements. What makes it interesting is its casually comedic feel, offsetting the tenseness that lies at the core.
'Hunger' movie review: Cooked to perfection
The way Aoy is integrated into the kitchen is reminiscent of the teacher-student scenes in Whiplash.
Shaakuntalam Movie Review: Oh deer, this myth-drama fails on all fronts
Make no mistake, the story of Shakuntala has promise and potential, but it needed minds that were willing to occupy it, dig in, and explore.
Review: 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie' is okey-dokey
It's a drastically more sincere effort to capture the fun and spirit of the Nintendo game. And visually, it's a dream.
'Luther The Fallen Sun' movie review: No thrill kills
In a rather unconventional turn of narrative choices, particularly for a detective thriller, the audience is made aware of the antagonist’s identity right from the first frame.
'Ghosty' movie review: Irreverent, tasteless horror comedy
Ghosty reminds us that it is high time we stop stigmatising mental hospitals and their patients.
'Kannai Nambadhey' movie review: Unintentional humour spoils the smarts in this thriller
Kannai Nambadhey is filled with dreadful events like murder, abduction and rape.
'Shazam 2' movie review: The perils of synthesised lightheartedness
Perhaps one of the most conspicuous problems with Shazam! Fury of the Gods is the eponymous gods and their supposed fury.
'Kabzaa' movie review: An ambitious and violent crime drama
Narrated by encounter specialist Bhargav Bhakshi (Sudeep), the narrative has a never-ending barrage of characters, especially various dons, making fleeting appearances in and out of the film.
'Zwigato' movie review: Nandita Das’ insightful take on gig economy suffers from failed delivery
The life of gig workers is great fodder for cinematic telling. The newspapers are riddled every day with tales of the plight of delivery personnel.
'Living' movie review: Chronicle of a death foretold
A singular moment that comes riding on such a lifelike performance from Nighy that it doesn’t seem like acting at all.
'Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway' movie review: Rani Mukerji reigns in this tragic tale
The best course of action while adapting a real-life story is to tone down the dramatics.
'Sayen' movie review: Tepid tale of revenge
The film wastes no time in introducing us to the conflict, as we see Sayen taking refuge in the forest after escaping from a group of mercenaries.
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