Category: Movie Reviews

Peninsula Movie Review – Fairly Thrilling Zombie Engagement

By | 29th November, 2020

There’s quite a bit of thrill unfolding in Peninsula but it’s not all focused and fun. Peninsula U/A: Action/Horror Director: Yeon Sang-ho Cast: Kang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun, Lee Re, Kwon Hae-hyo Rating:  This sophomore effort by Korean director Yeon Sang-ho may not seem as…Read More »

The Broken Hearts Gallery Review: Romancing failed relationships

By | 29th November, 2020

Her infectious zeal lends credence to a dysfunctional character while illuminating the very essence of being and existing as a short-changed millennial in New York The Broken Hearts Gallery U/A: Comedy, Romance Cast: Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Molly Gordon, Phillipa…Read More »

Come Play Movie Review: Intriguing but not exactly scary

By | 29th November, 2020

More fantasy than creepy, this film employs quite a few jump scares but the effect is intriguing rather than alarming. Come Play U/A: Drama, Horror, Mystery Cast: Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr. Director: Jacob Chase Rating:  This generic horror flick,…Read More »

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Review: Amazon Prime’s Tamil Anthology is Remarkable for its Emotional Quotient

By | 22nd October, 2020

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Directors: Sudha Kongara, Gautham Menon, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Rajiv Menon, Karthik Subbaraj Cast: Jayaram, Kalidas Jayaram, Urvashi, Kalyani Priyadarshan, M.S. Bhaskar, Ritu Varma, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Anu Hasan, Shruti Haasan, Andrea Jeremiah, Leela Samson, Sikkil Gurucharan, Bobby Simha, Muthu…Read More »

Comedy Couple Movie Review: A Bittersweet Romance Tale Tempered with Light Humour

By | 22nd October, 2020

Comedy Couple Cast: Shweta Basu Prasad, Saqib Saleem, Jasmeet Singh Bhatia, Rajesh Tailang Director: Nachiket Samant Comedy Couple springs up a pleasant surprise for OTT viewers this week as it clears the clutter in the choice of its subject matter, casting and…Read More »

Review | The Devil All the Time on Netflix: A glimpse into America that is not a shiny happy Hollywood

By | 23rd September, 2020

You feel a shiver of anticipation go down your spine when The Devil All the Time starts. Evil is fascinating. Because most of us are too chicken to even steal a bar of chocolate from the local store. We are so civilised,…Read More »

Ram Singh Charlie Movie Review: Its Heart Is In Right Place

By | 4th September, 2020

Ram Singh Charlie is careful not to descend into too much sadness even as it shows us the sad reality of the outside world which treats clowning as a not-to-be-taken-seriously job, and short people as permanent butts of pathetic jokes. Ram Singh…Read More »

C U Soon Movie Review: A Weather-beaten Subject Narrated with Amazing Imagination

By | 4th September, 2020

C U Soon Cast: Fahad Faasil, Roshan Mathew, Darshana Rajendran Director: Mahesh Narayanan Rating: 3.5/5 Young girls being lured into prostitution shouldn’t be one thing we’ve not seen earlier than on the display screen. Especially when they’re picked from poorer international locations…Read More »

‘Dil Bechara’ movie review: Sushant Singh Rajput teaches Sanjana Sanghi and us how to live life to the fullest

By | 25th July, 2020

‘Dil Bechara’ movie review: You’ll be emotional, but watch it for Sushant Singh Rajput. He hits the right chord. Movie: ‘Dil Bechara’ Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi, Swastika Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Sahil Vaid Director: Mukesh Chhabra How do we begin it? Was…Read More »

Betaal Review: It Combines History and Horror in Its Telling of a Zombie Tale

By | 31st May, 2020

Betaal Cast: Vineet Kumar Singh, Ahana Kumra Creator: Patrick Graham Zombies in Hindi cinema and TV shows have had a chequered past. Despite initial interest in the twenty-tens, a few very clever films in the genre like Go Goa Gone by Raj…Read More »

Jyotika and Suriya Backing My Debut Film Ponmagal Vandhal was a Blessing: Director JJ Fredrick

By | 31st May, 2020

Debutant director JJ Fredrick’s film Ponmagal Vandhal has premiered on Amazon Prime Video today. Ahead of the film’s release (which was not an easy one considering it was caught in the OTT vs theatre crossfire), Fredrick told us that the project was…Read More »

Ponmagal Vandhal Review: A Superb Jyotika Fails To Lift An Unoriginal Plot

By | 31st May, 2020

Ponmagal Vandhal Director: J. J. Fredrick Cast: Jyotika, Parthieban, Bhagyaraj, Thiagarajan, Pratap Pothen It is a welcome note that Tamil cinema has adapted to times and owing to the unimaginable pandemic, first-time director JJ Fredrick’s Ponmagal Vandhal (The Golden Girl Has Arrived)…Read More »