Movie Reviews

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Review Gujarati

Golkeri review: The disintegration of a relationship is explored well in this family film

Malhar Thakar, Manasi Parekh Gohil, Sachin Khedekar and Vandana Pathak anchor this drama with their...

29 May 2020 18:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Tamil

Ponmagal Vandhal review: This Jyotika-starrer is a hard-hiting legal drama

Thematically, Ponmagal Vandhal (2020) is close to Vidya Balan’s Kahaani 2 (2016) but as in It...

29 May 2020 10:27 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

Review Hindi

Betaal review: Impressive storyline, good cast let down by sloppy handling

Nikhil Mahajan and Patrick Graham's horror creation has all the elements right but fails to the...

26 May 2020 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Ghoomketu review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui brings the laughs, but can’t save the film from itself

Directed by Pushpendra Nath Misra, the comedy has a motley crew of interesting characters, sure...

22 May 2020 18:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Malayalam

Cinestaan Curates: Kaanayile Madhyapanikal is an entertaining, thrilling ride

The short film, directed by Akhil Joseph, captures the milieu of a small town in Kerala as it...

22 May 2020 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review English (India)

What Are The Odds? review: Sweet, surreal coming-of-age journey that goes nowhere

Megha Ramaswamy's feature feels like a whimsical short story that throws up some unexpected and...

20 May 2020 21:04 IST — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Paatal Lok review: Welcome to the dark side of urban and rural India

Written by Sudip Sharma and directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy, the nine-part Amazon Prime is...

18 May 2020 19:30 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Bengali

Midnight Mirror review: Preys on legitimate fears of women traveling alone at night

Directed by Debanjan Majhi, this short film featuring Trina Saha, Sharonyo Banerjee and Apratim an...

18 May 2020 18:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review English

Cinestaan Curates: Awake offers a rumination on the death of relationships

The short film by Atul Mongia is currently available for viewing as part of the MAMI Year Round...

15 May 2020 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Hindi

Illegal review: Raises the bar on courtroom dramas with a gripping story and performances

Directed by Sahir Raza, this web-series on Voot, is not just about lawyers and cases, but also the...

12 May 2020 15:12 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Tamil

Nasir review: Moving, poetic portrayal of a day in the life of an ordinary man

Based on Dilip Kumar's short story A Clerk's Story, Nasir is a sharp but beautifully crafted...

10 May 2020 0:49 IST — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Cinestaan Curates: Mama's Boys is a hilarious spoof on the Mahabharata

Akshat Verma's short film was released a while ago, but the spoof on the epic is hilarious and a...

08 May 2020 17:06 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Review Hindi

Mrs Serial Killer review: This terrible thriller is cruel punishment for people already locked down

Written, directed and edited by Shirish Kunder, the film is a prime example of why not everything by...

07 May 2020 20:30 IST — Shriram Iyengar

Review Bengali

Mangsho - The Meat review: Bold and disturbing picture of politics during the lockdown

The film is driven by powerful and spontaneous performances by the artistes....

06 May 2020 19:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review Bengali

Ekti Tara review: Interesting concept that's needlessly prolonged by the dialogues

This lockdown short by Shieladitya Moulik is somewhat redeemed by the twist at the end. ...

06 May 2020 16:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review English

Bala review: Satyajit Ray profiles the great Bharat Natyam dancer Balasaraswati in all her glory

The 33 minute documentary gives an apt introduction to the Indian dance form and one of its most...

04 May 2020 15:35 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review

Ray review: Goutam Ghose’s documentary on Satyajit Ray is as good as a feature biopic

Ghose's documentary does not present Ray as just a filmmaker and pays equal attention to his...

04 May 2020 14:34 IST — Keyur Seta

Review English

The Illegal review: This story of immigrants in the US is filled with reality and hope

The film appears as real as a documentary even as it treads the feature-film route. A migrant to a...

03 May 2020 23:37 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Hindi

Cinestaan Curates: Boom Boom is a charming, funny film about wedding-night awkwardness

Rhea Chakraborty and Manjot Singh shine in this sweet film about a couple coming the most way....

01 May 2020 22:53 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Bengali

The Confession review: Interesting take on the COVID-19 pandemic and its victims

This quarantine short reveals director Priyam Chanda's belief that unity among people can defeat...

29 Apr 2020 18:30 IST — Roushni Sarkar