Movie Reviews

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Review Hindi

Cinestaan Curates: Bebaak is a blazing critique of religious authority and patriarchy

With a stellar cast and fine performances, Bebaak dissects the way in which the clergy and keep...

03 Apr 2020 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Malayalam

Virus review: Taut, technically brilliant medical thriller with excellent performances

The film recounts how medical staff and government officials came together to stop the spread of the...

30 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Suyog Zore

Review Hindi

Maska review: It's predictable and sweet, but short on substance

While Prit Kamani, Shirley Setia and Nikita Dutta are lively additions, it's the...

27 Mar 2020 19:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Cinestaan Curates: Ghar Ki Murgi places the drudgery of household work in sharp relief

Starting a new section where we recommend short films and documentaries for the keen viewer. This in...

27 Mar 2020 17:31 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Other

Kathaah@8 review: Daring attempt to deal with multiple themes of life in one anthology

Eight short films in eight different languages are stitched together to make this feature, the first...

20 Mar 2020 12:30 IST — Suyog Zore

Review Hindi

Aapke Aa Jane Se review: This short film based on the ‘Dancing Uncle’ wins your heart

Manu Rishi Chadha brings his own version of the man whose videos went viral with his carefree...

20 Mar 2020 9:30 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Kannada

Lacchavva review: Heartwarming tale of a lost woman’s adventures in Bangalore

The short film by Jai Shankar A is part of the Kannada anthology Katha Sangama....

19 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Bengali

Parcel review: Similar to Michael Haneke's Cache, but leaves issues unresolved

Parcel is technically brilliant and the performances are outstanding, but the film might have been...

15 Mar 2020 14:16 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review Hindi

Yeh Ballet review: On art and its power to transcend

In this Netflix Original film, Sooni Taraporevala captures the beauty and gritty struggle of dancers...

14 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Review Marathi

AB Aani CD review: The wait for Amitabh Bachchan’s cameo isn’t worth it

The film suffers from poor writing and handling and only Vikram Gokhale's towering presence it...

13 Mar 2020 9:30 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Marathi

Vijeta review: A sports film minus the thrill of the sport

Subodh Bhave's earnest performance is the only saving grace of this poorly scripted drama....

13 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Suyog Zore

Review Hindi

Angrezi Medium review: Irrfan Khan strikes the right notes in this emotional saga of a father and daughter

The family drama, directed by Homi Adajania, follows a first-rate Khan as a father striving to make...

13 Mar 2020 7:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Review Bengali

One Night Stand review: Confusing cinematic experience

This amateur short film, directed by Indranil Banerjee, is currently streaming on Mx Player. ...

12 Mar 2020 22:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review Telugu

Screenplay review: Starts promisingly, then unravels in the second half

The film, directed by KL Prasad, is still worth watching for the compelling performances....

12 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Suyog Zore

Review Bengali

Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti review: Superficial and preachy treatment of women's issues

Directed by Aritra Mukherjee, the film has a very fairytale-like ending, making it far removed from...

09 Mar 2020 17:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review Hindi

Guilty review: Long road to the truth in this 'he said, she said' saga

Kiara Advani steps up to the plate in the murky tale directed by Ruchi Narain that tries to look at...

07 Mar 2020 8:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Marathi

Ashleel Udyog Mitra Mandal review: Has its moments of brilliance but does not make desired impact

Ashleel Udyog Mitra Mandal is a commentary on the double standards about sex in Indian society. It a...

07 Mar 2020 7:30 IST — Suyog Zore

Review Marathi

Mann Fakiraa review: It works as a romantic comedy despite the predictability

Lead pair Sayali Sanjeev and Suvrat Joshi manage to lift film beyond its flaws....

06 Mar 2020 19:00 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Hindi

Baaghi 3 review: Tiger Shroff's war on terrorism is all action but still short on entertainment

Ahmed Khan's film is an excellent vehicle for the improbably agile action star that is Tiger but...

06 Mar 2020 15:08 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Review Hindi

Kaamyaab review: Perfect tribute to character artistes of mainstream Hindi cinema

Kaamyaab, directed by Hardik Mehta, sees a moving act by the veteran Sanjay Mishra....

05 Mar 2020 21:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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