Movie Reviews

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Review Hindi

Helmet review: Decent comedy hindered by weight of its social message

Aparshakti Khurana plays an unlucky wedding performer who decides that a get-rich-quick plan is the...

03 Sep 2021 12:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Bengali

Dhulo review: Stark depiction of the link between patriarchy and ethnic cleansing

The film also places women as the force of resistance against all evil manifestations of power...

02 Sep 2021 21:06 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review Pakistani

Dry Leaves review: Contemplative film that invites empathy for the aged

Ali Sohail Jaura’s short film delves into the emotion and struggle of a recent resident in an...

02 Sep 2021 14:22 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review English

To New India With Love review: Amateur attempt at highlighting India's brain drain

The short has interesting ideas but fails to explore them meaningfully, ultimately coming off as a...

01 Sep 2021 16:00 IST — Dwijiri B Basumatary

Review Marathi

My Mother's Girlfriend review: Understated short about togetherness and acceptance

Arun Fulara’s film examines the agency and desire of middle-aged women....

31 Aug 2021 16:32 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Hindi

The Empire review: Slow pace hurts this otherwise decent effort at portraying Mughal history

Created by Nikkhil Advani and directed by Mitakshara Kumar, the Disney+ Hotstar show has...

30 Aug 2021 17:30 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Spanish

Colada review: This short film from Spain captures the heady rush of being silly in love

Ibon Hernando’s film expresses, without dialogues, the excitement of falling in love and to...

29 Aug 2021 19:50 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Marathi

Vrutti review: Poignant film that reflects the dark reality of caste discrimination

S Ashwin's directorial debut is a small but unsettling, hard-hitting film that doesn't pull...

29 Aug 2021 18:51 IST — Suyog Zore

also read in: मराठी

Review Urdu

No Beloved review: A sensitive film about denying one's own identity

Salman Alam Khan’s short film captures the emotions that lie behind homosexual men leading a...

28 Aug 2021 0:56 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Tamil

Kasada Tabara review: A worthwhile thriller with a few rough edges

Promoted as an anthology, Kasada Tabara works effectively as an interconnected piece that boasts...

27 Aug 2021 16:21 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

Review Hindi

Chehre review: This Amitabh Bachchan-, Emraan Hashmi-starrer works in parts

Rumy Jafry's first stab at the thriller genre could have been a triumph but for the ending....

27 Aug 2021 11:39 IST — Keyur Seta

also read in: हिन्दी

Review Urdu

Mabrook (Congratulations) review: A tense family drama that reflects on divergent political beliefs

Asad Farooqui’s short film presents a heated family discussion with humour....

25 Aug 2021 20:43 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Hindi

Maadathy review: Devastatingly poignant look at caste and gender discrimination

Though Maadathy is the coming-of-age tale of a girl, it is also a hard-hitting commentary on Leena...

24 Aug 2021 18:30 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

Review Tamil

Boomika review: This Aishwarya Rajesh-starrer is a visually pleasing thriller with convoluted messaging

Boomika deserves praise for turning the usual horror template on its head. But the lack of a solid...

24 Aug 2021 15:30 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

Review Hindi

Cartel review: Performances save the day for show that tries to ape Sarkar

Supriya Pathak, Tanuj Virwani, Jitendra Joshi and Rithvik Dhanjani excel in the ALTBalaji and MX...

24 Aug 2021 12:30 IST — Keyur Seta

Review Hindi

Kaali Peeli Tales review: Mixed bag of stories that quickly wears thin

The six-episode anthology series, written and directed by Adeeb Rais, focuses too much on discourse...

21 Aug 2021 7:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

Review Hindi

Sheer Qorma review: Emotional film about accepting love in all its hues

Faraz Arif Ansari’s short film touches a chord with the powerful performances of the leading...

21 Aug 2021 3:27 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Bengali

Binisutoy review: Engaging drama explains how stories make life meaningful

The unpredictability of the storyline keeps the audience hooked but makes them uneasy at the same...

20 Aug 2021 19:30 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Review English

Cinestaan Curates: Strong Son is an endearing, humorous short

Ian Bawa’s film portrays the beautiful bond between father and son in an unconventional...

20 Aug 2021 17:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Review Hindi

200: Halla Ho review – This well-intentioned but generic social drama lacks depth

The story had great potential to make the film a hard-hitting social drama on caste discrimination,...

20 Aug 2021 16:41 IST — Suyog Zore