‘Batman: Soul of the Dragon’ Review: A Bruce Lee & James Bond Inspired ’70s DC Adventure

Strap on your bell-bottoms, spin the disco ball, and grab your nunchucks. The Dark Knight returns in a groovy, karate chopping, seventies retro animated adventure. Batman: Soul of the Dragon is an original story that mixes Bruce Lee inspired action with a James Bond storyline. The Caped Crusader is actually a supporting character to the … Read more ‘Batman: Soul of the Dragon’ Review: A Bruce Lee & James Bond Inspired ’70s DC Adventure

Tribhanga Movie Review: Thought Behind the Film Deserves Attention

Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy Cast: Kajol, Tanvi Azmi, Mithila Palkar Director: Renuka Shahane Estranged relationships, humanising women and retrospection are some heavy terms that went around when Netflix announced its latest release — Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy. Given the cast of Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar, film’s director Renuka Shahane was anticipated to pull … Read more Tribhanga Movie Review: Thought Behind the Film Deserves Attention

One Night in Miami Movie Review: A Riveting Chamber Piece About Kinship and Prejudice

One Night in Miami Director: Regina King Cast: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Leslie Odom Jr, Aldis Hodge One Night in Miami may be – just like Kemp Powers’ play that it is based on — a chamber piece unfolding on a single night, mostly in a hotel room, although director Regina King (best known for … Read more One Night in Miami Movie Review: A Riveting Chamber Piece About Kinship and Prejudice

Tandav Review: Saif Ali Khan Plays to the Gallery in Bollywood Style Political Thriller

Tandav Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Kumud Mishra, Zeeshan Ayyub Creator: Ali Abbas Zafar Blame it on the successful Amazon Prime Video model in India that most of their Hindi thrillers follow a certain template. Be it Mirzapur, Inside Edge, Breathe, Paatal Lok or its latest outing Tandav, the streaming giant relies … Read more Tandav Review: Saif Ali Khan Plays to the Gallery in Bollywood Style Political Thriller

‘Promising Young Woman’ Review: Carey Mulligan Dazzles in Wicked Revenge Thriller

Addressing sexual assault and rape in a truly unconventional way, Promising Young Woman is a dark tale of revenge, wickedly comedic at times, that pulls no punches confronting the egregious behavior of predators and their enablers. Carey Mulligan is superb as a woman hellbent on righting a cruel injustice. Her journey is both disturbing and … Read more ‘Promising Young Woman’ Review: Carey Mulligan Dazzles in Wicked Revenge Thriller

Bhoomi Movie Review: A Power-packed Punch at Corporatisation of Farms

Bhoomi Director: Lakshman Cast: Jayam Ravi, Nidhhi Agerwal, Ronit Roy, Radha Ravi, Thambi Ramaiah, Saranya Ponvannan Lakshman’s Bhoomi, now on Disney-Hotstar, could not have picked a more appropriate time to arrive. The film is a powerful indictment of the corporatisation of agriculture and the evil of middlemen (which while giving marginal profits to the farmer, … Read more Bhoomi Movie Review: A Power-packed Punch at Corporatisation of Farms

Hulu’s The Ultimate Playlist Of Noise Review: A Standard Coming Of Age Drama With Cute, Emotional Moments

Marcus wakes up in a hospital after having a seizure at a rock club, and after tests are run it’s discovered that he has tumors in his brain. They need to be surgically removed, and a side effect from the operation will be that he loses his hearing. He’s initially despondent and suicidal from this … Read more Hulu’s The Ultimate Playlist Of Noise Review: A Standard Coming Of Age Drama With Cute, Emotional Moments

HBO Max’s Locked Down Review: Anne Hathaway And Chiwetel Ejiofor Are Darkly Hilarious In Clever Heist Film

Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor are fantastic together. Thanks to the convenience of video conferencing, Locked Down sports an ensemble cast packed with talent (I’ve purposefully kept some names out of this review to maintain surprises), but it’s truly Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor’s show, and both carry the day. Linda and Paxton are not … Read more HBO Max’s Locked Down Review: Anne Hathaway And Chiwetel Ejiofor Are Darkly Hilarious In Clever Heist Film

‘The Marksman’ Review: Liam Neeson Actioner Provides a Welcome Escape

Liam Neeson returns in The Marksman, a simplistic but watchable low-key actioner. A struggling Arizona rancher defends a Mexican boy being hunted by ruthless drug cartel enforcers. The film focuses on the primary characters’ burgeoning friendship as they escape on a long road trip. The chemistry between the leads carries the straightforward narrative. There are … Read more ‘The Marksman’ Review: Liam Neeson Actioner Provides a Welcome Escape

Master Movie Review: Vijay’s Film has All Trappings of a Mass Entertainer

Master Director: Lokesh Kangaraj Cast: Vijay, Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Arjun Das, Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj Catching a mass entertainer on a Pongal morning at the theatre is an experience by itself. The wolf whistles for the hero entry, the fanatic applause which is followed by punch dialogues and collective glee as the hero makes … Read more Master Movie Review: Vijay’s Film has All Trappings of a Mass Entertainer