Reviews

Film critics, beware. You're about to lose your organs | Chup Review

Chup, starring Sunny Deol and Dulquer Salmaan, is a riveting thriller that makes an impact without trying too hard. It also features romance and a strong message.

Simbu’s terrific acting saves GVM’s Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu | Review

Director Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu starring Simbu and Siddhi Idnani is a solid gangster origin story. However, the film has some shortcomings in the second half, says our review.

Siya Movie Review: Pooja Pandey, Vineet Singh's film is brutal and honest

Debutant director Manish Mundra, with Siya, gives us poetry that is brutal at its core. Watch Siya to experience what honest storytelling of real-life incidents can look like.

Kanam Movie Review: Sharwanand, Amala Akkineni's time-travel film feels like a warm hug on a cold day

Director Shree Karthick's Kanam (Oke Oka Jeevitham in Telugu), starring Sharwanand and Amala Akkineni, is a solid time-travel film from a debutant. The film gets its emotional arcs right, says our review.

Captain Movie Review: Arya’s film is poor man’s Predator

Director Shakti Soundar Rajan’s Captain, starring Arya, Simran and Aishwarya Lekshmi, is an illogical-man-vs-creature film. This is a poor adaptation of Hollywood films of the same genre with extra masala. Read our review.

Akshay Kumar is now simply a South cinema puppet | Cuttputlli Review

Akshay Kumar's Cuttputlli, now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, is a faithful, scene-by-scene copy of the 2018-released Ratsasan. Does Bollywood have nothing original to offer anymore?

Chiyaan Vikram's Cobra hisses and misses | Review

Director Ajay Gnanamuthu's Cobra starring Chiyaan Vikram is a convoluted mess of a story. The film has interesting ideas, but it suffers from a lack of inventiveness, says our review.

Pa Ranjith's Natchathiram Nagargiradhu is bold and disturbing | Review

Pa Ranjith’s Natchathiram Nagargiradhu, starring Dushara Vijayan, Kalidas Jayaram and Kalaiyarasan, is a hard-hitting take on love, politics, caste and honour killing. The powerful imagery that Ranjith creates will make everyone uncomfortable, says our review.

Anand Deverakonda’s Highway is beyond redemption | Review

Highway had the potential to be a dark and disturbing thriller but it ends up being a damp squib. The Anand Deverakonda film doesn’t have any redeeming qualities, says our review.

Time travel Kashyap style + Taapsee's slick act = mind, blown | Dobaaraa Review

Anurag Kashyap's Dobaaraa is the kind of film that will have the audience putting together a jigsaw as they leave the theatres, for this Taapsee Pannu-starrer is just next level. Read our review.

Raksha Bandhan Movie Review: Akshay Kumar is in top form, but film crumbles under flawed script

It is Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar who try to lift Raksha Bandhan's drowning script. The film has very little to offer in terms of content, says our review.

The worst thing about Laal Singh Chaddha is Aamir Khan | Review

Aamir Khan's pet project, Laal Singh Chaddha, hits the theatres today, August 11. It is an official Hindi adaptation of Tom Hanks' Forrest Gump. If you manage to remove that information from your mind, you might just like the film, says our review.

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