A Private War | Review

It takes a special kind of conviction to become a War Correspondent. As per the data gathered by the Committee to Protect Journalists, no less than 74 journalists lost their lives in 2012 alone, while on the field reporting back to their respective media agencies. Imagine watching the abject devastation on a town somewhere in…

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs | Review

Westerns have always held a hallowed space in the annals of Hollywood. The wild, lawless past depicted in these films mirrored a time of immense change for America as a nation for this was a time when railroads were being built to join towns as an industrial revolution swept through its veins. While the burgeoning…

Pihu is the most difficult film you have ever watched

There are times when film-makers break out of the mundane Bollywood convention with scripts so bold and quixotic that it seems like a miracle that something like that even saw the light of release. After years of stagnation and an inexplicable apathy towards experimental cinema, Bollywood is finally breaking out of its comfort zone and…

Thugs of Hindostan | Movie Review

Thugs of Hindostan has further reaffirmed my longstanding opinion that Diwali releases are never to be trusted for quality. Don’t believe me? Here are the Diwali movies released this decade— 2011- Ra.One 2012- Son of Sardaar 2013- Krish 3 2014- Happy New Year 2015- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo 2016- Ae Dil Hain Mushkil & Shivaay…

Top 4 non-English series currently streaming on Netflix

There is a scurry of fresh content lining up to be on Netflix which are cutting across cultural and linguistic divides. An article published on Indiantelevision.com today predicted that India is on track to becoming the second largest video- viewing audience by 2020. Content consumption among Indians has become both variegated and evolved. And we…