Guilty Minds (Web Series) – My Flash Review!

For most of us, the only exposure to courts is through films.  And usually, films with court scenes are lumped under the genre of “Court room dramas”. Essentially because of the high drama that unfolds in the court scenes. Arguments and counter arguments, suspense around sudden appearances of key witnesses, witnesses going hostile at the... Continue Reading →

Gangubai Kathiawadi – My Flash Review!

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films are ought to be watched on the full screen. He doesn’t make films. He creates a spectacle.  A spectacle with its share of drama, dance and of course music that is packaged and presented as a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film. Gangubai Kathiawadi (GK) is another film in that lineage.  Having missed... Continue Reading →

Hey Sinamika – My Flash Review

The title is inspired by the song Hey Sinamika… from Maniratnam’s hit film – OK Kanmani which incidentally also had Dulquer Salman as the male lead as this one. Now, if you think the inspirations from Mani’s films ended here, sorry you are wrong. The film is littered with references from earlier films of Mani.... Continue Reading →

Jalsa – My Flash Review!

A Hit and Run case more often than not raises a morality question. Now, what if such an event involves a person who has built an image for herself of being very upright? What if by profession the person is a journalist and is known to raise tough questions to others day in and day... Continue Reading →

Meppadiyan – My Flash Review

There are average or bad films with huge star cast backed by humungous budgets that get a lot of media attention. And there are some good films made with no big stars and with moderate budgets which don’t get much of media attention. Meppadiyan (“Above mentioned” in Malayalam) actually belongs to the above mentioned category.... Continue Reading →

Gehraiyaan – My Flash Review!

First up, the title Gehraiyaan meaning “Depths” has a poetic look and feel to it which sets up our expectation meter.  Going by the teaser, one would expect the film to be about relationships and their depths. But, what if I say that the relationships in this film among people are not really so deep? ... Continue Reading →

83 – My Flash Review!

What if a film is a “Highlights” package of a sports series involving India? What if that sport happened to be Cricket? What if that series happened to be a World cup which we won famously? What if that series was not watched on TV by many of us? We get 83, the film that... Continue Reading →

Kurup – My (late) Flash Review!

The Malayalam film “Kurup” dropped on Netflix this week after a successful theatrical release.  The core story is based on a real life incident around Sukumara Kurup who committed a murder of his look alike and faked his own death to claim insurance proceeds.  This happened in Kerala in the 80’s. The most interesting part... Continue Reading →

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