The top TV shows for 2020, the year where even the fact that you could watch TV was a top reason to be on the top list.
Director Rob Minkoff holds a bag full of twists, mysteries, and crude comic. In other words, a mixed bag.
Director-writer and ace editor Mahesh Narayan executes a taut thriller that’s breathless in pace, and when he permits you to exhale, it’s with tears in your eyes.
Debut director Honey Trehan lays out his movie on a multi-hued slow burn track that, as long as it stays on it, singes and haunts.
Why is it that most folklore and campfire catechisms tell of horrors that *female* forms take, usually to slake their bloodthirsty urges? Writer-director Anvita Dutt’s ‘Bulbbul’ is the visually stunning answer.
‘The Outsider’ is a take on Stephen King’s novel by the same name. And while there’s plenty of chills and horror in quiet doses, it is what that hovers over it in its strangely tenderly terrorizing take that’s become so apt in these strange times: grief and the fear of loss.
Writer-director Jordan Peele uses smoke, mirrors, and blood to keep us unnerved. But it’s what he shows us in the mirror that’s most horrifying.
One-minute review series looks at director Dan Gilroy’s horror-satire outing.
Director Sujoy Ghosh lays out a detailed, conversational thriller that’s high on the quality of ingredients, even if the flavors are all too familiar and predictable. But the point of ‘Badla’ isn’t to surprise you as much as it is to make you pay attention and revel in the atmosphere. Plus, of course the top notch acting that rivets, diverts, and then delivers a climactic scene that’s more heartbreaking triumph than a twist.
Director Sriram Raghavan with his team of writers comes up with a devilishly clever and sharp entertainer that’s full of twists, jumps, guffaws, and references galore. As with any satisfying thriller, it’s when it throws you off most unexpectedly that you give out a sigh most evil.