Delhi Crime 2 is a disturbing, visceral look at our rapidly evolving and devolving society’s cleaved biases and financial strata.
Two Malayalam movie titles. Separated by a letter. United by powerful storytelling.
Thar and The Underground Railroad: from gore to magical swirls of human struggles.
Puzhu is director Ratheena and Mammootty’s subtle master class in the devastating effects of bias and bigotry.
Gangubai Kathiwadi rests solely on Alia Bhatt’s shoulders. It could have been much more than that.
A sampling of what I’ve watched this year. Spoiler: most of the content is 2021 residue.
The top movies of 2021.
Sardar Udham is a riveting and stunning story of one of India’s lesser documented revolutionaries. Vicky Kaushal turns in his finest yet.
A glacially progressing look at intimate relationships, Aarkkariyam is a beautiful look at how well we know our loved ones. Or not.
‘Haseen Dillruba’ is an uneven, ultimately unsatisfying look at fraught relationships. It falls in love with its own twist much too soon, much too deep.