A sampling of what I’ve watched this year. Spoiler: most of the content is 2021 residue.
‘Don’t Look Up’ launches brilliantly, but then feels like a letdown. But did director Adam McKay have any other choice?
The top movies of 2021.
Meenakshi Sundareshwar, while light-touch and amiable, misses smack urgency and fun for a safe, slow walk.
There’s something intimately familiar and hence moving about Saving Mr. Banks. Plus, there’s Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.
The second season ups the ante in a taut outing where everyone’s struggling to figure out their own space. Plus, it raises some questions about the art of making political thrillers and make up.
Writer-director Umesh Bist delivers a soft-touch likeable look at a ritualistic liberation for its primary characters.
From the splash of acid to acidic wit, from a hyperkinetic trial to virtual thrills, from old-fashioned murder to bloody folklore, 2020 movies slapped it all on.
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 Vikramaditya Motwane’s mad and zippy one-night ride works at so many levels, it’s mad. About movies.