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.
Writer-director Sofia Coppola creates a delightful movie that’s light on its messaging and yet works its magic on you. Just like a good drink. Or Bill Murray. Or both.
Director Rob Minkoff holds a bag full of twists, mysteries, and crude comic. In other words, a mixed bag.
Director Sudhir Mishra takes a smart, cynical dig at societal systems. It’s only after the movie ends you realize it also smarts.
Writer-director Anoop Sathyan debuts with a feel-good movie that just may fill the lack of good folks in your stuck-at-home life right now.
Writer-director Arati Kadav launches her debut movie with a wildly inventive idea, but eventually spins it into a humdrum orbit.
‘Panchayat’ may not zip around to deliver twists and mega thrills, but in these unsettling times, it’s the soothing salve we all need.
‘Gulabo Sitabo’ is an ambling, light-touch look at men and their covetous ways. And while director Shoojit Sircar has plenty of them in the movie, his women are no push-overs either.