‘Saand Ki Aaankh’ mixes too much of zany fun into a potentially powerful story of the real-life sharpshooting Tomar sisters. That it’s up to its leading ladies to rise above it all is an eye-opening, albeit unintentional cinematic irony.
The Coen Brothers’ snazzy look at corporate machinations has lost none of its contemporaneous bearings in ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’.
Director Jagan Shakti keeps his ambitions—and the space mission story arcs—light and digestible. It’s entertaining for sure, but could he have aimed higher?
Director Ben Stiller keeps the simmer on in his superbly crafted mini-series, keeping the tension and drama at high tensile, even as he zooms into the minds of his protagonists to understand what makes them do what they do to lay out this complex true-life story.