‘Breathe: Into the Shadows’ takes an elaborate, weary, textbook approach to the serial-killer genre. You’ll be excused for yawning.
‘Panchayat’ may not zip around to deliver twists and mega thrills, but in these unsettling times, it’s the soothing salve we all need.
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.
In director Satyajit Ray’s adda-styled story-telling, there’s a ruminating warmth, even if it doesn’t quite reach where it could have. But the chill of the present permeates this 1989 feature.