‘Shakuntala Devi’ review: Vidya Balan elevates a spritzy take on an enigma

Reading Time: 3 minutes Director Anu Menon keeps it light and pacy, not pausing even she ought to have. But with Vidya Balan around, an enigma becomes humane.

‘Bad Education’ review: A Tight Tale About a Tight Con

Reading Time: 3 minutes Director Cory Finley spins a tight tale about a true-life embezzlement scandal that throws light on an education system that encourages top rankings for schools at a price no one knows they’re paying. Or do they? Oh yeah, and Hugh Jackman shines in a layered act.

‘Escape at Dannemora’ review: A Rectangular Triumph

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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.

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