‘The Serpent’ is a slick-fest, riding on some terrific performances, an uneasy score, and a time-jumping story-telling technique. Like its subject, it throws you off and then seduces you.
Writer-director Abhijeet Mohan Warang spotlights the life and struggles of folk artists. And yet, your heart doesn’t sink. It soars with this lovely offering, where life and mythology deliver lessons for each other.
Writer-director Umesh Bist delivers a soft-touch likeable look at a ritualistic liberation for its primary characters.
Orson Welles’ vision for this classic-noir comes alive in a stunning blu-ray transfer. It’s a tragedy he wasn’t around to see his vision redeemed.
Creators Dennis Kelly and Felis Barrett create a stunning, psychedelic canvas that covers grief, manipulation, and love, bloodied by the shredding machines for all ages: power and control.
Writer-director Jeethu Joseph deconstructs his totem movie’s premise to create a gripping drama that thrills when you least expect it.
Rahul Dev Burman ensures even teetotallers partake this heady concoction. Frankly, he leaves us no choice.
Director Kunal Kohli comes up with an amateurish and tedious take on love and espionage. The poetry angle doesn’t help one bit.
From an insipid plot to one that races into your heart to another that makes you look inside it, three reviews together.
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.