The Top.Reviews
  • Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
    February 2, 2019
    "Same sex love isn't a frequently broached topic in Hindi cinema"
  • Manikarnika
    January 26, 2019
    "Is this the Queen we know or need?"
  • Soni
    January 19, 2019
    Ashameera Aiyappan, Cinema Express: "The strength of the writing in Soni is that while it makes you empathise with the women, it doesn’t make a demon out of all men. It’s more about exposing the cultural conditioning that we are all subjected to."
  • Tumbbad
    October 14, 2018
    "Part morbid-fantasy, mostly magic-realism... An artsy, gutsy mix of mythology, history, horror, and moral science."
  • Village Rockstars
    September 27, 2018
    "A milestone film of sorts, Village Rockstars epitomises the trials and tribulations, and heralds the coming of age, of a filmmaker, of her protagonist, and of the indie film movement in India."
  • Prometheus


    A ‘prequel’ to a film classic is sometimes a much better marketing ploy than a sequel – especially when the first film began on an intriguing note. Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979) is a horror classic and it engendered several sequels by other...
  • Arbitrage


    Nicholas Jarecki’s Arbitrage is a political film, but its statement is disguised as family drama. The first factor that makes it highly political is that it is about a hedge-fund tycoon and investment bankers have become highly controversial after...
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