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Reviews of the latest (and sometimes not-so latest) independent films from South Asians everywhere.

Review: Pareeksha – The Final Test

By |August 7th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplaySmall|

Rachit Raj reviews Prakash Jha's latest, Pareeksha, a social drama streaming on Zee5.

Review: Raat Akeli Hai

By |August 1st, 2020|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Honey Trehan's RAAT AKELI HAI, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte.

Review: Bhonsle

By |July 6th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|

Rachit Raj reviews Devashish Makhija's BHONSLE, now streaming on SonyLiv.

The visual feeling of Bulbbul

By |June 25th, 2020|reviews|

Our review of Anvita Dutt's BULBBUL, now streaming on Netflix.

Film review: AXONE

By |June 17th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|

Our review of Nicholas Kharkongor's Netflix-streaming film, AXONE.

Review: Gulabo Sitabo

By |June 13th, 2020|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews Shoojit Sircar's GULABO SITABO, the first of many direct-to-OTT Bollywood releases this year.

The “Gulabo Sitabo” album is a sight for sore ears

By |June 5th, 2020|reviews|

Rohit Mehrotra raves about the Shantanu Moitra-scored music album of the upcoming GULABO SITABO.

Understanding the trinity of Eeb Allay Ooo!

By |June 3rd, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge, reviews|

Jayjit Sarkar takes a deeper look at the trinity – the man, the animal, the God – of Prateek Vats' Eeb Allay Ooo!

Review: Betaal (Netflix)

By |May 26th, 2020|reviews|

Our review of Patrick Graham's BETAAL, the second Netflix-Red Chillies misfire after Bard of Blood.

Review: Ghoomketu (Zee5)

By |May 23rd, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|

Our review of GHOOMKETU, the long-in-the-cans Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer now streaming on Zee5.

Review: What Are The Odds

By |May 21st, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplaySmall|

Our review of Megha Ramaswamy's WHAT ARE THE ODDS, a quirky little flight of fantasy that's now streaming on Netflix.

Review: PAATAL LOK

By |May 16th, 2020|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews the new Amazon Prime web series, PAATAL LOK, created by Sudip Sharma and produced by Anushka Sharma.

Review: MRS. SERIAL KILLER

By |May 5th, 2020|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews the new Netflix India original, Mrs. Serial Killer, directed by Shirish Kunder.

Weeks without days

By |April 14th, 2020|Critics Speak, reviews, Young Critics|

With the pandemic-stricken world in lockdown, young critic Rachit Raj mourns a life without the movies.

Streaming review: SHE

By |March 29th, 2020|reviews, Young Critics|

Rachit Raj reviews the new Netflix India series, SHE, created and co-written by Imtiaz Ali.

Film review: KAAMYAAB

By |March 23rd, 2020|reviews, Young Critics|

Rachit Raj writes about Kaamyaab, Hardik Mehta's delightful directorial debut, starring Sanjay Mishra as a forgotten character actor in Bollywood.

Film Review: Guilty (Netflix)

By |March 18th, 2020|reviews, Young Critics|

Rachit Raj writes about GUILTY, the uneven Netflix India original written by Kanika Dhillon and directed by Ruchi Narain.

Film Review: RAKKHOSH (Netflix)

By |March 15th, 2020|reviews, Young Critics|

Our review of the indie, RAKKHOSH, featuring Namit Das and Sanjay Mishra, also known as "India's first POV feature film".