Gunjan Saxena movie review: Deeply moving account of a remarkable woman's heartbreaks and soaring triumph
Gunjan Saxena never once veers away from its intent to recount an individual's personal story, staying determinedly intimate even in war scenes.
Pareeksha movie review: A moving tale of a class-ridden school system and caste with the incredible Adil Hussain
Pareeksha is a heart-rending account of a poor rickshaw puller determined to help his son escape poverty by giving him the best education available in the city
Lootcase isn't terrible - not at all. It is half done, but it is also well begun. It is predicable, but it is also harmless. If you are in an undemanding mood, then it is not a bad film to spend your time on.
Honey Trehan's whodunnit, Raat Akeli Hai, which premiered on Netflix on 31 July, ticks all the right boxes.
Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya has a backdrop that’s rarely explored in Telugu cinema. It normalises the idea that heroism doesn’t have to be testimony of one’s masculinity.
Veembu movie review: Wannabe Angamaly Diaries with a nice concept but lacking depth, coolth and the smarts
Veembu is so vacuous and boring, it is not even worthy of anger.
Maska movie review: Netflix film is a Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham knock off, but for the Parsi community
If only writer-director Neeraj Udhwani had focused less on "it's all about loving your family" and more on "it's all about lip-smacking bun-maska", Maska would have been a lot more watchable.
Angrezi Medium movie review: Irrfan, Kareena and a great ensemble breeze through a thinking woman's comedy
Director Homi Adajania's Angrezi Medium stars Irrfan as Champak Bansal, a widower in Udaipur who will go to any lengths to ensure his daughter Tarika Bansal's happiness.
Les Misérables movie review: Oscar-nominated thriller captures the revolutionary spirit, anger of Victor Hugo novel
Ladj Ly's Les Misérables doesn't just take the title of Víctor Hugo's work, but also its heart, spirit and anger.
Guilty movie review: Netflix and Dharmatic present a flawed but important take on the #MeToo movement
As you sink deeper into the narrative of Guilty, you realise writers Ruchi Narain and Kanika Dhillon almost want to manipulate you into believing you know the outcome of the story, only to squash it as you reach the dramatic climax.
Ayyappanum Koshiyum movie review: Prithviraj and Biju Menon are made-for-each-other sparring partners
Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Ayyappan and Koshy) is Driving Licence with caste inequity added to class differences.
To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You review: Netflix sequel is an easy watch, but don't expect a modern-day romance
Based on Jenny Han’s book trilogy, To All The Boys: Ps I Still Love You starts off where the first film ended: with Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky as a couple
Jojo Rabbit movie review: Taika Waititi’s Hitler film is a delightful and heartfelt surprise, filled with raucous energy
Jojo Rabbit is a blast. It’s filled with raucous energy, and it hits beats across the emotional spectrum with stunning precision.
Uncut Gems premieres in Netflix in India on 31 January.
Disco Raja Movie Review : Ravi Teja is a live wire as the titular character, but the film itself is a big bore
Disco Raja is nearly 150 minutes long, but the only thing one’s likely to remember after watching it is the sight of Ravi Teja putting on his headphones and dancing as if there’s no tomorrow.
Panga movie review: Kangana's sedate turn anchors a heartening but sanitised take on middle-class India
The first half of Panga is thoroughly engaging.
Street Dancer 3D movie review: More dance, less gyaan would have made this Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor film better
Street Dancer 3D has its heart in the right place, one only wishes the music and the choreography had something new to offer.
Prathi Poovankozhi movie review: Manju Warrier and a brilliantly beautiful rage make up for scanty, confused writing
Prathi Poovankozhi is wracked with problems. Yet, whatever the criticisms of the film may be, it is also true that it is convincing and moving.
Thrissur Pooram movie review: Jayasurya expends his talent on grimacing through brutal, generic gang wars
The story of Thrissur Pooram is hard to recall because there is so little of it.
Driving Licence movie review: Prithviraj is terrific in a captivating drama on pride and pettiness, fandom and fury
Each time you think you have cracked Driving Licence, it takes a surprising turn.