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Dil Bekaraar does a great job of building the world of DD, Campa Cola, and imported perfume. It adds to it with the music and opening credits, which immediately place you in that world.
While Part 1 of Money Heist final season will release on Netflix on 3 September, Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex will release Bhoot Police on 17 September.
Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August
Other key titles in August include Bhuj: The Pride of India on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex, Comedy Premium League on Netflix India, and Modern Love Season 2 on Amazon Prime Video.
Explained: As The Office completes 20 years, revisiting what the show says about mockumentaries as a genre
While it was the British version that gave the show its initial thrust, it was the 2005 American version that took the show and the mockumentary genre to unprecedented heights, helping it achieve cult status, and in many ways – global dominion.
BoJack Horseman and the women who want to move on: In S6, Diane, Princess Carolyn have a shot at healing
By shining a light on the women whose lives have most been informed by BoJack, the show is offering its lead star to step back, to let others speak unto his misbehaviour,
With Disney's WandaVision and The Mandalorian, audiences show preference for weekly installments over binge-watching
Shows like Disney’s The Mandalorian have proved that delivering episodes to an entertainment-hungry nation in small tantalising viewing snacks is equally as effective as the all-you-can-watch feast. Audiences want to be tickled and teased.
Censoring of OTT content seems to be limited to curbing voices of dissent; nuanced regulation could be a way forward
Censorship back in the days of single-channel TV was all about providing ‘clean’ entertainment on a mass platform rather than curbing a difference of opinion or catering to the powers-that-be. You’d imagine a 2021 version of that old formula would continue work for the common man.
In Nate: A One Man Show, currently streaming on Netflix, Natalie Palamides offers the most provocative one hour on rape, consent, and mixed signals.
Post Nishabdham, Anjali will be a part of the Netflix anthology directed by Vignesh ShivN, and she also has Pawan Kalyan’s Vakeel Saab coming up.
Black Box and The Lie review: Amazon, Blumhouse kick off Halloween season with two fright-free fiascos
The Lie and Black Box debuted as a double feature on Amazon Prime Video on 6 October.
Flow, a short film by Archit Kumar that was conceptualised and shot entirely during the lockdown, promotes self-love and special attention to mental health during the pandemic.
As content not stars take spotlight, how Indian films, series are retailoring marketing strategies for a post-COVID world
In a post-Coronavirus world, film marketers have had to come up with creative strategies to promote big Bollywood films, like Shakuntala Devi, Dil Bechara and Gunjan Saxena, ahead of their digital releases.
Netflix's The Umbrella Academy 2 tries to be more engaging than the first season, but misses the mark
The second season of Umbrella Academy dropped on Netflix on 31 July and is a better watch than its predecessor. But is that enough?
'Ensuring Dark's continuity was a challenge': Cinematographer Nikolaus Summerer discusses jumping through time
In this exclusive Q&A with Firstpost, Dark cinematographer Nikolaus Summerer talks about crafting a unique visual style for each time period.
I May Destroy You, produced by HBO and BBC, is about the act of figuring out survival from trauma, and an effort to nudge our language out of its limitations.
Indian Matchmaking treads into dangerous territory when it allows Sima Taparia free rein to reinforce regressive methods of Indian matchmaking as undeniable fact.
Abhishek Bachchan is the whole and soul of Amazon Prime series, Breathe: Into The Shadows, which is perhaps why we have 12 long episodes, 50 minutes each.
Kappela is alluring and visually pretty, but progressive it absolutely is not.
Netflix's Athlete A is a compelling true-crime documentary and also an ode to investigative journalism
Originally intended to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Athlete A, one of the several films to become a casualty of a global pandemic, sacrificed a potential festival run for a direct Netflix release.
Gaumont's UK unit is working with writer Anthony Horowitz on the six-episode series of The Phantom of the Opera.