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  • The message of 'Breaking Boundaries' with Sir David Attenborough and Professor Johan Rockström is loud, clear and important Jun 05, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    The message of 'Breaking Boundaries' with Sir David Attenborough and Professor Johan Rockström is loud, clear and important

    In this fact-filled, 75-minute documentary, Attenborough and Rockström drive home a few realizations. Case in point: an eco-friendly diet and planting trees are more important than we thought.

  • Review | 'The Family Man 2': A bit of melodrama, an annoying child mar a season that could have been edited more sharply Jun 04, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Review | 'The Family Man 2': A bit of melodrama, an annoying child mar a season that could have been edited more sharply

    Every character has a sob story and after nine episodes, you’ll have one too.

  • Review | 'Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know' is esoteric yet enthralling, slick yet tedious Jun 02, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Review | 'Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know' is esoteric yet enthralling, slick yet tedious

    'Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know', which hit Netflix on June 1, shows a fascinating attempt to capture what a black hole looks like.

  • Film history: Ilaiyaraaja and Mani Ratnam made only 10 movies together Jun 02, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    Film history: Ilaiyaraaja and Mani Ratnam made only 10 movies together

    Mani Ratnam and Ilaiyaraja made 10 memorable films together - from 'Pallavi Anu Pallavi' which put Anil Kapoor on his path to stardom, to 'Thalapathi' starring Rajinikanth and Mammootty.

  • Review | 'November Story': Who cares whodunit when why-they-dun-it is painfully slow? May 20, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    Review | 'November Story': Who cares whodunit when why-they-dun-it is painfully slow?

    The show fails to expand on the promising trailer, and the cliched characters, crawling pace and non-stop background music make matters worse.

  • Arjun Kapoor: "My impulse was: this is so bizarre, let me just hear 'Sardar ka Grandson' to say no" May 20, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Arjun Kapoor: "My impulse was: this is so bizarre, let me just hear 'Sardar ka Grandson' to say no"

    Arjun Kapoor on doing physical comedy, working with Neena Gupta, his relationship with his own grandparents and the coexistence of OTT and theatrical release in future.

  • Watch these films before you see 'Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins', out on July 23 May 18, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Watch these films before you see 'Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins', out on July 23

    It’s GI Joe Musclefest week. Are you ready to literally go OTT?

  • Sanjay Kapoor: 'Shooting "The Last Hour" in Sikkim added to the atmosphere' May 14, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Sanjay Kapoor: 'Shooting "The Last Hour" in Sikkim added to the atmosphere'

    Actor Sanjay Kapoor on writing that can make the supernatural seem believable, actor workshops and auditioning for a role for the first time in 25 years. Karan Tapaka on being almost bullied into taking this role, and having deeper respect for actors after working as one in 'The Last Hour'.

  • Review | 'Those Who Wish Me Dead': This may be one of the most demanding roles we've seen Angelina Jolie in May 12, 2021 10:58 PM IST

    Review | 'Those Who Wish Me Dead': This may be one of the most demanding roles we've seen Angelina Jolie in

    'Those Who Wish Me Dead' doesn't hold up to much scrutiny; there are too many threads left dangling and characters left unexplored. And yet, it is an effective, watchable chase film

  • Review |'Minari': It's for anyone with dreams about making it in a place that’s not really home May 11, 2021 04:40 PM IST

    Review |'Minari': It's for anyone with dreams about making it in a place that’s not really home

    Director Lee Isaac Chung's 'Minari' is now on Amazon Prime. Here's why you should watch it.

  • Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs' May 05, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs'

    On May 4th - Star Wars Day - DisneyPlusHotstar released a treasure chest of 'Star Wars' stuff. Here's what to watch and what you can skip without losing sleep over it.

  • Mammootty magic: Is it fading or does his star shine bright like he’s the One? Apr 27, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Mammootty magic: Is it fading or does his star shine bright like he’s the One?

    Two films featuring Mammootty released on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix - to watch or not to watch 'One' and 'The Priest'

  • Oscars countdown: Here's who we think will win Apr 24, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Oscars countdown: Here's who we think will win

    A few hours shy of the 93rd Academy Awards, we re-view the nominees and venture a few Oscar predictions. Best Picture? We think 'Nomadland'. Best Original Song? 'One Night in Miami' gets our vote.

  • Review | 'Searching for Sheela': A too short documentary on someone who’s a calm keg of dynamite Apr 22, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    Review | 'Searching for Sheela': A too short documentary on someone who’s a calm keg of dynamite

    Sheela's introspection about why she offered herself to Rajneesh is the best part of the documentary. Instead of being about her inner journey home, though, the 58-minute film ends up capturing a series of 'meet the celebrity who was once notorious' type of gatherings.

  • 8 timeless films to watch on the anniversary of the Titanic tragedy Apr 15, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    8 timeless films to watch on the anniversary of the Titanic tragedy

    Distress and drama on the oceans: OTT platforms are screening these films and documentaries inspired by misadventures at sea.

  • Preview: Star Vs Food | When stars collide with food Apr 14, 2021 02:46 PM IST

    Preview: Star Vs Food | When stars collide with food

    Brand new streaming platform DiscoveryPlus will drop weekly episodes of 'Star Vs Food' starting tomorrow.

  • Line of Duty: Why we’re hooked to this one truly amazing cop show on Netflix season after season Apr 13, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Line of Duty: Why we’re hooked to this one truly amazing cop show on Netflix season after season

    Into Season Six, we are still troubled by the corruption among the cops and why we need someone to deliver us from the evil PR spin.

  • 7 best horror shows and films to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend Apr 10, 2021 03:42 PM IST

    7 best horror shows and films to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend

    Cold shivers for this hot weather

  • Why are homegrown shows on Netflix such a letdown? Mar 13, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    Why are homegrown shows on Netflix such a letdown?

    If big, famous directors want me to binge watch, then offer something less predictable.

  • ‘You cannot catch a fish in clear water’ and other lessons I learnt about money from Netflix documentaries Jan 30, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    ‘You cannot catch a fish in clear water’ and other lessons I learnt about money from Netflix documentaries

    I watched the entire docu series called Dirty Money on Netflix with a sense of awe. How much money is enough money? How far will people go to make more money? Does money break everyone’s moral compass?

  • Grief, reincarnation and reconnections — Surviving Death explores myriad venues, ends up handing out hope Jan 16, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Grief, reincarnation and reconnections — Surviving Death explores myriad venues, ends up handing out hope

    The Netflix documentary series, which looks at life after death in normal and paranormal ways, is a new style of series altogether and hard to be labeled.

  • Bridgerton: Bringing sexy back Jan 02, 2021 07:10 AM IST

    Bridgerton: Bringing sexy back

    Bridgerton takes us back in time only to tell us that the sex was perhaps better in the days of yore, that there was nothing fuddy duddy about our dada dadi. From the gravity-defying cleavage served on lace-trimmed trays, to the tight corset that leaves shoulders bleeding, it is wink, wink, nudge nudge all the way.

  • To a pretty English village, even during UK travel ban Dec 22, 2020 03:05 PM IST

    To a pretty English village, even during UK travel ban

    You may not be able to visit England, but the endearing show ‘Doc Martin’ allows you to escape every day to Port Isaac, a charming fishing village in Cornwall, where the series is set.

  • Review: 'Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives' or mundane lives of mediocre people Dec 05, 2020 08:25 AM IST

    Review: 'Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives' or mundane lives of mediocre people

    Apart from the sexist connotations of being called a housewife – who marries a house? – loud neurotic women going here and there, saying this and that is neither good audio nor visual.

  • We should have known Nov 28, 2020 07:47 AM IST

    We should have known

    The latest psychological thriller to hit the small screen, The Undoing, starts off sedately, making us salivate for the décor, the furniture, the wardrobes, the hairstyles, before giving us the violins and the goose bumps.

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