Raazi review: a spy-cy delicacy

In 2015, Meghna Gulzar emerged as a bright jewel in an industry crowded with mediocrity, for expertly directing the riveting Talvar. Meghna proved to be a filmmaker with mettle, taking a no-holds-barred approach towards unveiling the nitty-gritty of the Arushi-murder case. She reserved a special place in our hearts for taking a stand on the…

Omerta review: a trivial take on terror

Omertà, noun, is a code of silence about criminal activity and a refusal to give evidence to the police. Hansal Mehta appears to have broken this code by revealing the various heinous crimes planned and executed by the religious militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. Yet, the movie is less than satisfying because Mehta makes the…

Mom review; Revenge repackaged

‘Mom’ is the latest instalment in the series. Sridevi returns resplendently to the silver screen after a 4-year hiatus. We last saw her in the quite excellent comedy-drama, ‘English Vinglish’. The former superstar has not aged since and hits the ground running. In ‘Mom’, she plays the role of ‘Devki’, an uncomfortably understanding step-mother of…