DELHI CRIME – SEASON 2 (2022)

Release Date: 26/08/2022 Cast: Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Tillotama Shome Creator: Richie Mehta A solid police-procedural with terrific performances and effective social commentary — Ambar Chatterjee Delhi Crime Season 1 is my second most favorite series of all time after Chernobyl. Thus, my expectations from Season 2 of the series were high to start with….

MONEY HEIST: KOREA – JOINT ECONOMIC AREA (2022)

Release Date: 24/06/2022 Platform: Netflix Cast: Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo, Jeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, Park Myung-hoon Director: Kim Hong-sun Here are 5 reasons to watch Money Heist: Korea today — Ambar Chatterjee Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area (MHK) is an official remake of the immensely popular series, Money Heist AKA La Casa De Papel created by Alex Pina…

DASVI (2022)

Platform: Netflix, Jio Cinema Release Date: 07/04/2022 Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Nimrat Kaur, Yami Gautam, Manu Rishi, Arun Kushwah Director: Tushar Jalota “Entertaining, thought-provoking, and well-acted. Dasvi is a solid one time watch” — Ambar Chatterjee Ganga Ram Chaudhary (Abhishek Bachchan) is the chief minister of the fictional state of Harit Pradesh. He is not strictly speaking an honest politician and is…

SHYAM SINGHA ROY (2021)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 24/12/2021 Cast: Nani, Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty, Madonna Sebastian Director: Rahul Sankrityan Vicious religious, ideological misinformation and messaging spoils what could have been a fun film — Ambar Chatterjee A budding film director, Vasu is on the fast lane to realizing his dreams of becoming a renowned and revered film director. His first feature film…

DON’T LOOK UP (2021)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 24/12/2021 Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill Director: Adam McKay “Don’t Look Up” is bonkers and out of its mind but has a firm grasp of what it is — Ambar Chatterjee Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) discover a new comet that they realize is headed…

CHANDIGARH KARE AASHIQUI (2021)

Release Date: 10/12/2021 Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Vaani Kapoor, Girish Dhamija, Kanwaljit Singh Director: Abhishek Kapoor Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui is relevant, well-acted and entertaining — Ambar Chatterjee Manu Munjal (Ayushmann Khurrana) is a bull-headed lifter and cross-fit sports enthusiast. He runs a gym by the name “Jatt Flex It Gym” in Chandigarh. He covets the local…

MONEY HEIST : PART 5 – VOL 2 (2021)

Release Date: 03/12/2021 Platform: Netflix Cast: Álvaro Morte, Najwa Nimri, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso Creator: Alex Pina The season finale for one of the most addictive series is abysmally bad and morally bankrupt — Ambar Chatterjee I lost my interest in the Money Heist series after sitting through the abysmally atrocious Part 5- Vol 1. The only…

RED NOTICE (2021)

Release Date: 12/11/2021            Platform: Netflix Cast: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber The Rock, Gadot and Reynolds cook up a storm that is entertaining and exhilarating — Ambar Chatterjee Red Notice stars three of the most charismatic actors in modern Hollywood. Be it “The Rock”, Ryan Reynolds, or Gal Gadot,…

ALICE IN BORDERLAND (2020)

Release Date: 10/12/2020 Platform: Netflix Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijirô Murakami Creator: Shinsuke Sato “Alice in Borderland” is refreshing, shocking and much better than “Squid Game” — Ambar Chatterjee While the world is going crazy for a certain Korean series called Squid Game, atleast a year earlier, Netflix churned out a series that was in…

KATE (2021)

Release Date: 10/09/2021 Platform: Netflix Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson, Miku Patricia Martineau, Tadanobu Asano Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan A fun thriller with pulsating action and a stellar performance from Mary Elizabeth Winstead — Ambar Chatterjee Over the last few weeks, I have seen two films (Protégé, Jolt) wherein the protagonist is a kickass femme…

RUROUNI KENSHIN : THE BEGINNING (2021)

Platform: Netlfix Release Date: 30/07/2021 Cast: Takeru Satoh, Kasumi Arimura, Yôsuke Eguchi, Issey Takahashi Director: Keishi Ohtomo One of the greatest renderings of a Manga comes to an astonishingly ordinary and boring culmination — Ambar Chatterjee Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning commences with a sensational action sequence. We see Battousai the killer tear his way through a…

BLOOD RED SKY (2021)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 23/7/2021 Cast: Peri Baumeister, Carl Anton Koch, Alexander Scheer, Kais Setti, Dominic Purcell   Director: Peter Thorwarth A thrilling and emotionally investing roller-coaster ride that could have been crispier — Ambar Chatterjee Blood Red Sky stars Peri Baumeister as Nadja, a devoted mother who is suffering from a unique medical condition that…