The Chase Review: A fair blend of humour and suspense in an engaging story 

The Chase (Korean/2017) (Netflix/ Crime/ Thriller / Mystery) This Korean thriller revolves around a spate of deaths and a disappearance that leads to the chase for a killer from a 30 year old unsolved case. Director – Kim hoon-seon Writer – Yoo Kap-jeol Cast – Yun-shik Baek, Sun Dong-il, Kim Hey-in Plot Deok Su is […]

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Slick pace, Intriguing characters & a murder investigation!

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) A superbly engaging crime thriller that delves on the investigation of a teenager’s disappearance that happened decades back. Two unusual accomplices come together to crack the case while dealing  with their majorly fucked up lives. Director – David Fincher Cast – Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Stellan […]

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The Highwaymen

This film is a period crime thriller that tells us the chase saga of how famous Texas Rangers Frank Hamer and Maney Gault tracked down and successfully caught up with infamous notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde in 1930s. Cast – Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, Kim Dickens, John Caroll Lynch Director – John Lee […]

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Fracture

Is an engrossing legal thriller/crime thriller that revolves around a woman’s murder by her husband and the twisted game of wits he plays with the state’s counsel who has been assigned the case. Cast- Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, Billy Burke, Rosamund Pike,Cliff Curtis,Fiona Shaw, David Strathairn Director- Gregory Hoblit Writers-Daniel Pyne, Glen Gers Plot Ted […]

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Jamtara : Sabka Number Ayega

With an earthy set up and small town characters as its forte , Jamtara is a story thats all about easy money, greed and power play. Cast -Amit Sial, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Sparsh Shrivastav , Anshuman Pushkar, Monika Panwar, Aksha Pardasany Director -Soumendra Padhi Plot Jamtara is shown to be small town infamous for the phishing […]

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Mystic River

Is a mystery drama that’s emotionally intense and goes way beyond the simple whodunnit. The present day crime might be linked to past and the emotions and scars run far and deep. Cast – Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon , Marcia Gay Harden Director – Clint Eastwood Plot The story opens to see life […]

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PatAal Lok

Patal Lok is a dark and gritty crime thriller that is brilliantly written , directed and performed. It not only engages you in its mystery and chase but also absorbs you completely in its characters ,some black , some white but mostly all shades of grey ! While on one end , we see the […]

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Zodiac

Is a mystery thriller based on a non- fictional book by the same name written by Robert Graysmith. Zodiac tells the real life story of manhunt for the Zodiac , a serial killer who terrorised the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s and early 1970s, taunting police with letters, bloodstained clothing, and ciphers […]

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Article 15

Director- Anubhav Sinha Writers- Anubhav Sinha, Gaurav Solanki Cast- Ayushmann Khurana, Sayani Gupta, Nassar, Manoj Pahwa,Kumud Mishra, Isha Talwar, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub Once in a while comes a movie whose sole purpose is to unnerve you and rub in the bitter realities and Article 15 is one of those. The story revolves around the rape […]

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Why Cheat India

Director/ Writer- Soumik Sen Cast -Imraan Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary Is a film about corruption in the entrance examination system. It is a satirical take on the pressure on the students to get into medical / engineering/ business streams and the extent to which parents can go to ensure that their kids get there, most through […]

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