Infidelity, hatred ,murder and twists is a good mix for a thriller !

Loving Adults(Danish/ Thriller/ Netflix) Director- Barbara Rothenborg  Cast- Sonja Richter, Dar Salim, Sus Wilkins, Mikael Birkkjaer The film starts with pearls like  “Almost all murders have something to do with love” and ends with “Love is more dangerous than its reputation“  These are the words of an investigator talking about one of his cases that […]

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Crisp, Pacy and Engaging !

The Weekend Away (2022/ Mystery Thriller/ Netflix) A girl, while on a weekend getaway with her bestie, gets embroiled in deep mess when her friend goes missing. Writer – Sarah Anderson Based on – Book by the same name and writer Director- Kim Farrant Cast- Leigton Meester, Christina Wolfe, Ziad Bakri, Luke Norris, Amar Bukvic […]

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This Thriller has a “Killer” Message 

Chup (2022/ Crime Thriller/ Cinema Release) Director- R Balki Cast – Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Sunny Deol, Pooja Bhatt Plot In a spate of ghastly murders, film critics are being killed in macabre manner.  The serial killer out there not only has a grouse but a message too. The film opens to a murder and […]

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‘A good thriller that surprises with its twists and slick action’ 

The Witch: Part 1 The Subversion ( Thriller/Korean/ 2018/ Prime)  The story revolves around a young girl who remembers nothing about her past and is being chased by some very dangerous bunch of people. Director – Park Hoon-jung Cast -Kim Da-mi , Jo min-su, Choi Woo-shik, Go Min-si, Park Hi-soon Plot A young girl of […]

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‘Hit: The First Case’ Review : This thriller boasts of a gripping story and a superbly intense Rajkummar Rao! 

Hit: The First Case ( Thriller /2022 / Hindi /Cinema Release) Writer/ Director – Sailesh Kolanu Cast – Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Akhil Iyer, Jatin Goswami, Milind Gunaji Plot Vikram is an investigating officer reeling under PTSD and fighting demons from his past. Neha, his love, is a forensic expert. When she goes missing, he […]

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“Anek” Review : Well crafted, well intended film but with a floundering narrative!

Anek ( 2022/ Political Action Thriller/ Cinema Release) Director/ Writer – Anubhav Sinha Cast – Ayushmann Khurrana, Andrea Kevichusa, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Mipham Otsam Plot  An undercover cop (Ayushmann) is assigned to reign in insurgency in North East to ensure a peace accord between the government and the most powerful rebel group. Analysis The […]

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‘Dhaakad’ Review: This film could have been so much more… sadly an opportunity lost!

Dhaakad (2022 / Action Thriller/ Cinema release) A deadly agent Agni (Kangana) is out against human traffickers Rudraveer (Arjun) and Rohini (Divya). Writer/ Director – Razneesh Razy Ghai Cast – Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Divya Dutta, Saswata Chatterjee, Sharib Hashmi Though this industry in India seems to be actually ruled by star power, I have […]

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‘Runway 34’ Review : An Engrossing Thriller with a few rough edges

Runway 34 ( 2022/ Thriller/ Cinema Release) This thriller is based on a real life incident wherein a disaster was averted when an airplane landing faced an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.  Director – Ajay Devgn Writer – Sandeep Kewlani, Aamil Keeyan Khan Cast – Ajay Devgn, Rakul Preet Singh, Amitabh Bachhan, Boman Irani […]

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“Kothanodi” Review : Unsettling, Shocking, Brilliant adaptation of folktales

Kothanodi (2015/ Assamese/ Thriller/ Horror/ Sonyliv) Four stories, adapted from folk lores, ranging from unsettling, bizarre, disturbing to outlandish, all wrapped up in brilliant spellbinding story telling in a dark rustic set up.  Director – Bhaskar Hazarika Writer – Dr.Arup Patangia Kalita, Bhaskra Hazarika Cast – Adil Hussain, Kasvi Sharma, Zerifa Wahid, Kapil Bora, Asha […]

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