Amar Kaushik’s filmmaking lacks two essential features: motivation and economy.
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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Continues the Series’ Quest To Recover and Celebrate Lost Cultures
Whereas the first ‘Black Panther’ film celebrated an array of African cultures, the follow-up seeks to also highlight the rich legacy of Mesoamerican cultures destroyed by colonial conquest.
Go See ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Right Now
'In Bruges'’s director Martin McDonagh reunites with Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson for a story of an Irish friendship gone sour. And it’s easily the best new movie I’ve …
The Killer Isn’t the Only Murderer in ‘The Good Nurse’
In 'The Good Nurse', a serial killer’s murders are disguised by the frequently nightmarish workings of hospitals in a for-profit health care system.
‘Tár’ Is Stuck in the Muck of Its Own Highbrow Artiness
Todd Field wants you to think his new movie, 'Tár', is a critique of the pretentiousness of the high art world. But the movie is actually trapped in that …
Review: ‘Kantara’ Is Doused in Local Flavour and Tension But Is Lopsided
The Kannada movie excels when it focuses on Shiva, the protagonist, but flounders while depicting the other characters.
‘Vikram Vedha’ Is a Compelling Retelling of the Vikram Betal Fable
The action packed film raises moral questions about good and evil.
‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Is Dull Female Gothic Aided by Scandal
Director Olivia Wilde’s 'Don’t Worry Darling' is a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes celebrity scandal, helping to keep an otherwise forgettable film in the public’s consciousness.
‘Chup’: A Series of Murders Where Critics Get a Killer Review
Director R. Balki doffs his hat to Guru Dutt and Amitabh Bachchan but revels in hammering the same point over and over again to the point of tedium.
‘Doctor G’ Shows the ‘Liberal Man’ a Mirror and It’s Not a Comforting Picture
Anubhuti Kashyap reverts Hindi cinema’s male gaze and remains in control of her film.