Raat Akeli Hai (2020)

RAAT AKELI HAIN – MOVIE REVIEW A NETFLIX release, RAH is produced by RSVP movies and is written by Smita Singh and directed by Honey Trehan. RAH is a murder mystery set in a very interesting location and intriguing circumstances. That is a major plus. The film starts off impressively and the suspense continues throughout the film culminating in a rather “soft” climax. Though the … Continue reading Raat Akeli Hai (2020)

SHAKUNTALA DEVI – MOVIE REVIEW

SHAKUNTALA DEVI is not a biopic, the makers Abundantia Entertainment and Sony Pictures claim. The film is written and directed by Anu Menon. SHAKUNTALA DEVI is a name most in the country remember for her rendezvous with numbers, but there is very little that is known of her. This film tries to unmask the human computer with so called “inspired by true events”. The movie … Continue reading SHAKUNTALA DEVI – MOVIE REVIEW

DIL BECHARA – MOVIE REVIEW

FOX STAR produces this film, an adaptation of “ The Fault in our Stars” . Screenplay is by Shashank and Sengupta. Dil Bechara is directed by debutant Mukesh Chabra. For people who have read the book or watched the original obviously would know the way the film progresses, but then for people who are not aware, the film does not surprise you, once you know … Continue reading DIL BECHARA – MOVIE REVIEW

Final Recipe (2013)

Having premiered in various festivals in 2013 and 2014, Gina Kim’s Final Recipe had to wait two years to get released anywhere, and has still only come out in Mainland China. A South Korean-Thai production shot in English and Mandarin, it tells of Mark (Henry Lau), a student who was raised by his grandfather Hao (Chang Tseng), after his mother died and his father left on a business trip and … Continue reading Final Recipe (2013)

Cook Up a Storm(2017)

‘Cook Up A Storm’ may be arriving later than its peers, but it is easily the most satisfying CNY movie we’ve seen this year. As much as it may be about the rivalry between the Cantonese street cook Sky Ko (Nicholas Tse) and the French-trained Michelin-starred chef Paul Ahn (Jung Yong-hwa), this gastronomic-themed drama is more compellingly about Sky and his father Mountain Ko (Anthony … Continue reading Cook Up a Storm(2017)