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  • 08-Jun-2018 | J Jagannath

    Cyber heists

    Irumbu Thirai is a sober account of how our daily smartphone use can be our nemesis

  • 25-May-2018 | J Jagannath

    Crusader with wit

    Deadpool 2 is a prime example that more superhero movies must aspire to: woke rather than vapid and soulless

  • 11-May-2018 | J Jagannath

    Freedom at midnight

    Debut director Tinu Pappachan has elevated a generic plot to a rambunctiously entertaining ride solely on the basis of jaw-dropping gags

  • 27-Apr-2018 | J Jagannath

    Public servants

    Bharat Ane Nenu is already a roaring hit and will certainly hold the "non-Baahubali" record for its lifetime box office collections

  • 13-Apr-2018 | J Jagannath

    Sukumar, Ram Charan bounce back with 'Rangasthalam'

    All Sukumar's movies, prior to Rangasthalam, were urbane, cosmopolitan and soaked in yuppie aspirational culture

  • 30-Mar-2018 | J Jagannath

    Indian 'incursion' in China

    India's trade deficit with China might be massive but the soft power of Bollywood is making waves there

  • 17-Mar-2018 | J Jagannath

    Decoding silence in love via Shape of Water, Mukkabaaz, Phantom Thread

    Mute heroines in Shape of Water and Mukkabaaz lend a delicious heft to both the movies

  • 03-Mar-2018 | J Jagannath

    These two Telugu movies affirm Sridevi's status as a cine goddess

    Barring Isabelle Huppert, I can't think of any other actor in the world who can stake claim to such a rich body of work under her belt, writes J Jagannath

  • 17-Feb-2018 | J Jagannath

    The Post: Steven Spielberg's hammy ode to journalism is a hack job

    Spielberg is expert at peddling sanctimonious pap, which is being eagerly lapped up, making it the third most successful movie at box office

  • 03-Feb-2018 | J Jagannath

    Losing the plot

    Khushbu is the solitary inspired casting in the movie as the step-mother with a golden heart who loves her step-son more than her own offspring

  • 19-Jan-2018 | J Jagannath

    What are we reading anyway?

    In such dire times, the incessant social media discourse and the flurry of think pieces on a New Yorker short story gives me immense hope for the world

  • 06-Jan-2018 | J Jagannath

    Best scenes of 2017: Part III

    Concluding part of my ongoing list of the best scenes of 2017

  • 22-Dec-2017 | J Jagannath

    Best scenes of 2017: Part II

    Moments of unalloyed brilliance in 2017 from Norwegian teen drama to a comedy about a single mother in Boston

  • 09-Dec-2017 | J Jagannath

    Best scenes of 2017: Part I

    The movie Brawl in Cell Block 99 has set a high benchmark for hand-to-hand combat fights

  • 24-Nov-2017 | J Jagannath

    Two new seriously funny TV shows: American Vandal and SMILF

    The series came out at a time when it became an open secret that influential men in the American entertainment industry just can't keep it zipped up

  • 10-Nov-2017 | J Jagannath

    Reel view: The kids aren't all right

    Felicite is about the eponymous lead character in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa

  • 27-Oct-2017 | J Jagannath

    Oddly mesmerising

    Baumbach's latest is about three bickering siblings getting together to care for their father who is an ageing, self-absorbed artist manque

  • 14-Oct-2017 | J Jagannath

    TV bingeing this Diwali

    A list of few TV series to binge watch during the festive season

  • 29-Sep-2017 | J Jagannath

    Superheroes of Newton and Spyder

    In its 100-minute duration, Masurkar has woven a yarn-and-a-half, told with the perfect lightness of touch

  • 16-Sep-2017 | J Jagannath

    Pop culture triumphs

    The movie says crime pays but also conveys that too much greed can be detrimental

  • 01-Sep-2017 | J Jagannath

    Letting the devil win

    Too much happened in this season too soon

  • 18-Aug-2017 | J Jagannath

    Single lives matter

    Impose an entry fee on single men but blanket ban means missing the woods for the trees

  • 04-Aug-2017 | J Jagannath

    Art-ing in NYC

    Culture consumption in New York is always exhaustive and never exhausting

  • 21-Jul-2017 | J Jagannath

    Denver cinema

    It's heartwarming to see new foreign cinema being shown at every American city, says J Jagannath

  • 08-Jul-2017 | J Jagannath

    Museum going

    It was the most surreal experience of my life to enter the main lobby of the National Gallery of Art