TV

So much hokum-pokum

Khalid Mohamed reviews the time-travel series JL 50, the documentary  Social Dilemma and more fare, streaming on channels currently.  Woe ho. There’s been so ...

Read More

As Tears Go By

Khalid Mohamed reviews the emotionally volatile Pakistani series Khaani, and the quirky Churails, dealing with a vigilante group of four oppressed women of Karachi. Sprint to...

Read More

India’s Disowned: Pataal Lok

In her review of the newly dropped series on OTT platform Amazon Prime Paatal Lok, Reema Moudgil writes that the images haunt because they remind us of something that has poss...

Read More

Jack Ryan: How to catch a terrorist?

Cast: John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Wendell Pierce, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry Created By: Carlton Cuse, Graham Roland Producer: Nazrin Choudhury, J...

Read More

Ghoul: The Thing, in Hindi

  Cast: Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Mahesh Balraj, S. M. Zaheer  Creator: Patrick Graham Director: Patrick Graham Writer: Patrick Graham ...

Read More

Ozark: Season 1 : If Narcos and Breaking Bad had a baby...

Simply put, Ozark is the story of a financial advisor Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) who moonlights as a money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. When things...

Read More

Sacred Games: Are You Not Entertained?

Revolt is the name of the game – a defiance of the authority or a calling for justice – who decides what’s right?  Tottering on the fringes of dichotomy...

Read More

Take Two: A Thriller Chase and Hilarity Potion

‘You die blanketed in glamour and drama or you live long to see your dramatis personae evoke to life.’ Years of practising as a cop has bestowed some superpowers...

Read More

Sharp Objects – A Labyrinthine Chase

Sharp Objects is a novel adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s work that goes by the same name. The book is a craft- the author’s foray into writing novels and that positi...

Read More

Boss Baby: Back in Business – A Non-Stop Blizzard of Goofiness

Just as we had managed to swim out of the drooling saliva, the fussy baby fights plus the heebie-jeebies inducing exploit of the adorable little characters of Boss Baby, the c...

Read More

Hollywood Heartbeat

Was it puppy love or a magnificent obsession? Khalid Mohamed writes of his dream women o...

September 24 2020

Avoidable: The 'ageism' bias

With all that is being written in the media these days about ageism, I should not (actua...

September 23 2020

Rewinding: Ustad Zakir Hussain

“I had interviewed Ustad Zakir Hussain, years ago in 1992; and he told me what mad...

September 22 2020