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Netflix’s Monica, O My Darling a power-packed joyride. Watch for Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi

Packed with many twists, turns and clever dialogues, the film is proof of Vasan Bala’s directorial skills.

Breathe: Into The Shadows 2 tries hard, but Abhishek Bachchan’s poker face ruins it

Streaming on Amazon Prime, it has a star-studded cast with Abhishek, Nithya Menen, and Amit Sadh. But that doesn't help if the show fizzles out all the suspense.

Netflix’s Enola Holmes 2 is political thriller treat after BBC’s Sherlock 4 failed to impress

The film never shies away from taking a strong political stance—labour to women's rights. Its alternate view of 19th-century Victorian London adds to the enjoyment.

‘Phone Bhoot’ is a laugh riot, the OG horror show Aahat meets Andaz Apna Apna meets Gen Z

Ishan Khattar, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Katrina Kaif form a crackling trio in Gurmmeet Singh's horror comedy that gives a nod to Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor's Stree.

Mathukutty Xavier’s Mili another bland Bollywood remake. And Janhvi Kapoor is the worst part

If you’re expecting Mili to be a Bollywood equivalent of Danny Boyle’s 127 hours — then disappointment is in store.

Roju’s Kaiyum Kalavum has a flawless plot where logic has no place

The SonyLiv series tells the story of an unnamed boy who is cursed with a literal itch to suppress desire, and a clumsy member of a pickpocket gang.

Shallow, superfluous, frustrating—Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi’s Double XL is a dud

The film does not know what to do with itself. The ‘message’ is half-baked and serious issues like binge eating are not addressed properly.

Even the biggest names in Hollywood couldn’t rescue Netflix’s flat Cabinet of Curiosities

Despite being directed by Natali, Prior, Sterling, and starring actors like Rupert Grint of Harry Potter fame, the show just leaves a bitter aftertaste.

The Good Nurse has wobbly screenplay but Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain make up for it

Netflix's The Good Nurse directed by Tobias Lindholm is about a menacing serial killer who is seemingly harmless.

Thank God is a cross between 90s Bollywood and early-morning pravachans

Indra Kumar makes a come back in Bollywood after six years with Thank God. A remake of Norwegian film Sorte Kugler.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.