Manasi has written 5 reviews for films rated ★★★ during 2021.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    ★★★

    The story and the performances are inversely proportional to each other

  • Dhamaka

    Dhamaka

    ★★★

    They didn't have to go this much OTT just because it was an OTT platform release🥴
    Subtlety bhi important hai

    Kudos to Soham Majumdar for his voice acting,
    also, Mrunal Thakur, please stop doing 5min roles as the hero's love interest/motivation

  • Shiddat

    Shiddat

    ★★★

    A thorough feast for the eyes and ears

    Mohit Raina and Sunny Kaushal's performances are just too good! The album is great, with some really memorable songs.

    Some plotlines are just matlab-kuch-bhi!?!?
    Problematic in parts, but still made me feel things

  • Bell Bottom

    Bell Bottom

    ★★★

    Average movie.
    Unnecessary songs. Bad VFX. Very predictable. Neither boring nor exciting storyline.
    Akshay Kumar in the mold of yet another patriotic-secret-agent character.
    Good performances by Lara Dutta and Adil Hussain.

  • Haseen Dillruba

    Haseen Dillruba

    ★★★


    Sambandh toh maansik hote hai, shaaririk toh sambhog hota hai

    Quite liked this dialogue for some reason.
    The movie was wayy too crazy. It started off well, went downhill in the middle, and came back in the end. Didn't really have much of mystery parts for a movie marketed as 'the ultimate kaunspiracy'. It is predictable, but the climax still managed to have a good impact.
    That being said, Haseen Dilruba still has problematic and toxic themes present throughout the…