Sucharita Tyagi

Sucharita Tyagi
Sucharita Tyagi's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Companion
Biography:
Throughout her life, Sucharita has found herself stumbling into situations and desperately trying to make the best of them. ?Settling comfortably in a chair to watch movies? is her favorite feeling, and so far no man, woman or child has come close to stirring the same emotion in her. Watch her for your weekly update on what to see over the weekend; make a new friend as a bonus.
Publications: Film Companion

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
69% Pagglait (2021) Is Pagglait the freshest, most novel story told to me via Hindi cinema recently? Girl, it might be... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2021
9% The Girl on the Train (2021) An averagely-amusing breezy thriller from 2015, turned into an averagely-amusing breezy thriller for now, you have to ask yourself...why? A movie I did not imagine seeing twice...an overly-sentimental mess, manufactured and fake. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
92% The White Tiger (2020) There's enough opportunity to enter the scenery and check your own biases... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
89% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) [It] succeeds in making us aware of our shared humanity, and the evils which exist in any system where there is an imbalance of power. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2020
44% Khaali Peeli (2020) Khaali Peeli has a pun in the title, never justified...a half-hearted non-linear screenplay, lots of style but barely any substance. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2020
64% Cargo (2020) The fact that this film actually happened, AND turned out the way it did? Miraculous...a small but stupendous flight of fancy. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2020
57% Lootcase (2019) This squandered, within reach, even its own potential... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
80% Shakuntala Devi (2020) How long are Vidya Balan Movies going to just rely on being "Vidya Balan Movies?" - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
100% Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020) A story of patriotism and compassion and humanity... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2020
73% Gulabo Sitabo (2020) A very deep, multi-layered film with much to say. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
90% Guilty (Talvar) (2015) It should just be these two making cinema in Bollywood, that's it...For a case like this, it's the only plausible way to turn this story into a movie. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
93% Thappad (2020) In Thappad, starring Taapsee Pannu, writer-director Anubhav Sinha and co-writer Mrunmayee Laagoo have succeeded in creating an entire, matter of fact, lived in universe, joh relatable bhi hai, aur isliye effective bhi. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
20% Love Aaj Kal (2020) Yes, this film is the cinematic equivalent of a Facebook status update from 2008... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
86% Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) Right from the opening credits, you know you're in for a treat. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
95% Little Women (2019) At its heart, Little Women is a coming-of-age story and an adventure story...adventurous but soft...you leave happy and satisfied with the storytelling. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) I left with hope in my heart, and dance in my feet, if that's a thing. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) What's to be said about this film that hasn't already been said? ... because there is so much to take in, like a Da Vinci painting, the film reveals secrets and hidden meanings until you're left breathless... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
94% Panga (2020) Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and writers Nikhil Mehrotra & Nitesh Tiwari have taken a sweet, tender and extremely digestible route towards telling the story of this woman, who represents many many young mothers in India... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
89% 1917 (2020) This movie deserves to be watched in a cinema hall...choreography the likes of which I haven't seen, refusing to let you even breathe... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
85% Just Mercy (2020) A very sympathetic, almost sweet tone for this gut-wrenching story... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
88% Chhapaak (2020) Despite the heaviness of heart you feel while watching, writer-director Meghna Gulzar and co-writer Atika Chohan succeed tremendously in not make this a sob story, while never for a moment forgetting that Malti's existence is harder than most women... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2020
73% Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020) The movie is pretty predictable, I saw similar movies last year with the same formula... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2020
19% Dabangg 3 (2019) Chulbul Pandey ki origin story which no one asked for, milegi yahaan. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2019
76% Hotel Mumbai (2019) This was a tough movie to sit through...this is a proper thriller, with each beat and moment landing... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
43% Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019) Just your garden-variety misogyny wrapped in a blanket of comedy... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
43% Panipat (2019) None of this bloodshed would have happened had these men just checked their egos...the political might, which becomes the flavour of this film, makes the storytelling easy to consume. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
14% Ujda Chaman (2019) You get so bored with the proceedings that you miss some genuinely funny lines... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
33% Housefull 4 (2019) The second-hand embarrassment... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
56% Saand Ki Aankh (2019) It's a simple, straightforward story in essence. I wish it wasn't so simplistic in its telling. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
71% The Sky Is Pink (2019) Women telling women stories! The treatment and intention here is not to manipulate you into crying. It's celebratory, which is what sets it apart...sensitive and tender. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
68% Joker (2019) It is impossible to remain untouched by his grief. Entertainment is not what this film is offering, but phenomenal acting, excellent technical filmmaking, and awareness of the empathy we lack as human beings. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
87% Hustlers (2019) The treatment of the story here is funny, rooted in comedy...thankfully, Jennifer Lopez is on screen for most of the film! - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
42% The Zoya Factor (2019) Really light storytelling...some unnecessary classism... this film, while exploring this manic side of society, doesn't delve too deep into its psyche. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
29% Prassthanam (2019) If you're a fan of political drama and tall men in suits, this might work for you. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
64% Section 375 (2019) Now this is a very, VERY important topic, and it's crucial when you're talking about it, to be sensitive, aware and pick a side...learn to listen, to engage in conversation, and offer up your platform to those who should actually be talking. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
50% Dream Girl (2019) Homophobia, Islamophobia, drag-shaming, fat-shaming, sexism and a total disregard for sound levels... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
58% Chhichhore (2019) It failed to leave any kind of lasting impact, which is unfortunate... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
No Score Yet Jabariya Jodi (2019) The characters barely leave any impact, because the directors don't want them to... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
67% Judgementall Hai Kya (2019) A ridiculously fun masala potboiler, without compromising anything that makes cinema great... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
52% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King was really only supposed to be a kids' story, with funny birds and silly animals to keep down the danger for a young audience... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
97% Toy Story 4 (2019) If you need some happiness in your life this weekend, Toy Story 4 is the movie to watch...to infinity and beyond, etc. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
33% Kesari (2019) Just a whole lot of killing, slashing and humans cutting up humans. Yes, the cinematography soars, but the violence is so much, so prolonged, and begins to give you a headache. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
39% Kalank (2019) So much happening in this one movie, all of it in excruciating slow-motion for an inexplicable reason... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
6% Student of the Year 2 (2019) Not even the flamboyance of the set-up or the sprawling sets, but the problem is that you feel cheated in investing in the characters. A letdown. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
89% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) The effort and detail that went into this world...still, you are treated to a million shots of Keanu Reeves reloading a million guns, and not enough about him as a human... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Fun, colorful, pure and joyful...as a country, we need this movie right now. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
No Score Yet PM Narendra Modi (2019) Regardless of what side of the political spectrum you are on, I highly doubt anyone needs this movie in their life. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
22% Dark Phoenix (2019) Sophie Turner as Jean Grey is weirdly frigid...as a stand-alone motion picture, Dark Phoenix has very little to offer. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
23% Men in Black International (2019) It's a strange mismatch of a movie... - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
42% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) [The movie] overcompensates for not enough Godzilla. The fights are very cool, I have to admit, combined with the best special effects money can buy...but what makes it very difficult to sit through is just how loud it is. - Film Companion EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019