The Wire

The Wire is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Namrata Joshi, Tanul Thakur
Rating Title/Year Author
A Thin Wall (2015) Namrata Joshi A Thin Wall has accounts of lives being saved. But it also contains memories of people walking for miles daily, leaving behind graves at every halt, the fear-filled existence in a time of moral vacuum. EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2020
Meel Patthar (2020) Namrata Joshi Meel Patthar focuses on the travails of the working class in an industry that literally drives the economy but has rarely sparked the imagination of filmmakers for a gritty exploration. EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2020
Apples (2020) Namrata Joshi What is genuine is the evocation of loss and a deep sense of anguish. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
Under the Open Sky (2020) Namrata Joshi Under the Open Sky eschews the subtlety of Koreeda for a sentimental approach, meandering at times, but the lead actor Koji Yakusho holds it together by becoming one with the character of the yakuza. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
The Boy from Medellín (2020) Namrata Joshi The vulnerability and responsibility of a celebrity finds a musical expression in Matthew Heineman's The Boy from Medellin... EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
The Way I See It (2020) Namrata Joshi Most of all, The Way I See It seeks to ask questions like how should the job of the US president be approached and what should the leader of the nation be like? EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
One Night in Miami (2020) Namrata Joshi King's film is a perfect fit for TIFF, in that it exemplifies the values of gender parity and racial equality that the festival has consciously tried to underline through its programming without giving short shrift to artistic merit. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
76 Days (2020) Poulomi Das 76 Days is an astonishing documentary that chronicles the stoic heroism of exhausted patients, nurses, and doctors in the frontlines of the deadly COVID-19 crisis in Wuhan, the ground zero of its outbreak. EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2020
Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai (2020) Tanul Thakur The film is marked by a baffling listlessness, a foreign trait in an Anurag Kashyap production. For a thriller, Choked's plot plods. Its dialogues are pedestrian. The characters' desires lack the sting that makes them magnetic EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2020
Eeb Allay Ooo! (2019) Tanul Thakur Eeb Allay Ooo! cares, lifting the migrant from the trappings of political abstractions, dignifying his fight and making him a person. EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2020