Jomonte Suvisheshangal

You kind of know the basic ingredients of a Sathyan Anthikkad movie as his films are known for projecting family values and other social elements repeatedly. Jomonte Suvisheshangal scripted by Iqbal Kuttippuram and directed by Sathyan Anthikkadu is also another version of it. Because of the repetitiveness in the preaching format of the film, there …

Ok Jaanu

The millennial approach towards a committed relationship was nicely presented by Mani Ratnam in Ok Kanmani in 2015. Mani Ratnam’s long time assistant Shaad Ali has remade this film under the title Ok Jaanu and to be honest it hasn’t lost its key points. The quintessential on screen chemistry of the lead pair may not …

Bairavaa

Bairavaa is the usual masala hero centric film from Bharathan that follows everything that is typical in this kind of movies. With occasional punch dialogues and over the top heroism, the film flows in an expected speed and what you get at the end is a nearly three hour long average film with no big …

Passengers

Approaching the latest Jennifer Lawrence – Chris Pratt movie Passengers as a romantic film would be a better idea if you want to enjoy it. Because of the initial responses I had to hear from a few sources, I was a bit skeptical about the film. But when I saw Passengers, it wasn’t that boring …

God Say

Remember Lage Raho Munnabhai from Rajkumar Hirani? The movie God Say starring Vinay Forrt in the lead role is actually a broader version of the kind of Gandhigiri aspect we saw in Munnabhai. Set in the 90’s, this film’s first half mocks the society satirically while the slightly over the top conceptualization of second half …

Allied

Ace director Robert Zemeckis’s latest film Allied is a slowly paced love story that uses the attire of a spy thriller. The realistic tempo of the narrative gives an impressive level of intrigue to the film. But the lack of space in the screenplay to establish the emotional connect between the main protagonists reduces the …