Aadhi

Aadhi is a hastily made star launch vehicle for Pranav Mohanlal that tries to squeeze in a lot of tried and tested formulas in to one story. Jeethu Joseph is trying to use all the story ingredients he is famous for. But the problem is the fact that we have seen similar ideas in the …

Padmavati

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for depicting epics of grand scale in a dramatic yet captivating way. His way of carrying melodrama in scenes, which is largely typical but still alluring is something I find admirable as a cine enthusiast and his new movie Padmavati is nothing short from delivering all those Sanjay Leela Bhansali …

Darkest Hour

Looking at Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour as Winston Churchill and then trying to remember his face as inspector Gordon or Sirius Black (two characters people of my generation would easily remember) can really shock you. The flawless prosthetic makeup and the amazing acting display of Gary Oldman are the best things about Joe Wright’s …

Carbon

Director Venu’s last film Munnariyippu was a movie that I liked a lot because of its subtlety. It was presented as a man’s interesting intellectual arguments, but it ultimately talked about freedom. Carbon, the new film from the director again becomes an exciting watch because of the same subtlety factor. When you manage to understand …

Kaalakaandi

Akshat Verma is the man who wrote the outrageously hilarious black comedy Delhi Belly which is among my favorites. Kaalakaandi is Verma’s first film as a director. The less than two hour long movie definitely has moments of outrageous fun. But those moments are far too discrete and ultimately Kaalakaandi looks dull and the multiple …

The Post

The present day seems like a time where sincere journalism needs to show some guts to bring out the truth. At a time where we are flooded by news channels and news papers that aren’t bold enough to take a stand against the irregularities of the state which covers its mistakes using patriotic sentiments, Steven …

Sketch

Sketch is like a great example on how to make a film without any idea on how to conclude it. This movie by Vijay Chandar has all the clichés in the world and out of the blue comes a climax message on why we should educate children who are forced to do labor. Even though …