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 …

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 …

Kaadu Pookkunna Neram

Dr. Biju’s films always had that politically strong agenda to its credit. His latest film Kaadu Pookkunna Neram featuring Indrajith and Rima Kallingal in the lead roles is also dealing with a strong political statement on the general unquestioning notion of the public on the Maoist movements that has been happening in India. While the …

Marupadi

Instead of addressing the issue of harassment against women, the movie Marupadi directed by V M Vinu is somewhat exploiting the contemporary relevance of the theme. Repeating the used out theme of fraud drug case and subsequent struggle with all the clichés and exaggerations of those 80’s films, Marupadi simply doesn’t have the juice in …

Ore Mukham

The film Ore Mukham’s major portion is set in the 80’s. And the issue with the entire movie is that it has been written and directed as if it was a movie released in the 80’s. With every character speaking all those printed dialogues and the quintessential thrill not getting created at any point makes …

10 Kalpanakal

When the movie “Breaking News Live” got released, I remember concluding the review saying people should stop abusing women, at least to save us from amateurish movies that are based on such attacks. In a way 10 Kalpanakal from editor turned director Don Max offers the same amount of amateurishness to the table. Don Max …