Abrahaminte Santhathikal

The kind of fun a movie like Abrahaminte Santhathikal provides is pretty much similar to what we felt while watching scriptwriter Haneef Adeni’s last work, The Great Father. For me, TGF was an over-stylized thriller that became watchable because of certain thriller elements which sort of made me forget the numerous moments that lacked conviction …




Njan Marykutty

Njan Marykutty from Ranjith Shankar Jayasurya team is more like an informative movie like Toilet Ek Prem Katha or Padman. The ultimate sentiment you have towards the movie is positive and that isn’t really because of the cinematic craft it shows, but mostly because of the subject it addresses. Just like how a superstar like …










Premasoothram

When Malayalam cinema got shifted from rural to urban stories there was a repetitive feel to most of the stories set in the village backdrop. There were textures and nuances in all those vintage movies which made us love the characters and landscapes. Premasoothram directed by Jiju Ashokan who made an impression with the movie …




Naam

Naam is almost like watching Happy Days, but in 2x speed. Director Joshy Thomas Pallickal is trying to capitalize on the nostalgia factor of the campus days here based on a real life incident. The nostalgia and campus memories work to an extent. But post that it’s usual and a little too ambitious. The idea …




Kaamuki

Binu S who made his debut with an impressive movie titled Ithihasa, went on to make another film Style which was criticized heavily and some people made a remark that it would have been a financially feasible idea in an industry like Telugu. It seems like those criticism has not bothered the director much and …




B. Tech

The movie that came to my mind immediately after watching Mridul Nair’s debut film B. Tech was his Guru VK Prakash’s movie Nirnayakam. I wasn’t a big fan of Nirnayakam as it stretched too much around the issue it was trying to address. Much like that, B. Tech also has a socially relevant issue at …