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 …




Mukkabaaz

Sports dramas have always followed a format that is quite familiar to us. There is an underdog who aspires to be big. And films in this category would showcase his triumph in becoming a champion. What’s interesting about Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz is that the triumph he shows in this film is not about the victory …




Queen

The women empowerment – revenge theme has been getting made over and over in the last few years and last year itself Bollywood sort of faced a burn out of this theme. The Malayalam film Queen is also an addition to the list and unfortunately it isn’t that gripping. Those of you who have not …













Eeda

A few years back when I saw Ramleela directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, I felt Kannur had the political landscape to be the backdrop of a Romeo Juliet story. Renowned editor B Ajithkumar in fact has chosen that idea for his first movie as a director. Dipped in convincing level of realism in narrative, Ajithkumar …




The Greatest Showman

The beginning and the ending of the movie The Greatest Showman has some fabulously well choreographed musical set pieces with lyrics that have energy and inspiration to its credit. But this story about PT Barnum that happens in between these isn’t really that inspiring. The hurried narrative takes away the charm considerably from this film. …