Ladoo

Aswin Bharadwaj S

When I saw the promotional interview of the movie Ladoo, there was a very visible effort from everyone in the cast and crew to reduce the expectations by frequently saying this is a movie that is supposed to just make you laugh and feel relaxed. And when I saw the movie, I could sense the …







Joseph

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The script of Joseph is written by Shahi Kabir who is an actual police officer. Narrated as an investigation thriller, this movie from Padmakumar will be definitely a relief for those who loved his initial works as the film has an evident presence of craft when compared to his tacky outings in the recent past. …







Thugs Of Hindostan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

When the trailer of Thugs of Hindostan came, there was a conversation about the movie being a rip off of the famous Hollywood franchise Pirates of the Caribbean.  Well after watching the movie I can definitely say that POTC is a huge inspiration for this movie and especially for designing the character of Firangi played …




Sarkar

Aswin Bharadwaj S

If you look at the films Vijay has done in the recent past, most of them had these political intentions mixed with them in an entertainer format. In my opinion, they all worked for me and also for those who aren’t necessarily the hardcore fans of the actor because of the blending of propaganda and …




Drama

Aswin Bharadwaj S

There is an evident aimlessness and laziness all over the movie Drama. It is not that this movie demands such a treatment. But the script here is just going on and on with charmless sequences and very sporadically there are routine dialog jokes that are trying to save the movie from being an absolute dud.  Mohanlal …




Who

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Exploring unexplored terrains of movie concepts is indeed a good thing to do. But the execution of those concepts has to be very convincing if you want to please viewers. The new movie Who directed by Ajay Devaloka is one such concept where the writer-director is trying to explore the possibilities of the concept of …