Saamy 2

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The creativity part in Saamy 2 (also known as Saamy Square) is so damn pathetic that you might end up appreciating its mediocre climax that is slightly better than the rest of the movie. Boleros are flying, logic was dying and you will wonder what the hell is happening and then the reality that this …

Varathan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Varathan has all the typical ingredients one see in an Amal Neerad film. Stylized slow-motion walks, yellow tinted frames, guns, fights etc. are there to make sure that we are in for an Amal Neerad film. But what makes Varathan an impressive thriller is the intrigue it builds to reach the showdown climax and also …

Manmarziyan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Love triangles have always been a favorite of Bollywood and what is so refreshing about Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyan is the fact that it doesn’t constrain itself into the cage of morality or character sanctity. Through three flawed humane characters, this script by Kanika Dhillon reinvents the genre in a deeply affecting way. By addressing the …

Padayottam

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Padayottam directed by Rafeek Ibrahim is a gangster comedy, a genre that our industry is not that familiar with. Yes, it has an excessive emphasis on the black comedy which might make the logic seekers a bit uncomfortable. But even though there are flaws, Padayottam is a hilarious one-time-watch if you have an idea about …