Parava

Parava is not a movie that specifically talks about pigeon racing. The film uses pigeons as a connecting link to establish a story about friendship that happens on many levels. If any of you have followed Soubin Shahir on his social media platforms, you would know about his peculiar skills at presenting visuals and Parava …

American Assassin

Feisty brutal action sequences are the only major positives of the latest Hollywood film American Assassin. Apart from that, everything that you see on screen is a big cliché. Those of you who have seen films that are based on undercover operation knows how the story goes usually and this one has the exact same …

Simran

The movie Simran is based on the life of a lady who had this weakness for robbing and gambling. In terms of creating characters with clear identity and space, this Hansal Mehta film is definitely a success. But there is a sensibility issue there in the film when it starts to show the robbery part …

Matchbox

When the script you got is a wafer thin one that deals with the tried and tested formula of a teenage love at first sight story, there is very little scope for improvisation. Thattathin Marayathu was one movie that managed to package this thought in to an entertaining movie format, but director Sivram Mony’s Matchbox …

Thupparivaalan

When a film that is 160 minutes long manages to keep you engaged for its entire runtime, that means the movie is entirely invested in its content. Thupparivaalan directed by Mysskin is an engaging pacy detective thriller that has the right amount of ingredients to be a refreshing commercially appealing exciting movie. Kaniyan Poongundran is …

Taramani

Ram’s Taramani is about the flawed world’s ideologies and the never ending debate over feminism. Ram has his own way of narrating things without bothering about the political correctness of the idea he presents. There is no balancing act here in the screenplay and so for that reason Taramani is flawed, but for the same …

It

Horror is a genre that has got very limited space for improvisation or I should say that the genre has got improvised very rarely. Coming to It, the latest Hollywood horror film based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name is somewhat a run-of-the-mill horror film that does have scary sequences to its credit …

Puriyatha Puthir

Lens directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan was a skillfully made thriller which succeeded in making an impact on the viewers on having awareness about their behavior in the cyber world. What Ranjit Jeyakodi is trying to achieve through the new film Puriyatha Puthir is somewhat the same. But his approach is more inclined to the typical …