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. …







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 …




Koodasha

Aswin Bharadwaj S

As a lot of you will be judging the review by just looking at the rating part, let me just say that Koodasha is a movie that has the possibility to work for you as it isn’t entirely typical. Yes, it is a lot confusing at certain points and a lot preachy too, but the …




French Viplavam

Aswin Bharadwaj S

French Viplavam directed by debutante Maju KB is a satirical caricature drama that has elements but isn’t entirely convincing. The movie is almost like the half-baked version of an exquisite dish. The eccentricity of the characters and situations are fun on one level while the plot that is all over the place makes it an …