Adrishyam Review | A Convoluted Mess With an Insufferable Flashback

In the first act of the movie Adrishyam, you get a feeling that we are dealing with two parallel investigations with certain common links. But by the time it reaches midway, the plot somewhat exposes everything it has. The second half is a massive load of backstory that is incredibly difficult to feel coherent. With… Continue reading Adrishyam Review | A Convoluted Mess With an Insufferable Flashback

1744 White Alto Review | A Quirky Crime Comedy That’s Definitely Worth a Watch

The last film from Senna Hegde, Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam, was a satire that can’t be called a plot-heavy film. It was a movie that managed to find hilarious instances from moments and characters. His new film, yet another Made in Kanhangad venture, 1744 White Alto, also explores a similar space, but this time in a quirky… Continue reading 1744 White Alto Review | A Quirky Crime Comedy That’s Definitely Worth a Watch

Wonder Women Review | Yet Another Moving Tale of Hope From Anjali Menon

In her movies, Anjali Menon always enjoys exploring multiple dimensions of a set of people with similarities. In Bangalore Days, it was the cousins; in Koode, it was the siblings; and in Usthad Hotel, I think it was the generations. She somehow creates a tribe and then communicates their emotional journey from a low point… Continue reading Wonder Women Review | Yet Another Moving Tale of Hope From Anjali Menon

Thattassery Koottam Review | Yet Another Stale Drama With No Intend to Look Fresh

When Thattassery Koottam begins with visuals from Sabarimala, we get a feeling that an exciting backstory may well be there in this screenplay written by Santosh Echikanam. But as soon as the real story gets unveiled in front of us, it becomes that cliched revenge story with a series of predictable moments. What was weird… Continue reading Thattassery Koottam Review | Yet Another Stale Drama With No Intend to Look Fresh

Mukundan Unni Associates Review | An Unapologetic Wacky Dark Comedy

If you are a sucker for wacky unapologetic stuff, then Mukundan Unni Associates from debutant Abhinav Sunder Nayak is a dark comedy that will surely work for you. What is unique about this film is the way it has designed its central protagonist. He is outright evil, and the movie embraces his philosophy and narrates… Continue reading Mukundan Unni Associates Review | An Unapologetic Wacky Dark Comedy

Chathuram Review | An Interesting Character-Driven Drama That Fizzles in the Final Act

A woman who has lost everything deciding to use everyone who wants to exploit her to build an empire of her own is an idea that looks fascinating but is not necessarily novel. In the movie, the heroine herself admits that her story is shown in many old Malayalam films. But Chathuram uses the framework… Continue reading Chathuram Review | An Interesting Character-Driven Drama That Fizzles in the Final Act

Kooman Review | A Mixed-Bag Thriller With an Excellent Asif Ali

In Kooman, the latest thriller from director Jeethu Joseph, he somehow manages to crack a story that resembles a blend of his two big successes; Drishyam and Memories. Kooman has one track where the protagonist hides something he has done and then tries to solve a mystery behind a series of murders. Written by KR… Continue reading Kooman Review | A Mixed-Bag Thriller With an Excellent Asif Ali

Saturday Night Review | This One Looks Like a Scrapped Draft of Zindagi NA Milegi Dobara

The core idea of the movie Saturday Night is built around an individual whose everything is connected to his friends. A person who considers his friend’s pain as his pain. And if you look at it, it becomes a relatable emotion as we all might have encountered one such individual. But sadly, this colorful entertainer… Continue reading Saturday Night Review | This One Looks Like a Scrapped Draft of Zindagi NA Milegi Dobara