Odiyan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Odiyan should be an MBA subject and VA Shrikumar Menon should give the people in places like IIM a class on how to make buzz around something that doesn’t have anything appreciable to its credit. With a clichéd plot getting stretched out with so much predictable and outdated elements, Odiyan for its runtime is tedious. …




Autorsha

Aswin Bharadwaj S

You have a very basic idea of a revenge thriller. What would be your next step to develop that idea into a good script? Well, most people would opt for building good back stories and necessary character layers. Well, what Sujith Vaassuddev and his writer Jayaraj Mithra have done here with the movie Autorsha is …




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 …