Dakini

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The one-liner idea of the movie Dakini directed by Rahul Riji Nair is an interesting one that has the potential to be a madcap fun entertainer. But sadly the writing and execution of this movie feel so random and confused, making it less of a fun movie and more of a tedious movie with very …




Aanakkallan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The new Biju Menon movie Aanakkallan directed by Suresh Divakar and written by Uday Krishna is an exhausting experience. With sickening writing and guessable jokes extending the runtime to almost an unbearable level, Aanakkallan is a victim of lackluster writing and senseless plotting. Our hero Pavithran who is in jail for a theft case gets …




Nonsense

Aswin Bharadwaj S

There are numerous problems for the new movie starring Rinosh George, rightly titled Nonsense. Nonsense was promoted as a movie about a BMX enthusiast. But apart from his enthusiasm towards BMX sport, there is hardly any BMX in the film and there is no real need for BMX in the film. This movie is just …







Mandharam

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Debutante director Vijesh Vijay’s Mandharam is a film that can’t build the foundation for something better. The attempt is there to give subtle layers of mutual understanding in romance and the other fundamentals of a romantic equation. But the initial story is so generic that you won’t feel the need for the story to be …




Lilli

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Lilli directed by Prasobh Vijayan isn’t a perfect movie as some aspects of its weakness are strikingly visible. But as an experimental movie that tries to traverse in a different track without being conventional by any means, Lilli is an extremely impressive creation. Building intrigue is the key to approaching the climax of this movie …