Unda

Aswin Bharadwaj S

When the promos of the new Khalid Rahman movie Unda came, there was an evident similarity with the Hindi movie Newton.  But Unda is not exactly an adaptation of Newton. Even though both movies are exploring the reality of the northern states like Chhattisgarh, Unda has a greater range as it has this comparison between …







Virus

Aswin Bharadwaj S

When you select a subject that is based on a true event of a big scale, the big question is which part of the whole process will be your focus. The writing trio of the movie Virus, Muhsin Parari, Suhas and Sharafu, has managed to crack that part and this cinematic interpretation of the Nipah …




Thottappan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Thottappan is an affecting experience as the characters in it and their subtle ways of showing care and love will stay with us. The movie deals with the inner emotional aspects of those seemingly rough people. PS Rafeeq manages to add layers to his major characters using a lot of minute other characters and by …




Children’s Park

Aswin Bharadwaj S

While watching the movie Children’s Park directed by Shafi, you may laugh for the mumbling counter dialogue jokes by the characters in the film. But leaving the theater you won’t even really remember any of the jokes. The film may not be irritating, but it’s an easily forgettable experience that has a lot of predictable …




Thamaasha

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Thamaasha is a beautiful comedy that endearingly portrays the concept of identifying the real beauty in people. The movie directed by Ashraf Hamza is frequently hilarious and towards the end, it becomes a totally affecting tale. Through so many rooted and real characters, Thamaasha navigates through the flaws and insecurities of a normal human being, …







Jeem Boom Bhaa

Aswin Bharadwaj S

I am someone who has enjoyed watching the recent Biju Menon movies Orayiram Kinakkalal and Padayottam. And for me, Jeem Boom Bhaa was definitely not an unbearable film. But it was a disappointing film that had the potential to be an entertainer like the movies mentioned in the beginning (if you consider them as good …