Churuli

I know a section of the audience who felt Jallikkattu from Lijo Jose Pellissery was just Girish Gangadharan running behind some hyper-active locals. And for the same audience, his new film Churuli will feel like a movie where he decided to cut loose all his actors and allowed them to abuse each other to the… Continue reading Churuli




Squad

Usually, when star kids in Bollywood decide to make their debut, they opt for some remake to play it safe on the content side. But actor Danny Denzongpa’s son Rinzing Denzongpa chose to opt for original content to mark his debut, and sadly for the viewers, the film is a celebration of mediocrity. Squad, the… Continue reading Squad




Red Notice

Red Notice starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, feels like an Abbas Mustan movie written by Ryan Reynolds. If you let Ryan speak his own line, there is a high possibility that even the most generic scene will look like a funny one. And Red Notice from director Rawson Marshall Thurber depends heavily… Continue reading Red Notice




Dune

Denis Villeneuve’s sense of minimalism in depicting grandeur is one of the signature things that set his movies apart from his contemporaries. In his films, the supernatural or the so-called scale factor essentially becomes a backdrop for the story’s emotional core. In Dune, the latest adaptation of the Frank Herbert novel, one could see similar… Continue reading Dune




Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham

Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham, directed by Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval, is that much-needed banter comedy we were missing in Malayalam. In the post corona OTT releases, almost every film released was thrillers set in confined places, and Ratheesh’s movie offers a genuinely hilarious experience through a concept that develops very fluently. With some stellar performances from Grace… Continue reading Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham




Kurup

The one question that sparked heated debate on social media before the release of the movie Kurup was that whether the film would end up glorifying the notorious criminal who mercilessly killed a common man for his own gain. Well, what you get to see in the movie is some clever tactics by the makers… Continue reading Kurup




Meenakshi Sundareshwar

When you finish watching Meenakshi Sundareshwar on Netflix, there will be multiple questions in your head about the way they made it. First of all, why is this movie in Hindi? Dharmatic is Dharma production’s vertical that focuses on content for OTT platforms. So, at a time when regional movies are watched by everyone in… Continue reading Meenakshi Sundareshwar




Eternals

Chloe Zhao’s take on Eternals is a highly character-driven one. It is somewhere that risky step Marvel has taken to try out a new way of approaching its stories. Yes, the movie does miss the punch when you look at it as a superhero movie in the MCU. But the exposition-driven treatment isn’t entirely bad… Continue reading Eternals