Creed 2

Aswin Bharadwaj S

The Rocky franchise has never been about any surprising twist in the tale or about the technicalities of boxing. It has always been deeply emotional going into the psyche of the fighter in the limelight in each film. And the fight was never limited to the arena as the real-life conflicts of the characters made …




2.0

Aswin Bharadwaj S

I don’t know whether Shankar’s 2.0 is a disappointing film or not. Because I belong to that category that wasn’t impressed by the trailer and yet believed that we may get something better when the movie hits the big screen. Sadly that’s not the case here. The trailer in many ways is an exact representation …




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 …




Peranbu

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Ram has always been that director who opted for sensitive subjects. He has always tried to criticize the societal concepts of judgemental behavior in his films. What moved me in his latest film Peranbu is the fact that he managed to dive into a great depth with the subject. And with a normal and flawed …




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. …