Adrishyam Review | A Convoluted Mess With an Insufferable Flashback

In the first act of the movie Adrishyam, you get a feeling that we are dealing with two parallel investigations with certain common links. But by the time it reaches midway, the plot somewhat exposes everything it has. The second half is a massive load of backstory that is incredibly difficult to feel coherent. With… Continue reading Adrishyam Review | A Convoluted Mess With an Insufferable Flashback

1744 White Alto Review | A Quirky Crime Comedy That’s Definitely Worth a Watch

The last film from Senna Hegde, Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam, was a satire that can’t be called a plot-heavy film. It was a movie that managed to find hilarious instances from moments and characters. His new film, yet another Made in Kanhangad venture, 1744 White Alto, also explores a similar space, but this time in a quirky… Continue reading 1744 White Alto Review | A Quirky Crime Comedy That’s Definitely Worth a Watch

Wonder Women Review | Yet Another Moving Tale of Hope From Anjali Menon

In her movies, Anjali Menon always enjoys exploring multiple dimensions of a set of people with similarities. In Bangalore Days, it was the cousins; in Koode, it was the siblings; and in Usthad Hotel, I think it was the generations. She somehow creates a tribe and then communicates their emotional journey from a low point… Continue reading Wonder Women Review | Yet Another Moving Tale of Hope From Anjali Menon

Monica, O My Darling Review | A Delightfully Original Black Comedy

Vasan Bala’s third directorial, Monica, O My Darling, is one delicious dark comedy that manages to be hilarious and engaging despite not having any outlandish suspense. The way Vasan and his co-writer Yogesh Chandekar place human psychology to create situational humor makes the movie unique. With that color palette and staged visual choreography, Monica, O… Continue reading Monica, O My Darling Review | A Delightfully Original Black Comedy

Uunchai Review | This Odd Entry to Sooraj Barjatya Filmography Is Surprisingly Good

If anyone asks me what exactly you mean by the word cringe, A Sooraj Barjatya film would be easily one of the first things that will come to my mind. Even in his last outing with Salman Khan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Barjatya tried to infuse all that family values type “sanskari” storyline. By those… Continue reading Uunchai Review | This Odd Entry to Sooraj Barjatya Filmography Is Surprisingly Good

Thattassery Koottam Review | Yet Another Stale Drama With No Intend to Look Fresh

When Thattassery Koottam begins with visuals from Sabarimala, we get a feeling that an exciting backstory may well be there in this screenplay written by Santosh Echikanam. But as soon as the real story gets unveiled in front of us, it becomes that cliched revenge story with a series of predictable moments. What was weird… Continue reading Thattassery Koottam Review | Yet Another Stale Drama With No Intend to Look Fresh

Mukundan Unni Associates Review | An Unapologetic Wacky Dark Comedy

If you are a sucker for wacky unapologetic stuff, then Mukundan Unni Associates from debutant Abhinav Sunder Nayak is a dark comedy that will surely work for you. What is unique about this film is the way it has designed its central protagonist. He is outright evil, and the movie embraces his philosophy and narrates… Continue reading Mukundan Unni Associates Review | An Unapologetic Wacky Dark Comedy

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Review | Ryan Coogler Pushes the Rest Button in an Emotional T’Challa Tribute

In Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the sequel to 2018’s Black Panther, the placement of the plot has mainly two intentions. One is to press the reset button as there is a need for a new leader. The second is to be a tribute to Chadwick Boseman and the aura of the first movie. While the… Continue reading Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Review | Ryan Coogler Pushes the Rest Button in an Emotional T’Challa Tribute