Attention Please

What was fascinating about Jithin Issac Thomas’s last work in the Sony LIV original Freedom Fight was how he blended craft and politics to create a movie that makes an impact on you as a viewer. When it comes to his new release, Attention Please, which was completed before the Freedom Fight segment, Jithin yet… Continue reading Attention Please

Kotthu

Sibi Malayil is a filmmaker who has made masterpieces whenever he has opted for character-oriented dramas. His combination with Lohithadas was always cinematically compelling as they portrayed their heroes as vulnerable human beings. This character-oriented approach has been missing in Sibi Malayil’s films in the last decade or so. I am not saying his new… Continue reading Kotthu

Captain

Shakti Soundar Rajan’s filmography is mostly a list of films that wants to look like an aspiring Hollywood thriller, but most of them have ended up looking like tacky parodies of those Hollywood biggies. In my opinion, Miruthan and Tik Tik Tik were nothing short of unintentional spoofs, and his new venture, Captain, a project… Continue reading Captain

Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva

The events that have happened with the development of the film Brahmastra are quite exciting. The idea of a superhero movie by Ayan Mukerji was in the news around 2014, and the movie was officially announced in 2017. Several production delays happened, and the pandemic delayed it indefinitely. And finally, when it was all set… Continue reading Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva

Ottu

The number of twists happening in the last quarter of the new Fellini movie Ottu somewhere justifies why they decided to make a movie with a theme that almost every cinephile had in their mind when they first thought about making a film. The plan here is highly ambitious. But the making is so bad… Continue reading Ottu