Tsunami, the new movie directed by Lal and his son Jean-Paul Lal aka Lal Jr., seems like a film they did just because they wanted to be on a film set. Off late, the movies that Lal wrote felt more like a series of skit jokes in stories that are wafer-thin. And Tsunami is no… Continue reading Tsunami


The latest Malayalam movie Uriyadi is directed by AJ Varghese who directed the entertaining light-hearted comedy Adi Kappyare Koottamani. Uriyadi is a victim of bloated scripting. There are so many irrelevant tracks in this movie that are just there for the sake of making this one look like a comedy movie. And towards the end… Continue reading Uriyadi


For the first 20 minutes of the movie Kamala, you might get a feeling that director Ranjit Shankar has decided to change his game plan and has opted to go after grey and complex subjects. But very soon (somewhere near the introduction of the character played by Sunil Sukhada) the movie starts to sound ordinary.… Continue reading Kamala


If you are someone who has seen the trailer of the latest Vineeth Sreenivasan production, Helen directed by Mathukutty Xavier, you might have made some guesses about the story of the movie. And the movie is mostly following that story. But the good thing about Helen is the way it maintains the tension. As the… Continue reading Helen

Ittymaani: Made In China

A few years back there was a time where Sathyan Anthikkadu was making these repetitive preachy movies like Rasathanthram, Innathe Chinthavishayam etc that will have a hero giving moral science class to a group of people. If you are someone who feels that those movies are good because it had a relevant message, then I… Continue reading Ittymaani: Made In China

Love Action Drama

Love Action Drama is an ultimate Nivin Pauly show. But the problem is that it is only a Nivin Pauly show. I am someone who has enjoyed watching movies like Thattathin Marayathu, Oru Vadakkan Selfie, etc. Those films may not be monumental cinematic achievements, but they were thoroughly engaging and all of them had a… Continue reading Love Action Drama