Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum, the Tamil movie directed by Arisil Moorthy, is a mixed bag in terms of treatment. We call our films masala because they don’t really stick to one particular genre, and here, Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum is also trying the same with some indie sensibilities. It is a story about animal love,… Continue reading Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum

Sunny

Sunny, the new collaboration of Ranjith Sankar and Jayasurya, is a movie that tries to depict the idea of hope and a fresh start. It is set in the Covid 19 reality, and the theme feels very apt for the times we are living in. Towards the end of the film, Sunny is picking up… Continue reading Sunny

Mumbai Diaries 26/11

Mumbai Diaries 26/11, created and directed by Nikhil Advani and Nikhil Gonsalves, has its share of theatrical filmy moments, which sort of makes it the product of the Bollywood sensibilities. But having said that, there are some really commendable achievements in terms of the craft part of the series. At a time when jingoism feels… Continue reading Mumbai Diaries 26/11

#Home

What makes the new Rojin Thomas movie #Home a very pleasing and heartwarming family drama is the relatability factor. I am not saying it’s a perfect movie by all means. Because there is a pattern to the screenplay and mild spoiler alert, you can sense a similarity with the M Mohanan movie Kadha Parayumbol in… Continue reading #Home

Kuruthi

The focus of Kuruthi is on hatred among people like “them and us” and how it has always been a baton passed from one generation to another generation. Kuruthi, written by Anish Pallyal and directed by Manu Warrier, isn’t taking a side here. It is almost like this balancing act where we see two communities… Continue reading Kuruthi

The Courier

The Courier, directed by Dominic Cooke, is an espionage drama that very engagingly narrates the sacrifices made by two individuals during the cold war period to stop an imminent nuclear war. The story has the scope to present all the shades of the life of a spy, and the screenplay gives equal space to all… Continue reading The Courier

Bannerghatta

If Bannerghatta was released in theaters, I am sure at least one guy in the audience would have screamed at the idiot hero for not speaking up. Bannerghatta wants to feel like a mysterious thriller. But it has no clue about what to become eventually. In the beginning, they have placed certain horror elements to… Continue reading Bannerghatta