Mandakini Review | This Marriage Comedy Will Work if You Are Drunk as a Skunk

During the promotional interviews for his new film, Mandakini, actor-director Althaf Salim talked about how he is comfortable as an actor when there is space to improvise. Most of the acting gigs Althaf has done so far have not been annoying, as his soft-spoken counter dialogues only created laughter in the theaters. But in the case of Mandakini, the… Continue reading Mandakini Review | This Marriage Comedy Will Work if You Are Drunk as a Skunk

Amala Review | A Psycho-Killer Thriller That Ends up Being Annoying Instead of Disturbing

Psycho-killer movies, in general, have the quality of being disturbing, even if they are predictable or cliched. But Amala, directed by Nishad Ebrahim, is one thriller that becomes highly annoying because of the kind of amateurishness in how it was conceived. With a talented Appani Sarath struggling to make the antagonist intimidating, Amala is ambitious… Continue reading Amala Review | A Psycho-Killer Thriller That Ends up Being Annoying Instead of Disturbing