Ajagajantharam

Ajagajantharam, Tinu Pappachan’s new film, has its moments for sure. Tinu, who has been the associate director of Lijo Jose Pellissery for a long time, uses LJP’s style in depicting chaos and violence. I am not someone who wants to see a message in films. But even the craziest of films have subtle layers of… Continue reading Ajagajantharam

Jan-e-Man

What I found fascinating about debutant Chidambaram’s movie Jan-e-Man is that the margin for error is extremely thin for this film. The plot of the movie has two extremes that have a stark contrast. But the way it culminates made me admire the writing of this film. Chidambaram takes this plot that feels like a… Continue reading Jan-e-Man

Wolf

At one point in Shaji Azeez’s Wolf, Asha, played by Samyuktha Menon, is vehemently arguing with her male chauvinist fiancé Sanjay on why she should have his approval on everything she does with her life. The way Asha counters each patriarchal statement by Sanjay was a refreshing site to watch, and I even thought I… Continue reading Wolf