Aanandam Paramanandam Review | A Complacent Comedy That Has Zero Respect for Its Audience

Aanandam Paramanandam marks the comeback of director Shafi and scriptwriter M Sindhuraj after a small break of almost 3 years. Both of them were creative minds who faced set back due to their inability to update their craft according to the changes that happened to the audience. Unsurprisingly and sadly, this new outing of the… Continue reading Aanandam Paramanandam Review | A Complacent Comedy That Has Zero Respect for Its Audience

Padavettu Review | A Well-Crafted Film Whose Politics Got Cramped

The way the story of Padavettu escalates from a man’s personal evolution to a tale about land politics is extremely abrupt. Liju Krishna’s first film is a well-crafted film that seems to lose its rhythm somewhere during its transition from the second act to the third act. With some interestingly written characters and memorable performances,… Continue reading Padavettu Review | A Well-Crafted Film Whose Politics Got Cramped

Eesho

I am pretty sure every promotional material of the new SonyLIV movie Eesho will have one thing in common. There will be taglines similar to “if you have a daughter/ if you are a father, you should watch this film” There are movies that are made to utilize this good-intent sentiment of people. Eesho, directed… Continue reading Eesho

Sayanna Varthakal

The very last scene and the few minutes before that in the film Sayanna Varthakal somewhere show us what motivated Arun Chandu and co-writer Sachin R Chandran to explore an extremely sensitive topic that has relevance in the current political scenario of India. But the randomness in the treatment of various phases of the film… Continue reading Sayanna Varthakal

Kochaal

Kochaal, the latest police investigation thriller, starring Krishna Shankar as the title character, is a thriller muddled in cliches. When the movie reaches its investigative bits in the last half of its run time, there is a bit of excitement on offer. But by the time it reaches that point, you are already exhausted because… Continue reading Kochaal

Udal

If the writing manages to give a solid reason for characters to become monsters, situational thrillers can be really intense to watch. Ratheesh Reghunandan’s Udal is a wannabe Don’t Breathe that was able to hold the viewer’s interest till the end, and it also ended up in that grey space where you are wondering about… Continue reading Udal