Pada

In movies based on real-life incidents, the cinematic elements are usually added in a way one would know that certain phases in the screenplay are deliberately dramatized. Pada, directed by Kamal KM, is a film that has less interest in making it excessively cinematic. Instead of taking too much cinematic liberty to make it pleasing,… Continue reading Pada

Archana 31 Not Out

A girl giving a speech to everyone who came for her wedding about the irrelevance of horoscope matching, arranged marriage, etc., and the audience of her speech clapping for that is a concept that looks extremely utopian even in 2022. But the success of Akhil Anilkumar’s Archana 31 Not Out is its ability to make… Continue reading Archana 31 Not Out

#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

Uriyadi

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

41

41 directed by Laljose is actually an attempt to show how an atheist became a believer when he went through certain life events. But the problem is with the screenplay that wants to mock a lot of things along the way. There is nothing wrong with mocking the double standards of political parties. Someone like… Continue reading 41