Anweshippin Kandethum Review | A Dull Thriller That Relies Too Much on Twists to Salvage

The latest Tovino Thomas film, Anweshippin Kandethum, directed by Darwin Kuriakose, is a flat thriller that tries really hard to elevate its graph through twists but hardly succeeds. Set in the early ’90s, the movie wants to utilize the lack of technology in investigative methods to make the hero’s journey look tough. But the script… Continue reading Anweshippin Kandethum Review | A Dull Thriller That Relies Too Much on Twists to Salvage

Qalb Review | Gen Z Talks the Boomer Language in This Cringe-Fest Romeo and Juliet

Qalb, the third movie directed by Sajid Yahiya, is basically yet another adaptation of the classic Romeo and Juliet template. I can agree with the fact that romance can be extremely cheesy for those involved in it. But even cheesiness has that guilty pleasure relatability that makes those movies hits. But in the case of… Continue reading Qalb Review | Gen Z Talks the Boomer Language in This Cringe-Fest Romeo and Juliet

Maharani Review | An Unremarkable Comedy With a Bloated and Dragged Script

There is a scene in the second half of the movie, Maharani, where the hero Viji tries to find out where the leading lady Rani is, and the hilarious loop in that conversation actually cracked me up. Even the audience inside the theater, who weren’t responding till that point also laughed out loud for that… Continue reading Maharani Review | An Unremarkable Comedy With a Bloated and Dragged Script

Pulimada Review | A Predictable Thriller With a Commendable Performance From Joju George

Pulimada, the new Joju George starrer written, directed, and edited by AK Sajan, starts off very interestingly as the rage of the central character keeps it in a space that will sort of create curiosity in our heads. But when the character played by Aishwarya Rajesh enters the scene, things start to look predictable. Even… Continue reading Pulimada Review | A Predictable Thriller With a Commendable Performance From Joju George

Jackson Bazaar Youth Review | An Over-The-Top Visaranai With Some Commendable Performances

The shortest possible review for the new film Jackson Bazaar Youth directed by Shamal Sulaiman, would be, what if Shankar directed Visaranai. The graph of this film is a constantly fluctuating one that starts off as a very political film and ends up looking like a customized justice thriller. While the police brutality aspect in… Continue reading Jackson Bazaar Youth Review | An Over-The-Top Visaranai With Some Commendable Performances

Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham Review | Basil Joseph Is Superb in This Passable Emotional Drama

Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham is a film that talks about an emotionally turbulent phase in a young man’s life when he was amid a series of issues. The movie’s second half is where all the drama unfolds. Even though the flow of the script isn’t that fluid, the performances enhance the depth of the moments to… Continue reading Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham Review | Basil Joseph Is Superb in This Passable Emotional Drama

Aalankam Review | This One Is a Lost Opportunity to Create a Solid Thriller

As an idea, Aalankam feels almost like what if something like Drishyam was made with the sensibility of a short film. The flaw with this creation is that it never really manages to be that captivating thriller which would create curiosity in you. With a stretched-out screenplay that consistently drains out the excitement from the… Continue reading Aalankam Review | This One Is a Lost Opportunity to Create a Solid Thriller

Gold Review | An Uneven Yet Engaging Comedy With Alphonse Puthren Signature Elements

The filmmaking process of Alphonse Puthren has always been described as peculiar by all his collaborators as he improvises a lot on the sets and delivers something beyond the script. Krishna Shankar and Sharaf U Dheen have said in interviews that Alphonse is terrible at narration, and his movie shapes up in the editing table.… Continue reading Gold Review | An Uneven Yet Engaging Comedy With Alphonse Puthren Signature Elements