Falimy Review | A Well-Written Dysfunctional Family Drama With Just the Right Amount of Humor

From the trailer, promotion materials, and even the title, it was kind of evident that Nithish Sahadev’s debut directorial, Falimy, is a dysfunctional family drama. What was to be seen was how they packaged it, and whether it had that entertainment quotient one expects to see in a big-screen comedy. With moments unfolding very gradually… Continue reading Falimy Review | A Well-Written Dysfunctional Family Drama With Just the Right Amount of Humor

Theeppori Benny Review | Arjun Ashokan Starrer Is a Wannabe Vellimoonga With All the Typical Elements

The new movie Theeppori Benny is written and directed by Raajesh and Joji Thomas. Joji Thomas is the same man who debuted as a scriptwriter with the movie Vellimoonga. The basic idea of the movie Theeppori Benny feels like a scrapped version of Vellimoonga that Jibu Jacob may have rejected due to familiarity. From the… Continue reading Theeppori Benny Review | Arjun Ashokan Starrer Is a Wannabe Vellimoonga With All the Typical Elements

Purusha Pretham Review | A Well-Made Neo-Noir Satire With Impressive Performances

During the promotional interviews for his latest film Purusha Pretham, director Krishand admitted that literature is not his strong suit and he is more of a man of craft. When you look at Purusha Pretham, Krishand’s third directorial after Vrithakrithiyilulla Chathuram and Aavasavyuham, you can clearly see this craft aspect as he is more confident… Continue reading Purusha Pretham Review | A Well-Made Neo-Noir Satire With Impressive Performances

Kaapa Review | A Gangster Drama Inclined Towards Style Over Substance

Kaapa ultimately wants to speak about the never-ending bloodshed in the gangster world. Poetic justice, fear, guilt, etc., are the ingredients that create the characters in that world who are very clear about their wrongdoing and what awaits them in the future. The plot is actually an excellent opportunity to explore that world from a… Continue reading Kaapa Review | A Gangster Drama Inclined Towards Style Over Substance

Rorschach

The exciting thing about Rorschach, the new film from Nissam Basheer starring Mammootty, is that it makes you believe that you have cracked the suspense very early. And it traverses beyond that prediction of ours in a non-jarring way. Written by Sameer Abdul, Rorschach is a brilliant blend of craft-rich making and detailed writing. With… Continue reading Rorschach

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

Bro Daddy

If you were in that confused space before the release of Bro Daddy seeing the contradiction between the claims made by Prithviraj about the humor in the movie and the absence of genuine comedy in the promo content of the film, I would say you won’t feel disappointed after finishing this comedy entertainer. With color-rich… Continue reading Bro Daddy

One

One starring Mammootty is an ambitious political drama that aspires to trigger a debate in the democratic space. It talks about an idea that sounds exciting on a seed level. But in terms of developing that idea, I would say it’s on a slippery slope. The line between being political and apolitical becomes extremely blurry… Continue reading One