Cheraathukal

After the director’s credit in the title sequence of Cheraathukal, we would see this credit of “produced and designed” attributed to Dr. Mathew Mampra. As I write this review, the major query that pops up in my mind is about that design part. Anyone who has the patience to sit through this six films anthology… Continue reading Cheraathukal

The Last Two Days

SI: “We have the fingerprints of the suspects from that location. So what does that mean?”. Constable: “It means they were there.” Imagine being that invisible third person who is watching this kind of conversation (These are not the exact dialogues in the movie). Debutante Santhosh Lakshman’s The Last Two Days feels exactly like that.… Continue reading The Last Two Days

Thirike

From its promotional materials, it was pretty evident that the end result of Thirike, the new Malayalam movie available on NeeStream, was going to be that feel-good drama. With one of the central protagonists in the film having down syndrome, you would be able to guess a trajectory that the script might follow. I am… Continue reading Thirike

The Great Indian Kitchen

The last two films of director Jeo Baby, Kunju Daivam and Kilometers and Kilometers, had this flair of being feel-good movies. But the spoon-feeding through dialogues was a bit too excessive, which made those movies feel like those well-intended films that are only one time watchable. His latest film, The Great Indian Kitchen starring Nimisha… Continue reading The Great Indian Kitchen