Malikappuram Review | A Bland Attempt to Save Religion From Being Irrelevant

“A Malayalam Cinema to watch with family for all those believers of Jesus, Ayyappan, Allah and Human beings.” This was the caption of the poster that got released yesterday for Malikappuram. I will have to admit that the secularism they have brought in that poster somewhere is an admission of the fact that religion is… Continue reading Malikappuram Review | A Bland Attempt to Save Religion From Being Irrelevant

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

Saturday Night Review | This One Looks Like a Scrapped Draft of Zindagi NA Milegi Dobara

The core idea of the movie Saturday Night is built around an individual whose everything is connected to his friends. A person who considers his friend’s pain as his pain. And if you look at it, it becomes a relatable emotion as we all might have encountered one such individual. But sadly, this colorful entertainer… Continue reading Saturday Night Review | This One Looks Like a Scrapped Draft of Zindagi NA Milegi Dobara

Prakashan Parakkatte

The problem with Prakashan Parakkatte as a movie is precisely the problem of its central protagonist; lack of focus. With its episodic nature that lacks depth, Prakashan Parakkatte never gives you an idea of what it wants to depict. When the movie reached its interval, I thought the film was about to get some shape.… Continue reading Prakashan Parakkatte

Antakshari

What I found fascinating about Vipin Das’ second film Antakashari is how it has set up its canvas. Even in the most memorable serial killer stories we have seen in Malayalam, there is an alienating factor in the premise. Most filmmakers overcome this by creating twists that make us forget about the unrelatable elements. Antakshari… Continue reading Antakshari