Kaduva

In the initial phases of the new Prithviraj starrer Kaduva, which marks the comeback of ace director Shaji Kailas, you might get a feeling that this is that “what if Shaji Kailas directed Ayyappanum Koshiyum” kind of film. That’s because the fragile male ego is a crucial factor in defining the film’s central conflict. But… Continue reading Kaduva

Erida

Creating content during the pandemic has been the new challenge for filmmakers in the last couple of years, and we have seen too many single-location thrillers and dramas in this phase. Erida, the new movie from director VK Prakash scripted by his frequent collaborator YV Rajesh is one more to that list of movies, and… Continue reading Erida

Wolf

At one point in Shaji Azeez’s Wolf, Asha, played by Samyuktha Menon, is vehemently arguing with her male chauvinist fiancĂ© Sanjay on why she should have his approval on everything she does with her life. The way Asha counters each patriarchal statement by Sanjay was a refreshing site to watch, and I even thought I… Continue reading Wolf

Vellam

As an actor, Jayasurya has this incredible ability to transform into characters with complete conviction. His performance as Murali in the latest Malayalam movie Vellam is nothing short of brilliant. But the underwhelming side of this Prajesh Sen movie is that it somewhere forgot to acknowledge the actor’s capability and goes after a climax that… Continue reading Vellam