Priyan Ottathilanu

Priyan Ottathilanu, the new movie starring Sharaf U Dheen as the central character, is a film that tries to impart positivity in an unattractive way. When Priyan justifies his accommodating nature by taking the example of the Lemon n Spoon race, it felt more like a desperate attempt to hide his inability to say things… Continue reading Priyan Ottathilanu

Kuttavum Shikshayum

In Kuttavum Shikshayum, the aim of Rajeev Ravi is not to present a thriller in front of the viewer. His movies have always been political and character-driven. In Kuttavum Shikshayum also, he focuses on the characters rather than the thriller element in the tale. If you are expecting a nail-biting climax, this isn’t that movie.… Continue reading Kuttavum Shikshayum

Pathrosinte Padappukal

Pathrosinte Padappukal starts off giving us a feeling that it has the potential to be the next Thanneer Mathan Dhinangal. Even when the awkwardly landed ending of the first half happened, I was hoping the film would find something to work on in the second half. But when the movie enters its second half, the… Continue reading Pathrosinte Padappukal

Halal Love Story

Zakariya’s first movie Sudani from Nigeria that he co-wrote with Muhsin Parari had this universal outlook and it was about empathy and humanity. His new film Halal Love Story, again co-written along with Parari has the texture of a satire. Constructed as a religiously inclined organization’s efforts to make a telefilm, Halal Love Story is… Continue reading Halal Love Story

Anjaam Pathiraa

There is a conviction issue I always face when I watch psychological serial killer movies in Malayalam. The problem is mainly because of the inability of the makers to convince us about the situation and make us buy that unreal scenario. The good thing about Anjaam Pathiraa directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas was that I… Continue reading Anjaam Pathiraa