Heaven

Heaven, the new crime thriller starring Suraj Venjaramood as the hero, is a movie that manages to be engaging due to how it is structured. Unni Govindraj and co-writer PS Subramanian have moved away from the general straightforward investigation pattern. Despite being that background score-driven thriller treatment that doesn’t excite you much, the distributed nature… Continue reading Heaven

Pathaam Valavu

Pathaam Valavu, the latest thriller from M Padmakumar starring Suraj Venjaramood and Indrajith Sukumaran, is a thriller that tries to cover up its unimaginative writing through casting. The idea is to draw a parallel between a police officer and a criminal and create a social justice drama out of it. But unfortunately, the beats of… Continue reading Pathaam Valavu

Kaanekkaane

The fragility of the human mind and those grey areas of the moral dilemma have always produced interesting content with some peculiar characters. Kaanekkaane, the second directorial of Manu Ashokan after Uyare taps into those areas. Manu’s second collaboration with writer duo Bobby and Sanjay is a much more refined drama that focuses on the… Continue reading Kaanekkaane

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

Driving License

Writer Sachy has a knack to find interesting conflicts in his stories and the new movie Driving License featuring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Suraj Venjaramood is a product of identifying one such peculiar conflict. Somewhere along the line Driving License becomes a study about that fine line between ego and self-respect. Driving license is a little bit… Continue reading Driving License