Kasargold Review | An Inconsistent Thriller With Familiar Twists

Directed by Mridul Nair, Kasargold aspires to be quirky and gory. But the problem is the narrative doesn’t have the flow to keep you excited about the content. Even when they reveal a twist in the tale, it has that familiar feel, or maybe you saw it coming. The backdrop of gold smuggling is indeed… Continue reading Kasargold Review | An Inconsistent Thriller With Familiar Twists

Jailer Review | Nelson Bounces Back With a Terrific Fan Service Package

In the initial portions of the second half of Jailer, you feel a bit skeptical about whether Nelson ruined a fab-looking swag fest with uninventive writing. But in the last half an hour of the movie, he bounces back strongly with a clever blend of over the top of heroics and a surprising drama bit.… Continue reading Jailer Review | Nelson Bounces Back With a Terrific Fan Service Package


Panthrand, the new movie from Leo Thaddeus, is this biblical adaptation set in the backdrop of Kerala. It takes a while for the divine drama to let the viewer know its plan. But the structuring of the drama is so dull that even when they reveal the surreal side of the story, the narrative’s emotional… Continue reading Panthrand


The new VK Prakash film Oruthee, which marks the comeback of Navya Nair in a lead role after almost 8 years, is a passable thriller mainly due to the performance of its leading lady. Set in the backdrop of Ernakulam city, S Suresh Babu’s script has familiar beats, which makes the film less surprising. But… Continue reading Oruthee


In movies based on real-life incidents, the cinematic elements are usually added in a way one would know that certain phases in the screenplay are deliberately dramatized. Pada, directed by Kamal KM, is a film that has less interest in making it excessively cinematic. Instead of taking too much cinematic liberty to make it pleasing,… Continue reading Pada

Swathanthriyam Ardharathriyil

The script of Swathanthriyam Ardharathriyil depends a lot on the execution and the movie feels like an appreciable effort because of that. You sort of tend to root for the making of debutant Tinu Pappachan as it looks sincere and thus Swathanthriyam Ardharathriyil becomes that engaging prison break film with a script that isn’t entirely… Continue reading Swathanthriyam Ardharathriyil