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How Lokesh Kanagaraj kept his promise of 50% Vijay and 50% Lokesh movie in Master

**Spoilers ahead** What impressed me most about Master is how Lokesh Kanagaraj kept his promise of making it a 50% Vijay and 50% Lokesh movie. Never in the movie, Vijay and Malavika get in a duet dance and that is almost an impossible feat for a Vijay movie. When was the last time you see […]

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Ayyappanum Koshiyum Movie Review

* Mild spoilers ahead* “Self respect is kind of a poison. Once it gets to your head, you are done.” Sachy takes the line from the climax of his previous movie ‘Driving License’ and expands it to yet another wonderful screenplay in Ayyappanum Koshyum. It’s the same template of two male leads caught in an […]

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Anjaam Pathiraa Movie Review

It should be difficult to make a good investigative thriller. Each time the protagonist gets into a situation that leads him to a major breakthrough, you are like – ” okay, I have seen this before”. In Anjaam Pathiraa, writer-director Midhun Manuel Thomas does pick up a familiar template for this genre that you have […]

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Thanneer Mathan Dinangal Movie Review

One of the things I liked most about Thanneer Mathan Dinangal is that it has a bound screenplay. All the sub-plots are well connected. Not a single detail in the movie is wasted. The missing power bank, Matha Jet’s driver who is a friend of Jaison’s brother – all would come back. The movie’s ending […]

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Unda Malayalam Movie Review

Mammootty has acted in over 400 movies. Yet his ability to walk into a character and bring variations in his portrayal or behave in a way that he hasn’t done before is phenomenal. In Unda, take the beautiful scene where he narrates why he hates police station to his fellow officers. Its almost as if […]

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Virus Review – Aashiq Abu raises his stakes further as one of our top directors today

“Is there anything more that we could do?” – asks the health minister, C.K Prameela (Revathi) to Dr. Suresh Rajan (Kunchacko Boban) in the brilliantly scripted Virus. The screenplay by Muhsin Parari, Sharfu and Suhas succeeds on multiple levels. It gives you an almost complete awareness of the Nipah virus outbreak and containment that happened in […]

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Kumbalangi Nights Movie Review

“Let us go and do fishing for some money” – Bonny (Sreenath Bhasi), who is mute, tells in sign language to his younger brother. The kid asks -‘ Why you need money?’. Bonny signs to him it is to buy his brother a jacket. Their other two brothers , Saji (Soubin Shahir) and Bobby (Shane […]