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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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Uyare Review: Parvathy stands tall in a hugely inspirational movie

*Spoilers Ahead* “Captain, who is the person with you in the cockpit?”“Sir, it’s Pallavi” In Uyare, the writer duo, Bobby-Sanjay returns to the form where they have given some of classiest movies in this decade- Traffic, Ayalum Njanum Thammil and Mumbai Police. Bobby-Sanjay do not really belong to the realistic wave that has emerged 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 […]

Prithviraj and Indrajith in Tiyaan
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Tiyaan Review – Tests Your Patience Throughout !

In a scene from Tiyaan where Indrajith and Murali Gopi confront each other, Murali Gopi first utters 3-4 words. Then Gopi Sunder puts an annoyingly noisy BGM. The camera shows the faces of both the actors alternately. Then Murali Gopy utters his next 3-4 words. This goes on for several minutes.┬áIn another scene, Indrajith is […]

Suraj and Fahadh Faasil in thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
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Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Review- Reminds you why you fell in love with Cinema!

  ** Mild Spoilers ahead “Thaan enthu manushyanaado?” asks Suraj Venjaramoodu to Fahadh Faasil in a pivotal scene from Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. In this movie, Fahadh Faasil doesn’t play a character that is one-dimensional like Mahesh in Dileesh Pothan’s debut. Here he is a thief and a crook. His character doesn’t even have a name. His […]

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Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu – A trip to Kumbalam that I cherished

“Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu” uses sync sound which means you could hear each and every sound of the Kumbalam village as if you are right in the middle there. Its actors do not look like they are acting in front of camera. They do not deliver lengthy cinematic lines. They just behave normally and talk like […]

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Baahubali 2 Review – Doesn’t match upto the prequel but still worth the wait !

P.S – No, why Kattappa killed Baahubali is not revealed… “Baahubali: The Beginning” was an epic movie with a grandeur never before seen in Indian Cinema. But more than the visuals or action or sets, its USP was its thrilling screenplay. With no precedent in front of it, Baahubali had surprises and turns at every […]