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Joseph Malayalam movie Short Review

In Joseph-Man With The Scar, when the titular character(Joju George) arrives at the scene of an accident, he takes out a beedi, lights it and then scans the entire area. Joju carries the aura of a star when he realizes that it is not accident but a murder, the point where the film’s tone changes from […]

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10 years of the beautiful Vaaranam Aayiram

Just read that Vaaranam Aayiram completed 10 years today. I remember 10 years back how I was stunned during its interval sequence on its first day. If Meghana(Sameera Reddy)’s death was a shocker, the most beautiful scene from the movie and one of my most favorite movie scenes ever is a phone conversation that follows when Suriya […]

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Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Tamil Movie Review

First things first. Chekka Chivantha Vaanam has a really entertaining first half. Mani Ratnam gives stylish introduction to his characters and plays to the gallery. There is more comedy than you expect for a Mani Ratnam movie with both Vijay Sethupathi and Simbu having a lot of hilarious one-liners. The scene where the mother looks […]

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Five Years since Jeethu Joseph’s Terrific Memories

“Ee boot canalinte bhagathottu poyitumundu. Itha thirichu vannitumundu. Thirichu vanna print angottu poyathine apekshichu valare aazhathilaanu pathinjirikkunnathu. Athayathu poya aalu thirichu vannapol baaram koodi. Which means he was carrying something heavy” Its when Sam Alex walks into a crime scene and stuns his fellow officers that I first knew Memories would be a movie that […]

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Koode Malayalam Movie Short Review

There are things in Anjali Menon’s Koode that works and that doesn’t work compared to its original Marathi movie – Happy Journey. For instance , Happy Journey was 1 hour 56 minutes. While Koode is 40 minutes longer . Pace really takes a back seat as this difference of 40 minutes really stand out. Happy […]

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Name – Vijay Sethupathi, Job – Breaking all conventions of a Tamil Leading Actor since 2012

Most popular Tamil leading actors have a familiar pattern to their careers. They start with normal earthy roles. They get to do experimental roles and just play a character in the screenplay in the initial part of their careers. But once they get the fame, popularity and fan following, things change. Now they get a […]

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A.R Rahman Concert : If a Keralite responded similarly to SRK’s Jab Harry Met Sejal

P.S – This is a work of fiction imagining how a Keralite would have responded to Shah Rukh Khan’s movie if he reacted in the same lines of the Hindi speakers who walked out of A.R Rahman’s concert. So here is  an early snippet from a review that I would be putting on Aug 4th, […]

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Actress Attack Case: Exploiting on the hatred towards Dileep could wait

Today on a news channel, I saw a reporter approaching the police van and asking Dileep – “There is news that you are behind Kalabhavan Mani’s death also. Is it true ?” Even though Dileep had nothing to reply, you could hear the reporter laughing on the air perhaps knowing himself the absurdity of the […]