Short Reviews

Joji movie review: Fahadh Faasil and Dileesh Pothan makes their third brilliant film together

**Mild Spoilers ahead ** In a scene from Joji, how Joji(Fahadh Faasil) and Bincy(Unnimaya Prasad) look at each other and walk away without mentioning anything is shown through mirrors. In another scene, Fahadh slowly goes into a room , he does what he intended to do and comes out slowly taking all the time in […]


Irul – A Spoiler filled Analysis

Irul might not be a great movie. It leaves more questions than answers at the end of the movie. It may have more flaws than positives. But I found it interesting that the movies leaves more clues and details on the way from start towards the ending rather than feeding the viewers with a detailed […]


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 […]

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 […]


Take Off Review- A Gritty Drama. A Neat Thriller

“Daivathinte Malakhamar ennokke vilippere ullu Sir. Vilikkunnavar aarum malakhamarude veettile avastha chodikkarilla”. There is this scene in Take Off where Parvathy explains to Fahadh Faazil the reason why she didn’t leave from Iraq despite the situation in the country . She breaks down when she tells him how the wages a nurse gets in her […]

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Maheshinte Prathikaram – A Modern Day Classic !

¬† “8 inte oru lunaar” – says Mahesh at the end of Maheshinte Prathikaram as the shopkeeper asks “sherikkum?”. Bijibal’s rousing background score compliments the scene as Mahesh, the shopkeer and the viewers all had a smile on their faces. Mahesh had won his duel with Jimson. He had got his revenge. He had won […]


From A Horrible Debut To The Best Actor State Award – Story Of Fahadh Faasil’s Amazing Comeback

I still remember watching Kerala Cafe back in 2009. In one of the episodes ‘Mrityunjayanam’,a man knocks at Thilakan’s door and ¬†after a few minutes, a friend with whom I was watching the movie asked – ‘Who is this guy’ .I replied ‘Fahadh Fazil’ and he was shocked – ‘Fahadh , that guy from Kaiyethum […]