Malayalam movie reviews

Team 5 Review : Really nothing in it

Posted by Web Desk on July 24, 2017

The Bangalore Days subplot about the past of Siva was an emotional one. What Team 5 is trying to achieve is the same emotion though an entire feature film. But the funny thing is that they made it an absurd one. With all the clichés on

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Minnaminungu review: Surabhi makes the movie praiseworthy

Posted by Web Desk on July 23, 2017

Surabhi Lakshmi is the only thing that is great about Minnaminungu and guess what? That itself is a big reason to watch this film. Built on the usual mould of melodramatic hardships of the under privileged people, this movie gets a huge boost fro

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Basheerinte Premalekhanam Review

Posted by Web Desk on July 22, 2017

Set in the 80s the new Aneesh Anwar film Basheerinte Premalekhanam had the scope to be similar to some of the finest movies that got released back in those days. But due to heavy drama in narration and the lack of interest of the movie to foc

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Hadiyya review - A flawed preachy drama

Posted by Vigathakumaran on July 17, 2017

Hadiyya, the latest Malayalam movie directed by Unni Pranavam is a torturous experience because of its wayward screenplay that tries to preach the audience with unbearable clichés. With making looking older than what one may call old s

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Sunday Holiday review: a movie you won't regret watching

Posted by Vigathakumaran on July 16, 2017

Jis Joy makes his second movie along with Asif Ali titled Sunday Holiday. The treatment of the film has similarities with his earlier film Bicycle Thieves but there arent too many twists here to give a competition to Siddique Lal combo. The claim

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Ayaal Sassi Review : It won’t disappoint you for sure

Posted by Vigathakumaran on July 8, 2017

Sajin Baabus first film was an offbeat movie named Unto The Desk. His second film is a social satire titled Ayaal Sassi and it is a very interesting sarcastic approach that teases the weird obsessions of the modern day society. Making has the

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Tiyaan Review : when a relevant story became a mediocre movie

Posted by Vigathakumaran on July 8, 2017

The anti Godmen them of the new movie Tiyaan is something that needs to be appreciated because of its relevance in the present political climate. It was said to be a crisscross of genres and in a way it is that. But the weightage they have at

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Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Review - a realistic thriller

Posted by Vigathakumaran on July 1, 2017

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Dileesh Pothans second film after Maheshinte Prathikaram had the burden expectations on its shoulders because of the success of the first film. Coming to Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, the film is definitely a qua

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Role Models review; a film that won’t stay in your head long

Posted by Vigathakumaran on June 26, 2017

Hopes werent that high surrounding the new Raffi movie Role Models because of its casting that had a majority of actors who werent really the kind of choice the director would make. With promos not really showing much of an excitement I was hopin

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Viswasapoorvam Mansoor review; poor making makes it unworthy

Posted by Vigathakumaran on June 25, 2017

The presence of relevant political statements is the only thing that can be praised in the new PT Kunju Muhammed movie Viswasapoorvam Mansoor. Cinema is a visual medium that should have an impact on its viewer. But with a story that has extre

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Oru Cinemaakkaran review; a disappointing family drama

Posted by Vigathakumaran on June 25, 2017

Fluctuations in the focus is the main issue with Oru Cinemaakkaran directed by Leo Thaddeus. The audience are expecting a movie that deals with the struggle of a film enthusiast and what they get here is a thriller that lacks novelty. With pr

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Avarude Raavukal Review : Its a too long story

Posted by Vigathakumaran on June 24, 2017

Director Shanil Muhammed tries a partial experiment with the narrative style of his new movie Avarude Ravukal. The mix of conventional style and the experimental style sort of muddles the entire movie in to becoming one complicated process of

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Gold Coins review

Posted by Vigathakumaran on June 10, 2017

The process of film making has a distinction from mere story telling. The drama and the visuals should make us feel for the characters inside it. The new movie Gold Coins directed by Pramod Gopal is a movie that has an okay enough message worthy

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Careful review; just an underwhelming traffic preach

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 27, 2017

The Kannada movie U Turn was a success among the viewers mainly because of the way they blended the supernatural elements in to the narrative. But when it comes to U Turn's Malayalam remake​ Careful, the makers decided to reduce that element

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Adventures of Omanakuttan review; a watchable experiment

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 21, 2017

If it was in an episode like format, Adventures of Omanakuttan would have made a good impact on viewers. The character of Omanakuttan and his backdrop is so mysterious and surprising that you will have a curiosity to go behind him. But the movie

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Achayans review; a sloppy attempt for a comedy drama

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 20, 2017

This is the fifth solo film of Sethu as a writer and it seems like the writer has somewhat repeated his last film Cousins in a different mould. Achayans directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam comes with the tagline of being a celebration and to be hone

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Godha review: a movie that entertains as well as inspires

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 20, 2017

What is good about Godha is that the content is its king. The new movie directed by Basil Joseph is a film that retains his style of humor but adds a soulful story in to it which has elements like achieving dreams and supporting people. With a lo

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Ramante Edanthottam review: a delightful experience

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 13, 2017

The partial lecturing nature is there for Ranjith Sankars new movie, Ramante Edanthottam. But the relevance if the theme of this film in the modern day scenario where miscommunication and compromises are causing a lot of issues in family life, ma

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Lakshyam Review; an average thriller

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 7, 2017

Jeethu Joseph might be the script writer of the movie Lakshyam but when you see the movie, you might feel that he has even directed it. Anzar Khans Lakshyam is a movie about two escaped prisoners. There is humor in the narration and also an impre

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CIA Review: An enjoyable one time watch

Posted by Vigathakumaran on May 6, 2017

CIA marks the comeback of Amal Neerad after nearly 3 years after his career best movie Iyobinte Pusthakam. Even after having the attire of a mainstream commercial cinema, CIA succeeds in being that wholesome entertainer which works for several di

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