Malayalam movie reviews

Captain review - one should watch this for VP Sathyan

Posted by Web Desk on February 17, 2018

Jayasurya as the lead of the new biopic about Indian Football team captain VP Sathyan has managed to achieve a respectable performance. But the script of this movie penned by debutante Prajesh Sen is a letdown. Cluttered by melodrama, the focus o

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Kaly Review - Unwanted masala spoils the plot

Posted by Web Desk on February 13, 2018

Najeem Koyas first directorial venture Kaly is a discretely exciting thriller. The second half of the movie is where a major development is happening and that does keep us engrossed to the screens in excitement. But towards the end, the twist in

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Aami Review - A justified depiction of Madhavikutty's life

Posted by Web Desk on February 12, 2018

Making a biopic about a person whose concept of romance was a bit mysterious to a moralistic society isnt an easy task. Aami directed by Kamal, a biopic on ace writer Madhavikutty is more like a docu-fiction that captures perhaps all the points i

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Rosapoo movie review - a predictable one

Posted by Web Desk on February 12, 2018

Rosapoo, the new movie starring Biju Menon and Neeraj Madhav is a victim of packaging tactics of commercial cinema. This movie is about the making of low budget adult soft porn films that had a major run back in the 2000s. But the idea to make it

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Hey Jude Review: This one is not a usual Shyamaprasad movie

Posted by Web Desk on February 2, 2018

The transformation of an individual is the basic them of Shyamaprasads new movie Hey Jude. But the director tries to go to a zone that focuses on the commercial viability of the project and thus invests more on humor and less on the key transform

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Street Lights Review: script fails to windup things convincingly

Posted by Web Desk on January 26, 2018

The new Mammootty movie Street Lights, directed by Shamdat is a film that starts off interesting and fizzles off miserably in the end. Shamdat manages to keep us interested in the film through diverse subplots. But the script fails to hold all th

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Aadhi review: not for story value, but only for parkour

Posted by Web Desk on January 26, 2018

Intelligence in scripting was something that was a part of Jeethu Joseph movies. His mega project Aadhi which launched star kid Pranav Mohanlal is a film that severely lacks this intelligence aspect of it. A story that is very thin in terms of pl

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Shikkari Shambhu review: a neither boring nor exciting movie

Posted by Web Desk on January 20, 2018

The outdated making style is the major problem of the latest Sugeeth movie Shikkari Shambhu which doesnt have any fresh plot to its credit. The cliché filled movie is in a way another version of what the director did in his first film, Ord

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Carbon review: a substantial as well as entertaining movie

Posted by Web Desk on January 19, 2018

Munnariyippu was one movie that respected the intelligence of the audience and allowed them to explore the reasons. It had its own statements which people understood by carefully looking into the details. Carbon, from the same director Venu is so

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Queen review - it does not have many moments of its own

Posted by Web Desk on January 12, 2018

The cases like Nirbhaya, Jisha, and Soumya has had an impact on the movie industry in the last few years as we have seen a lot of films made on the same topic. Even though it is promoted as a film about a girls entry to the mechanical branch of a

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Daivame Kaithozham K Kumarakanam review: watchable one

Posted by Web Desk on January 12, 2018

Daivame Kaithozham K Kumarakanam is never a badly made film. Produced by UGM and directed by Salim Kumar this film somewhere has the same comical nature of the production houses last two films. This satire set in a fantasy backdrop approaches eve

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Diwanjimoola Grand Prix review: flimsy but not really boring

Posted by Web Desk on January 5, 2018

Diwanjimoola Grand Prix has two actors who carry the responsibility of making it engaging. Siddique and Vinayakan are those two names. The simple and predictable Diwanjimoola Grand Prix is a clichéd assembled story with a lot of subplots t

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Eeda Review: a romantic drama with clear political statement

Posted by Web Desk on January 5, 2018

Kannur has this political history which has always put the district under a bad light as they always take things very seriously and end up killing each other. Acclaimed film editor B Ajithkumar debuts as a director with the film Eeda which places

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Aana Alaralodalaral review: simple plot turns strewed mess

Posted by Web Desk on December 22, 2017

The attempts to recreate the magic of vintage Sathyan Anthikad - Sreenivasan movies havent really worked if you check what has happened with those films which got released in the recent past. Aana Alaralodalaral directed by Dileep Menon is one mo

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Aadu 2 review: a funny movie that bestrides the first part

Posted by Web Desk on December 22, 2017

If you compare the first part and the second part, Aadu 2 is pretty much superior to its first part. The first film over cooked its jokes and exceeded the tolerance limit of being slapstick and this time Midhun Manuel Thomas made sure he doesnt d

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Vimaanam review: outshadowed with melodramatic clichés

Posted by Web Desk on December 22, 2017

Vimaanam has unbearable amount of melodrama to its credit. The real life story of Saji Thomas had a lot to do with his ability to create an airplane by surpassing the limitations but this Pradeep M Nair movie sheds less light on that aspect and t

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Mayaanadhi review: feels like a breath of fresh air

Posted by Web Desk on December 22, 2017

Depicting love with all its complexities and vulnerabilities is a tough task. Usually movies tend to propagate a fake outlook of love that has pseudo moral values. What Aashiq Abu has achieved through Mayaanadhi is somewhat a demolition of all th

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Masterpiece review: an awfully clichéd, formulaic mass film

Posted by Web Desk on December 21, 2017

Masterpiece is a mass movie that is still in the hangover of those outdated mass formulas. This is a genre that needs to be reconstructed with the craft of film makers to make it compelling for the viewers. But unfortunately no such progress is t

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Sadrishavakyam 24:29 review: a creepy tolerance challenger

Posted by Web Desk on December 2, 2017

What has gone terribly wrong in this largely flawed film named Sadrishavakyam 24:29 is the casting of the leading lady. Sheelu Abraham is the center of this movie that traverses through the revenge quest of a woman. With her being totally mediocr

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Chembarathipoo Review: just an untidy patience tester

Posted by Web Desk on November 28, 2017

Chembarathipoo starring Askar Ali is about a young man who aspires to be a film maker and decides to script a film based on his own life. Now the story he writes in this film based on the romantic equations he had in life is so lame that you will

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