Malayalam movie reviews

Ladoo Review: a no harm non-boring entertainer

Posted by Web Desk on November 17, 2018

In every promotional bit of Ladoo, the makers were emphasizing on the fact that it is just an entertainer. Well looking at the way the movie has shaped out, it could have been a peculiar looking comedy that got constrained and became a very typical c

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Nithya Haritha Nayakan Review: simply a zero plot mess

Posted by Web Desk on November 17, 2018

Nithya Haritha Nayakan is easily a zero plot mess that has an intention showing the evolvement of a young man but has no clue on how to do it. The initial bits of the movie where we see the school life love story of the hero, there is a chunk of

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Joseph Review: totally engaging even with the flaws

Posted by Web Desk on November 16, 2018

Joseph from M Padmakumar could well be the beginning of the second innings of the director who was going through a bad patch in his career. The investigative thriller written by Shahi Kabir is a peculiarly gripping take on a topic that needs

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Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Review: a logically faulty cinema

Posted by Web Desk on November 9, 2018

Oru Kuprasidha Payyan starring Tovino Thomas is actually a bloated courtroom drama that doesnt feel like an engaging one. Ace director Madhupal trying a commercially appealing treatment just cant deliver a movie that can be called as thrillin

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Drama Review: script fails to explore the central conflict

Posted by Web Desk on November 1, 2018

The new Ranjith movie Drama has this all over the place nature to its script that doesnt really know how to explore the central conflict. It is a movie that just goes on and on without an aim and whatever bits of dialogue humor are there in t

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Who Review: watching this amateurish film is a tough task

Posted by Web Desk on October 29, 2018

Science fiction level fantasies are a bit alien to our film industry. Ideas like Inception have worked for the audience here as well and so someone trying something like that is indeed a welcoming change for the industry. Who, the new film direct

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Koodasha Review: it has the material to impress you all

Posted by Web Desk on October 29, 2018

Koodasha has the material to impress you as a viewer. Because it isnt an entirely usual revenge drama that shows the customized justice saga. The loud and preachy script has its demerits. But there is an interesting main conflict in the movie whi

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French Viplavam Review: beta version of a good comedy satire

Posted by Web Desk on October 26, 2018

You can't really sideline French Viplavam from debutante Maju KB as a tacky film. The writing of this movie has lost grip considerably and yet there is something in the making that grabs your attention. This movie is almost like the beta vers

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Johny Johny Yes Appa Review: it offers nothing new

Posted by Web Desk on October 26, 2018

The new G Marthandan movie Johny Johny Yes Appa is written by Joji Thomas who wrote the hit movie Vellimoonga. Vellimoonga was a great success as it remained as a comedy entertainer in entirety. But when it comes to Johny Johny Yes Appa, the scri

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Dakini Review: a dull movie that couldn’t engage its viewer

Posted by Web Desk on October 19, 2018

Imagine a story that will have four aged women on one side fighting against a don. Thats like the perfect plot for a madcap entertainer movie. What Rahul Riji Nair has done with his second film Dakini is pretty much that. But with a weakly writte

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Aanakallan Review: worst Biju Menon film in the recent past

Posted by Web Desk on October 19, 2018

When the writing becomes horrible and the movie starts to extend pointlessly, the experience would become a horrible one. That was the feeling I got while watching Suresh Divakars second film Aanakallan. Written by Uday Krishna, Aanakallan is an

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Nonsense review: the movie has justified its title

Posted by Web Desk on October 12, 2018

Being sensible is not at all the strength of the movie Nonsense directed by MC Jithin. With ridiculous character behaviors along with aimless scripting stretching a weak script to a thin film, Nonsense has justified it's title. A movie promot

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Kayamkulam Kochunni Review: an engaging entertainer

Posted by Web Desk on October 11, 2018

It is a difficult task to make a movie out of stories that are familiar to the viewers. The tale of Kayamkulam Kochunni is one such story that really demands the cinematic interpretation to grab the attention of the viewers. Director Rosshan

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Mandharam review: an average film with a mediocre story

Posted by Web Desk on October 5, 2018

When you try to make a movie that is based on the self-exploration and reinvention of a character, the foundation and cause of that journey have to be solid. Mandharam directed by Vijesh Vijay is a movie that ambitiously tries to enter such a sto

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Lilli Review: this one deserves appreciation for sure

Posted by Web Desk on September 28, 2018

It may have flaws that are evident. But there is no denying in the fact that debutant Prasobh Vijayans Lilli is a movie that grabs your attention easily by its gripping narrative. Walking away from the typical nature of movies, this movie is

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Chalakkudikkaran Changathi Review: not an honest tribute

Posted by Web Desk on September 28, 2018

The biopic on Kalabhavan Mani, Chalakkudikkaran Changathi is a generic movie from veteran director Vinayan who uses the sympathy to showcase his personal vendetta with a section of the industry. Biopics are supposed to be an exploration about

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Varathan review: a movie with good blend of all flavors

Posted by Web Desk on September 20, 2018

Varathan is definitely an Amal Neerad film with things that are signature to his style. Stylized frames, slow motion, guns, stunts, and all the other things are there and along with that Varathan is political and intriguing till it unfolds. The c

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Mangalyam Thanthunanena Review: an average entertainer

Posted by Web Desk on September 20, 2018

The ending of the movie Mangalyam Thanthunanena has this sensible self-realization conversation between Roy and Clara, the husband and wife of the movie. The issue is that the movie jumps into that concluding phase after a lot of subplots and

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Padayottam Review: this gangster comedy will please you

Posted by Web Desk on September 14, 2018

Gangster comedy is a genre that has not been tried many a time in our industry. The black comedy in Padayottam which is directed by Rafeek Ibrahim at times is little too eccentric. But still, the laughs it manages to create is undeniably genu

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Oru Kuttanadan Blog Review: another pointless Mammootty film

Posted by Web Desk on September 14, 2018

If you are familiar with the scripts written by Sethu, the beginning portions of Oru Kuttanadan Blog might surprise you as it has some genuine humor. But just before the interval Sethu announces it loud and clear that he has not changed a bit

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