Malayalam movie reviews

Ishq Review: a peculiar thriller you shouldn’t miss

Posted by Web Desk on May 18, 2019

We have seen a lot of movies in the recent past in which the moral policing was a part of the narrative. Debutant director Anuraj Manohars Ishq is a movie that lingers around this subject but what the script has on offer here is something tha

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Kuttimama Review: a cinematic equivalent of confusion

Posted by Web Desk on May 18, 2019

Seeing veteran directors muddle in mediocrity is a really hard thing to witness. With his new movie Kuttimama, VM Vinu is going through that patch of his career. The director who made formulaic hits like Balettan and Vesham has no intent here

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Prakashante Metro Review: a forgettable experience

Posted by Web Desk on May 5, 2019

Prakashante Metro grabbed everyone's attention recently when it was revealed that it was directed by a female director and the stills of she herself putting up the posters also had a positive impact. But the sad part here is that the movi

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Uyare Review: a powerful film that deserves to be watched

Posted by Web Desk on April 26, 2019

On a sophistication level, the new Parvathy movie Uyare isnt a great achiever. But the movie scores tremendously when it comes to the feel factor. After some initial flow issues, Uyare directed by Manu Ashokan and penned by Bobby Sanjay eleva

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Oru Yamandan Premakadha Review: it won’t disappoint you

Posted by Web Desk on April 25, 2019

Vishnu Unnikrishnan and Bibin George as writers have established their own brand of humor in Malayalam cinema. They are perhaps the upgrade we expected from someone like Udayakrishna and Sibi K Thomas. The signature ingredients of this duo ar

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Athiran Review: a movie worth watching

Posted by Web Desk on April 12, 2019

There is a pleasure when you see a movie that looked clumsy occasionally while watching but makes sense when you look back at all those events after knowing the climax. Athiran from Vivek is one such movie which has that quality. The movie is

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Madhura Raja Review: a single screen masala entertainer

Posted by Web Desk on April 12, 2019

The primary thing when you look at a movie like Madhura Raja is that whether there is a need for such a film. The mass masala genre should be there for sure as it is also a medium of entertainment. But to like a film like Madhura Raja, you have t

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Mera Naam Shaji Review: an okay film for shallow viewers

Posted by Web Desk on April 5, 2019

Glorification of misogyny came under the radar in the last couple of years as the cinema discussions in the social media platform took the initiative to finally talk about it. Too many off-screen events happened and some writers like Renji Pa

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Lucifer review - a technically brilliant thriller

Posted by Web Desk on March 28, 2019

From promos to the interviews given prior to the release of the film, Lucifer has managed to create a buzz. Looking at the end product, I would say it has sort of justified what it had promised. It is an over the top action flick in the backdrop

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Ilayaraja Review: inspirational one with routine ingredients

Posted by Web Desk on March 23, 2019

The targeted audience of the film Ilayaraja is the kids and the movie is diluted to the point where only kids will take inspiration seeing this clichéd template. Only someone who has not seen a single so-called inspirational film will

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Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu Review: a passable comedy

Posted by Web Desk on March 22, 2019

No matter how good or bad his movies are, Midhun Manuel Thomas is one director who makes sure that a fair enough giggle-worthy comedy is there in all his movies. His new movie Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu becomes a passable comedy with a bri

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Ottam Review: a lazily written and poorly directed movie

Posted by Web Desk on March 10, 2019

The poster, trailer etc of the movie Ottam directed by Zam showed something like a fight or competition between two individuals. The baffling part about the movie is that this so-called conflict of the movie is least explored in this lame and

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The Gambinos Review: this gangster film is a cult comedy

Posted by Web Desk on March 10, 2019

Watching the new Malayalam movie The Gambinos is an excruciating task for anyone with some cinematic sense. You cant really figure out whats really happening on screen. People are randomly killing one another and they are trying to make this

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Soothrakkaran Review: a seriously outdated subject

Posted by Web Desk on March 9, 2019

Soothrakkaran is a new Malayalam movie starring star sons Gokul Suresh Gopi and Niranj Maniyanpilla Raju. The subject addressed here such a crap that I was wondering how their experienced fathers even let them agree to do this kind of movies.

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An International Local Story Review: extremely local

Posted by Web Desk on March 1, 2019

An International Local Story is the directorial debut of veteran actor Harisree Ashokan. The movies title may confuse you as an ambitious or peculiar film. But let me just tell you that it is just a friendship story narrated in a dull way wit

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Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam Review: an average thriller

Posted by Web Desk on February 22, 2019

The script of the movie Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam had the scope to be an engaging thriller. But the making of this movie by Rejishh Midhila is a bit compromised commercially and there is a shortage of intrigue in the build-up towards the c

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Mr. & Ms. Rowdy Review: an average popcorn entertainer

Posted by Web Desk on February 22, 2019

My Boss was the first comedy film Jeethu Joseph tried and succeeded. His new movie Mr. & Ms. Rowdy starring Kalidas Jayaram and Aparna Balamurali is an attempt to get back to that zone. But sadly the climax of this Linta Jeethu script is

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Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel Review: a passable one

Posted by Web Desk on February 21, 2019

The verbal praising of hero by other actors is something that is evidently there in almost all B Unnikrishnan movies. His new movie Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel is one film where the same tactics get repeated again and with a layer of humor

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June Review: a sweet memorable woman-centric movie

Posted by Web Desk on February 15, 2019

The new Friday Film House production June directed by Ahammed Kabeer is a really engaging feel-good drama. The lead actress Rajisha Vijayan with her top-notch performance makes June an endearing character on screen. After an uneven first half

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Oru Adaar Love Review: content scarcity at its best

Posted by Web Desk on February 14, 2019

Some movies try to hide their inability to have some content by embedding sad realities at its very end. The pseudo-intellectual thought that tragedy is profound is applied in the latest Omar Lulu movie Oru Adaar Love. The movie that hardly has a

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