Malayalam movie reviews

Kamala Review: a thriller that is far too easy to predict

Posted by Web Desk on November 29, 2019

In the first few minutes of the latest Ranjith Sankar movie Kamala, you might get a feeling that the director has decided to do something different from his usual stories. But very soon the movie slips into that usual zone of a Ranjith Shanka

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Happy Sardar Review: Kalidas Jayaram, Merin Philip

Posted by Web Desk on November 29, 2019

There are movies that had a life at the time of release and now look very cringe-worthy due to the outdated melodramatic style. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Aniyathipravu, Niram, etc. are such movies that if you watch it

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Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 Review: cheerful and engaging

Posted by Web Desk on November 9, 2019

Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 is a movie that will give you a lot of happiness. When you look at the first half of the movie, it may feel like a very peripheral fun exploration of a robot coming into the life of a typical family in Kerala. B

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Moothon Review: a moving portrayal of human emotions

Posted by Web Desk on November 9, 2019

The title of the movie may give you a feeling that this movie is about or based on a single character. But the movie Moothon is actually a gripping depiction of a lot of people who had to conceal their actual reality to live in this society.

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Nalpathiyonnu Review: end result here is a disappointment

Posted by Web Desk on November 9, 2019

Showing an event that made an atheist become a believer is the core idea of the new Laljose movie 41. The idea is, of course, a standard one and we have seen filmmakers like Sreenivasan playing with the belief factor in his screenplays. But h

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Under World Review: a watchable gangster thriller

Posted by Web Desk on November 2, 2019

[Goolge Ads] Under World is that kind of a movie where you will see the potential for a better film throughout that film. The writer of the movie Shibin Francis has managed to create a world full of grey characters and you cant deny the fact t

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Akashaganga 2 Review: another horror film you can laugh off

Posted by Web Desk on November 2, 2019

What if the horror sequences in a movie are making you laugh out loud and the comedy bits are giving you chills? Thats the perfect way to describe director Vinayans latest film Akashaganga 2, a sequel to his own hit 1999 film. The climax conv

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Safe Review: this movie does a disservice to the cause

Posted by Web Desk on October 18, 2019

The Jayaraj directorial vigilante thriller 4 the people had an ambitious idea attached along with it which made the movie a huge hit along with the Lajjavathiye song. The makers of the new movie Safe is somewhere aspiring to recreate the same

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Edakkad Battalion 06 Review: movie with a wafer thin concept

Posted by Web Desk on October 18, 2019

The movie Edakkad Battalion 06 is only 110 minutes long and yet the movie is so badly written that you will feel exhausted by the end of the film. The number of subplots and diversions in the script has even confused the editor of the movie o

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Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal Review: a disappointing experience

Posted by Web Desk on October 7, 2019

In terms of characterization, the hero of Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal is perhaps the worst in the recent past of the Malayalam cinema. The idea of romance inside that person is very dangerous. And Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal is a movie that wants

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Aadya Rathri Review: a time pass comedy with no big takeaways

Posted by Web Desk on October 5, 2019

Aadya Rathri starring Biju Menon is an extremely simple movie that doesnt even have a proper conflict to its credit. The movie deals with the importance of a girls consent in her marriage and the duration of the movie is only around 129 minut

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Jallikattu Review - Lijo Jose Pellissery, Antony Varghese

Posted by Web Desk on October 4, 2019

Once you finish watching Jallikattu, you will be in awe of the fact that how a politically sensitive subject was conceived based on the mere escape of a buffalo. Jallikattu is for those who prefer to understand the political undercurrent of a

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Manoharam Review: a watchable movie with no major annoyance

Posted by Web Desk on September 27, 2019

Anwar Sadiks second movie after Ormayundo Ee Mukham is a very typical feel-good drama that is far too easy to predict. The only major difference one can sense in this movie is the inclusion of a relatively unexplored backdrop. The film is only 12

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Ganagandharvan Review: just an old school family drama

Posted by Web Desk on September 27, 2019

Ganagandharvan from Ramesh Pisharody is a very usual movie template. If you are someone who has no issues with Pisharodys first directorial, Panchavarnathatha, a major chunk of Ganagandharvan wont be an issue for you. The political problems o

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Finals Review: an extremely earnest film you shouldn’t miss

Posted by Web Desk on September 7, 2019

The best thing about Arun PR directed Finals is that it doesnt feel like a template movie. Everyone including me may have had this impression that this movie is about the rise of a girl to fame through hard work. As a movie, Finals is a littl

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Brother’s Day Review – Prithviraj, Kalabhavan Shajohn

Posted by Web Desk on September 7, 2019

The aspirations of Kalabhavan Shajons first directorial film Brothers Day is to be a complete entertainer. While the first half of the movie sort of gives you a hope that things are going in that direction, a flimsy second half that goes on a

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Ittymaani Made In China Movie Review – Mohanlal, Jibi Joju

Posted by Web Desk on September 6, 2019

Preaching seems to be a safe defense for entertainer movies these days. The latest example for that is Ittymaani made in China. Just like some of those Sathyan Anthikad movies, here also the emphasis is to give a lecture to the audience about

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Love Action Drama Review: a one-time watchable movie

Posted by Web Desk on September 5, 2019

If you are someone who has loved the comedy style of Nivin Pauly in movies like Thattathin Marayathu and Oru Vadakkan Selfie, I would say that you wont get bored seeing the movie Love Action Drama. The only saving grace of this Dhyan Sreeniva

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Pattabhiraman Review: an extremely lackluster movie

Posted by Web Desk on August 24, 2019

Pattabhiraman may feel like a better movie only because of the fact that the team that delivered this movie has previously created horrendous films. Kanan Thamarakkulam and Dinesh Pallath is the team behind Pattabhiraman and the script of thi

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Porinju Mariam Jose Review: Joshiy updated his craft

Posted by Web Desk on August 24, 2019

When realistic cinema started to gain momentum in the box office, there was a discussion that talked about the end of masala drama films. Porinju Mariam Jose directed by veteran director Joshiy is in a way a smart response to that debate by s

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