Malayalam movie reviews

Sakhavu movie Revew : An engaging political drama

Posted by Vigathakumaran on April 14, 2017

Sakhavu has the attire of a mainstream commercial cinema. But this Sidhartha Siva film isnt entirely trying to capitalize on the left sentiments of the majority. Even after being predictable, Sakhavu succeeds in being an emotionally convincin

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Puthan Panam Review - movie has less to do with its title

Posted by Vigathakumaran on April 11, 2017

The new Ranjith film Puthan Panam seemed like a film that addresses the recent demonetization issues and related things through its trailer and of course the title. The curiosity was obviously there as the idea got executed very quickly. But Puth

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1971 Beyond Borders Review

Posted by Vigathakumaran on April 6, 2017

When Major Ravi came up with Picket 43, it was a pleasant surprise as he dwell more in to the personal side of soldiers in that movie. With his latest film 1971 Beyond Borders, he is trying to mix the previous films with Picket 43 and thus tr

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Georgettan's Pooram Review: a below average experience

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 31, 2017

When you stuff a plot with elements that arent at all relevant to a movies prime concern, a movie like Georgettan's Pooram is born. A supposed to be sports drama gets treated as a usual Dileep movie and because of that the emphasis is very mi

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The Great Father Review : Mixture of social relevance and commercial flavors

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 29, 2017

Judiciarys limitations have always been a reason behind most of the customized justice plots we have seen in films. Due to the increasing number of female harassment cases, this theme was used very frequently in the recent past and the movie

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Take off Review : It will make you say Hats Off

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 23, 2017

Take Off was in the buzz since its trailer launch and the excitement only got bigger when the second trailer was released. With technical perfection and creative signature from the makers of the film, Take Off is a movie of great quality that

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Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Review - Drifting aways from its true nature

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 22, 2017

When the first part of Honey Bee 2,released there were criticism of it being endorsing drugs. But still the movie garnered commercial success mainly due to the humorous treatment and the sort of action packed feel. When it comes to the second

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C/O Saira Banu Movie Review - A hearty narrative movie

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 17, 2017

The maternal love is the base of the film C/O Saira Banu and that emotion is what driving this film. Even after getting stretched by certain theatricality in the treatment, Saira Banus story manages to be engaging as a thriller and an emotion

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Alamara Malayalam movie review - an underwhelming experience.

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 17, 2017

Alamara is trying to preach to the newly wed people to resolve issues rather than making a huge scene out of it. Midhun Manuel Thomas, whose films have always used comedy as a track to convey thoughts comes up with Alamara and to be honest it

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Ayaal Jeevichirippundu Movie Review - Too Dull To Inspire

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 9, 2017

The film Ayal Jeevichirippundu has a booker prize winning Malayali struggling to get inspiration to write a new book. Kammattippadam fame Manikandan Achari plays a key role in the movie as the person who gives the much needed inspiration. Eve

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Angamaly Diaries Review: Totally gripping, entertaining and exciting

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 2, 2017

The narratives of all the Lijo Jose Pellissery films were always unique and that made him a director of superior craft. With his new movie Angamaly Diaries, he once again mesmerizes you with a brilliant depiction of gang rivalry and offers a

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Oru Mexican Aparatha Review

Posted by Vigathakumaran on March 2, 2017

By focusing on the necessity of left voice and criticising the flawed strategies of the current left organizations, Oru Mexican Aparatha sort of succeeds in being a politically unbiased cinema. With typical entertainer elements blended in to th

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Veeram movie review; Weakened by Performances

Posted by Vigathakumaran on February 23, 2017

The latest in director Jayarajs Navarasa series, Veeram got a grand reception when the first look got unveiled with a technical team of great experience and a cast that had a pan India appeal. But if your expectations were high the movie isnt act

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Aby Malayalam movie review; not so deep, not so shallow

Posted by Vigathakumaran on February 22, 2017

There were some controversies as the movie Aby was loosely based on the life of Saji Thomas. So the expectations surrounding this Srikant Murali film penned by Santhosh Echikkanam was largely to be an inspiring film. Even though you might feel a

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Ezra movie review: A Watchable Horror Film with Highs and Lows

Posted by Vigathakumaran on February 9, 2017

Ezra directed by Jay K has a very intriguing first half to its credit. It may have theusual formula elements of horror films, but with a main conflict that looks original, Ezra succeeds in being a promising one. But in the second half the film ge

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Fukri Review: Fixing families with a pinch of comedy

Posted by Vigathakumaran on February 2, 2017

Fukri is an unexciting story that has a lot of wit in almost all the scenes. The mould of the story is something that is similar to the family patch up stories we have seen in the silver screen. But with comedy ingredients added to it, Fukri beco

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Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Review : Outcomes of Better Parenting

Posted by Vigathakumaran on January 19, 2017

Good parenting also has another side which is showing the kids how to live life. The aftermath of marriage where the couple struggles to maintain the same love is something that has got mentioned in many films and with the movie Munthirivallikal

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Jomonte Suvisheshangal Review; a Collage of Preachy Films

Posted by Vigathakumaran on January 18, 2017

There are certain elements we do expect in a Sathyan Anthikad film and Jomonte Suvisheshangal has all that. The repeating preachy nature of the plot is the major drawback of the movie and because of an uninspiring writing, the movie cant come out

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God Say Review; A satiric take on Gandhigiri

Posted by Vigathakumaran on January 6, 2017

God Say directed by Sherrey and Shyju is this satire that impresses in setting up the conflict and fizzles slightly when it comes to the conclusion. It has a tremendous lead actor who delivers a top notch performance and with its relevance in the

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Kaadu Pookkunna Neram; a Subject of Contemporary Relevance

Posted by Vigathakumaran on January 5, 2017

In the modern day political scenario we are in, the movie Kaadu Pookkunna Neram getting a release due to the ongoing strike of commercial cinema is a blessing in disguise. The Maoist movement and the actions taken against them have been in the ne

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