Malayalam movie reviews

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 20, 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Masterpiece is a mass movie that is still in the hangover of those outdated mass formulas.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 1, 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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Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam Review: a film with a genuine theme

Posted by Web Desk on November 27, 2017

The new movie starring Neeraj Madhav in the lead role, Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam is a movie that succeeds in showing the reality effectively but has not managed to create an emotional impact on us to stir some sort of urge for a revolution in us

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Y movie review - a convincing thriller

Posted by Web Desk on November 17, 2017

Sunil Ibrahims new movie Y, is a convincing thriller. The plot of the film is built around a theme that isnt completely novel. But the way they have approached this theme by keeping the realism in a very sensible zone makes this movie a satisfyin

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Punyalan Private Limited review: fine idea lost in execution

Posted by Web Desk on November 16, 2017

Punyalan Private Limited is Ranjith Sankar's attempt to try the social justice theme which usually gets executed in huge budgets by directors like Sankar. The sequel to the 2013 movie Punyalan Agarbattis, this movie is trying a little too muc

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Hello Dubaikaran review: just a series of rotten jokes

Posted by Web Desk on November 9, 2017

When you try to stuff in every frame with some kind of comedy to make a movie a comedy entertainer a film like Hello Dubaikkaran is born. Directed by Hrishri Baburaj and Harishree Yousuf, this movie is a test of patience as the film makers are cl

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Overtake Malayalam movie review

Posted by Web Desk on November 4, 2017

1971 movie Duel was a classic. Because that television movie marked the beginning of a legendary film make whom we all now know as Steven Spielberg. He made that film on a constrained budget and schedule with limited technical advancement. And to

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Goodalochana movie review

Posted by Web Desk on November 3, 2017

The major problem with the new Thomas Sebastian film Goodalochana is the weak script of the movie written by the main lead of the movie, Dhyan Sreenivasan. A plot that could have been an okay one-time fun watch gets derailed and distracted due to

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Viswa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmaar movie review

Posted by Web Desk on October 27, 2017

The grandeur of the name and the content of the movie Viswa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar have no connection. A story about a group of youngsters is as tacky as it can get. This movie has a script that doesnt know where to focus properly and by the end

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Villain Review: An emotional thriller with a stale script

Posted by Web Desk on October 26, 2017

B Unnikrishnan has used some of the familiar one liners we have heard in English movies in his new movie Villain to make it look like a sophisticated cinema that analyses the emotional state of characters deeply. But this film is not trying to ma

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Aakashamittayee - A family drama with a message

Posted by Web Desk on October 21, 2017

If having a message is your only concern about a family drama, Aakashamittayee starring Jayaram is one movie you would find enjoyable. The film deals with the issues in parenting. While the issue it addresses has relevance, the making here is ver

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Kaattu movie review - the plot and characters will indulge you

Posted by Web Desk on October 12, 2017

The 161 minutes long duration of Kaattu is a bit too much for us to tolerate. But on the brighter side, we can say that they have somewhat justified that length in the movie as it has been utilized to establish the equation between two of the piv

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LavaKusha Review: a non-boring film that will make you laugh

Posted by Web Desk on October 11, 2017

The idea of LavaKusha is pretty wafer thin. But you still will find it as a passable movie because of the humor it instills in each scene. Written by Neeraj Madhav and directed by Gireesh Mano, LavaKusha depends highly on the performance and wit

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Solo review - an average flick

Posted by Web Desk on October 5, 2017

The identity Bejoy Nambiar has created about himself as a filmmaker is that of a director who use the visuals to tell the tale with less verbal explanations. Even though his films have not got received overwhelmingly, this style factor kept him a

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Sherlock Toms Review: a funny ride through a bumpy way

Posted by Web Desk on September 29, 2017

Shafi is known for making humorous cinemas, not brainless ones, which can be watched along with the whole family. Thus, obviously, we all expect one another clean family entertainer, like Kalyanaraman and Two Countries, when he announces a ne

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Udaharanam Sujatha Review: a pleasant positive cinema

Posted by Web Desk on September 27, 2017

Udaharanam Sujatha is the official remake of the 2016 movie Amma Kanakku / Nil Battey Sannata by Ashwini Iyer Tiwari. This Phantom Praveen version of that movie has done justice to its original by staying close to the emotional core of that f

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Ramaleela Review: a tad better than recent Dileep movies

Posted by Web Desk on September 27, 2017

There are a lot of dialogues and situations in the film Ramaleela that will make you wonder how this much of coincidence can happen in a script. The on screen and off screen resemblance in terms of character conflicts cannot be criticized for

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Pokkiri Simon review - A film for Vijay Fans

Posted by Web Desk on September 21, 2017

The formula of making an entertainer had this idea of creating a lot of humor in the beginning and stuffing some social preach at the end to make it look like a relevant film. Pokkiri Simon from Jojo Antony which tells the story about a diehard f

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