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Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva.(Trailer Screengrab via yotube)
'Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva' Review: Its a one-man-Lawrence-show!

A flamboyant performer Lawrence’s Shiva is spirited, with a lot of style and attitude.

09 Mar 2017

Oru Mexican Aparatha is a clichéd advert for revolution

Malayalam films have, in regular intervals, tested how sales-worthy the romantic idea of communism is.

04 Mar 2017

Angamaly’s boys are out to slay

If Amen won it with its part-fantasy part-satire novelty, Double Barrel opened doors to ‘quirk’ making it a genre altogether, this time in Angamaly Diaries, Lijo Jose  Pellissery has hitched his wagon

04 Mar 2017

Ayawn-out-loud bore

His debut film Aanmai Thavarael (2011) was a fairly engaging action thriller that centered on human trafficking.

03 Mar 2017

It’s Sizzling Summer Romance All the Way in Eradane Sala 

Eradane Sala is an intriguing story about a son torn between his mother and lady love.

03 Mar 2017

Love-saga gets a thriller twist

Touted as a romantic thriller, the plot tracks the journey of a couple from their school days to their college days as they go through a gamut of feelings, each trying to find a meaning to their respe

03 Mar 2017

A well scripted Medical drama

An investigative crime thriller, Kuttram 23 is about medical  malpractices and doctors who believed they were gods.

03 Mar 2017

Government orders become the new fad here

Demonetisation is now a legitimate part of Indian pop culture.

03 Mar 2017

Film: Logan Director: James Mangold Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen Rating: 4/5
Gritty, deserved farewell to a dear wolverine

A young female mutant, utterly unfamiliar with the ways of society, walks into a store, and picks up objects that catch her fancy. She begins munching on a bag of chips, and begins walking out, as the store owner confronts her. Upon hearing the commotion, her guardian, Logan, walks in.

03 Mar 2017

A still from Commando 2.(Screengrab via youtube)
'Commando 2 -The Black Money Trail' Review: Demonetization becomes pop culture in poor excuse for a film

The film cannot stop singing paeans to this government and at one point even name drops swachh Bharat in casual conversation

03 Mar 2017

A still from  Gunturodu.(Screengrab via Youtube)
'Gunturodu' Review: A routine fare

Director SK Satya tried to come up with a pucca mass movie sans any pretentions.

03 Mar 2017

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Hugh Jackman in a scene from, 'Logan.' | AP
Logan  Review: A gritty, deserved farewell to a beloved character

Featuring Hugh Jackman's final turn as Wolverine, "Logan" isn't a shiny, colorful, superhero-style film, either.

03 Mar 2017

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Shah Rukh Khan wants to be extra careful about his next film

SRK wants to show his next film Rehnuma to some of his trusted friends.

25 Feb 2017

Flights of fun

We would all like our dreams to grow wings and fly high, but Aby’s dream is to literally grow wings. Aby  has a fairytale opening, with a simple-minded boy who has an eye for the sky.

25 Feb 2017

A sword with no hilt

Chandu Chekavar and the ballads of Northern Malabar once again come into the limelight with Veeram , the latest outing of director Jayaraj.

25 Feb 2017

Srinivasa Kalyana Review: Skip this Kalyana, It is a stale story

The anchor-turned-director MG Srinivas who has acted in his third film Srinivasa Kalyana boasts of many firsts including adopting new technologies.

25 Feb 2017

Review: This is not the ‘Yaman’ of all political dramas

Antony appears a more confident actor this time.

25 Feb 2017

Running Shaadi. (Photo courtesy: Twitter @running_shaadi)
Running Shaadi Review

The film has a first half that resembles a highlights package. It works in patches.

18 Feb 2017

Testing the Boundaries of Friend Zone

The colour of love in its youthful best is most often grey. Layered with rainbow-like beauty and often ambitious with blind faith and hollow understanding, this period of misinterpretation of the very

18 Feb 2017

Tracing an abandoned dark life  

“Looks can be deceptive,” stated the character of a lawyer, played by Salim Kumar, rather philosophically, in a film which made him popular 15 years ago.

18 Feb 2017

Kadhal Kankattudhe: A feel-good film for your weekend

A coming of age love-story, it chronicles the life of two lovers, who go through various misunderstandings till they discover the meaning of true love.

18 Feb 2017