Euphoria released two special episodes over the course of last two months — Ones that are specifically tagged as Not Season 2. They work as all the moderately good specials do, they give us insight into the inner workings of central characters without progressing the plot as much. …


Mookuthi Amman is a throwback to the old Tamil Amman movies of the past and a very watchable one at that. The movie isn’t pulling any punches and delivers one message after another strapped onto a confetti cannon 🎉.

Synopsis

Goddess Mookuthi Amman descends on Earth and uses a television reporter…


Aditi Rao Hydari as Sujatha

Sufiyum Sujathayum is a Malayalam movie directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas and produced by Friday Film House. It stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Dev Mohan and Jayasurya in lead roles. It is the first Malayalam movie to be released exclusively on an OTT platform (Amazon Prime in this case) due to the…


Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl was one of the best YA books that I grew up with, the story of a 12 year old millionare, genius and a criminal mastermind. It reminds me of a time that was imaginative, fun and exciting. The movie, well it’s none of that.

Disney Studios…


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Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai is a Netflix film (is it valid to say that?) directed by Anurag Kashyap and written by Nihit Bhave (Sacred Games co-writer). It stars Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew in pivotal roles.

Choked is, by self admission one of the warmest movies that Anurag Kashyap…


Thappad is a bollywood movie directed by Anubhav Sinha and starring Taapsee Pannu and Pavail Gulati.

Kettiyolanu ente Malakha is a Malayalam movie directed by Nissam Basheer and starring Veena Nandakumar and Asif Ali.

This is an analysis and response piece, so Spoilers, go watch both the movies and come…


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A caption reading An Anwar Rasheed Film and Amal Neerad DOP is enough to make most young Keralites flock to theatres. Anwar Rasheed has earned himself the tag for a very selective director and producer. For the sake of an example, the last movie he directed was in 2012 and…


When thinking of family feel good movies to watch, Malayalam has one director to look for; the veteran director Sathyan Anthikad. Without massive action sequences or larger than life story lines, he always found a way to tug at your heart strings with relatable characters and situational comedy. As his…


This movie does not have astronomical budgets, breakthrough marketing or special computer graphics. But the good news is, it does not need any of that. This is a stand-in for everything Malayalam cinema is good at.

This is how I began the review for Kumbalangi Nights; As Anna Ben lands…


Jallikattu is a 2019 Malayalam movie directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery based on a short story from S Hareesh. The movie stars Chemban Vinod Jose (by now an established constant in Lijo’s films), Antony Varghese and Sabumon Abdusamad in title roles. A buffalo escapes in a village early in the…

Boy with Silver Wings

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