Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya, the famous line from a famous song of a famous movie, is the title of the latest movie of Unni Mukundan, who, it seems have a thoughtless way of selecting his career moves. Despite his very
The average Malayalees either never had much problems with bringing up their children, handling the growing pains and psychological needs of their growing children because they had enough time to spend for them
Malayalam movie, with a bunch of daring directors and actors is going through a metamorphosis, where they don’t see anything taboo or untouchable. Their take on everything evil in the world is shown with so much of honesty and with a certain absence of gentleness is the new trend, and Kammattippadam is one of the specimens.
Kerala is not shy of the special genre of ‘family horror’ with many a movies getting made with a tad bit of horror and supernatural mixed with the happy family drama. Aadupuliyattam also falls in this category and chugs along without any casualties.
The makers had made it impossible to ignore the debut movie of Gokul Suresh Gopi with their ingenious placing of teasers, trailers and snippets with finesse in front of us, showcasing the young man and his birthright.
The movie paved a comfortable path towards it with its trailer and the peppy number which was a rage on the social media – staged or otherwise, as a promo for the movie. Everyone expected Valleem Thetti Pulliyum Thetti
James and Alice, the directorial debut of Sujith Vasudev doesn’t claim anything tall and what it can’t deliver. From the beginning, they say that is is about James and Alice, two regular human beings who go through the wanes and waxes of life in their own style. James (Prithwiraj), a sculptor and a man of art, falls for a bank employee Alice (Vedhika) for the obvious reasons and are happy for a while. The money crunch, professional disappointments and disillusion in the general way, altogether can break any regular man, and when it is a aesthetic minded artist, it doesn’t take that much even. Their marriage is on the rocks, to the point of the wife going ahead with sending a divorce notice to the husband. The daughter, Pinky could be the binding glue for the rocky marriage. Or maybe not. The pace picks up in the second half slightly, with an unexpected turn to the otherwise docile flow, which could be called different, if you must.
Many a comedians and villains have tried their hand to get into the skin of a protagonist in a movie time and time again. Many of them fell flat on their faces while very, very few changed their life drastically with the decision. Chemban Vinod, the recently entered cine artist had been surprising us, scaring us and making us laugh riotously, seemingly without much effort from him. Sikhamani is his vehicle to the next level, as the hero of the movie, without much pretentions or tall claims.
The Ranjith movie Leela was the only release yesterday in Mollywood, riding on the extraordinary numbers of controversies and burdened with the elevated expectation from the audience. Most of the people must have gone to the theatre to find out what the hullaballoo was all about. Or, the people who has already read Unni’s controversial story, which the movie is based on.
Yathra Chodikkathe, an obscure movie with relatively unknown actors released yesterday. The only USP of the movie was the presence of Late Kalabhavan Mani in the cast, as the protagonist. This is the last movie
The theme of the ex-pats struggling in foreign countries to make a buck or two and have a kushy life is not unique to the Malayalees, who are brought up on movies with this clichéd and unoriginal plots. Jacobinde Swargarajyam
This week, there is only one movie release from Mollywood and the expectation quotient of this one compensates for the lack of any other release. With Dulquer Salman and Sai Pallavi, the two of the most loved actors of Malayalam industry doing the lead in the movie and Sameer Thahir, who is a no-nonsense director at the helm of the project, the movie could not not create anymore anticipation in the regular movie goers from the younger generation, with their changing movie sensibilities.