Malik – My Flash Review

‘Malik’ has Fahadh Faasil as the hero and is helmed by Mahesh Narayanan. The last time this combo came together was for the experimental ‘C U Soon’, which turned out to be an interesting film. 'Malik' apparently was made before this and was awaiting a mega theatrical release but finally got released on the OTT... Continue Reading →

Haseen Dilruba – My Flash Review

Take the Drishyam -1 template which is – the protagonist commits an accidental murder and then he goes about covering all his bases so water tight that the police is not able to pin him down at the end and he goes scot free to live happily ever after. To this, make some minor changes.... Continue Reading →

Cold Case – My Flash Review

Cold Case is a Malayalam film that has recently dropped on Prime Video.  The well cut trailer promised an interesting film where the genre overlapped between being a murder mystery/investigative thriller and a Super Natural thriller. While watching the film, it is clear that the film fell victim to this overlap. A skull is discovered... Continue Reading →

Jagame Thanthiram – My Flash Review!

The much awaited film, Jagame Thanthiram finally got an OTT release and is now streaming on Netflix. Much awaited because it is directed by Karthik Subbaraj and has Dhanush in the lead. As I watched the film, I understood or rather derived the logic behind the title. Jagam or Jaga means place, so the film... Continue Reading →

Karnan – My Flash Review!

Mari Selvaraj’s Karnan screams for attention right from the beginning when the title credits roll with background noises of what happens in a highway. Then we are shown some arresting visuals of a young girl suffering from seizures right in the middle of a busy village road and all kind of vehicles plying by, without... Continue Reading →

Nayattu – My Flash Review!

Nayattu is yet another addition to the growing list of Malayalam films where the script is the hero. It is a thriller but not the edge of the seat variety but more of a slow burn, engaging type.  Nayattu which means “the hunt” in Malayalam is of course about a hunt but, with a role... Continue Reading →

Mandela (Tamil) – My Flash Review

In just in the opening sequence of the film, Director Madonne Ashwin showcases a lot of things which is wrong in rural India. There is not a single toilet in the village and when one is finally built under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan programme, a big fight ensues between two warring factions belonging to two... Continue Reading →

Joji – My Flash Review!

In a spectacular scene, the daughter in law of the house tells her brother in law to wear a mask and come to the hall where the body of his father is kept while friends and relatives keep thronging to pay their last respects. Yes, even in the film, it is Covid time – you... Continue Reading →

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