My pick of the Top 10 films of 2022!

Another Friday. Another big-ticket Hindi film release. Another flop at the Box Office. This has been the recurring theme in Bollywood this year. The latest one to suffer this ignominy is Cirkus directed by none other than Rohit Shetty - a filmmaker with many 100 crore grossers under his belt and one who is touted... Continue Reading →

Ariyippu – My Flash Review!

What is common between the films Take Off, C U Soon, Malik, and now Ariyippu apart from being Malayalam films directed by the ace editor turned Director Mahesh Narayanan? Well, all these films are based on news headlines around which the story is built and the screenplay structured. The main plot of Ariyippu (Declaration) follows... Continue Reading →

Love Today – My Flash Review!

While the opening credits roll, we are taken inside a smart phone production line where we get to see visuals of phones getting assembled completely on a “hands-free” basis except at the final packaging stage where we see workers doing the packing.  This irony is stark for a product that is destined to be at... Continue Reading →

Palthu Janwar (Malayalam film) Review!

This review was written for the news portal The News Minute and was published on 21st Oct, 2022. It can be read here: https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/palthu-janwar-delectably-sweet-malayalam-film-has-animals-its-centre-169094 Directed by Sangeeth P Rajan, Malayalam film Palthu Janwar does not have a ‘star’ at its heart but animals, that too livestock. It is only in Malayalam cinema that we can expect such... Continue Reading →

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