Night Drive – My Flash Review!

When films that are hyped in “beast” like proportion flatter to deceive these days, here’s a low profile film that’s a beauty. Night Drive, a Malayalam film that has recently dropped on Netflix without much brouhaha is a pleasant surprise all the way. The film starts out as a normal, matter of fact film with... Continue Reading →

Hey Sinamika – My Flash Review

The title is inspired by the song Hey Sinamika… from Maniratnam’s hit film – OK Kanmani which incidentally also had Dulquer Salman as the male lead as this one. Now, if you think the inspirations from Mani’s films ended here, sorry you are wrong. The film is littered with references from earlier films of Mani.... Continue Reading →

Pada – My Flash Review!

Close on the heels of The Kashmir Files, comes Pada a Malayalam film that is also based on a real life story that happened in Palakkad way back in 1996.  Pada meaning “Army” is about how a small group of people called the “Ayyankali Pada” take the law into their hands to get justice for... Continue Reading →

Jalsa – My Flash Review!

A Hit and Run case more often than not raises a morality question. Now, what if such an event involves a person who has built an image for herself of being very upright? What if by profession the person is a journalist and is known to raise tough questions to others day in and day... Continue Reading →

Meppadiyan – My Flash Review

There are average or bad films with huge star cast backed by humungous budgets that get a lot of media attention. And there are some good films made with no big stars and with moderate budgets which don’t get much of media attention. Meppadiyan (“Above mentioned” in Malayalam) actually belongs to the above mentioned category.... Continue Reading →

Hridayam – My Flash Review!

If you were an Engineering student, now in your 30’s, lived in a hostel that too in Tamil Nadu, got ragged and ragged others, had your share of fun during student life but without studying, spent time participating in Cultural fests, eyed girls or boys and now sort of settled in life and in career, ... Continue Reading →

Gehraiyaan – My Flash Review!

First up, the title Gehraiyaan meaning “Depths” has a poetic look and feel to it which sets up our expectation meter.  Going by the teaser, one would expect the film to be about relationships and their depths. But, what if I say that the relationships in this film among people are not really so deep? ... Continue Reading →

Bro Daddy – My Flash Review

Bro Daddy is actor Prithviraj Sukumaran’s second directorial venture after the super hit Mohanlal starrer Lucifer. Compared to Lucifer which was an action-packed stylish full blown mass film, Bro Daddy is a light film that is easy to the mind, pleasing to the eye and relaxing to the senses. In that sense, it is very... Continue Reading →

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