What happens when a filmmaker gets enraged by the uncharitable reviews which he believes are dishonest? What if that filmmaker had a mentally disturbing upbringing? And finally, what happens if that filmmaker becomes a psychopath and starts targeting film critics whom he believes are not honest in their reviews? And what if the targeting means... Continue Reading →
Sita Ramam – My Flash Review!
Sita Ramam is originally a Telugu film and is now available in multiple languages on OTT. The presence of Dulquer Salman who of late is making some interesting choices in his films was the main hook for me to watch the film. I watched the Tamil version and it reminded me a lot of another... 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 →
Kurup – My (late) Flash Review!
The Malayalam film “Kurup” dropped on Netflix this week after a successful theatrical release. The core story is based on a real life incident around Sukumara Kurup who committed a murder of his look alike and faked his own death to claim insurance proceeds. This happened in Kerala in the 80’s. The most interesting part... Continue Reading →
Varane Avashyamund – My Flash Review!
At the outset, Varane Avashyamund (Match wanted) is a slice of life, easy going and a time pass film. The film is produced by Dulquer Salman and written/ directed by Anoop Sathyan who makes a debut as a director. Both of them being sons of ace actor and director respectively, decide to make this as... Continue Reading →
Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal – My (late) Flash review!
First up, 2 pre-requisites. If you have to watch the film till the end, you have to keep aside your moral compass. Sit through the 1st 15 mins of the film patiently. If you do the above, you will simply love the film. The film is about this generation and its quest for a kind... Continue Reading →