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Neena Review

Neena Review

Banner: LJ films Cast: Ann Augustine and Vijay Babu Direction: Laljose Production: laljose ‘Nee-Na’ has been dubbed a “female-oriented movie”, with a message to convey. It does convey a message, albeit in a bit of a didactic manner, but that “female-oriented” tag sure is hogwash, …

Lailaa O Lailaa Review

Lailaa O Lailaa Review

Cast: Mohanlal,Amala Paul,Sathyaraj,Joy Mathew Direction: Joshiy Production: Santhosh Kottayi Bijou Antony Preeta Nair Music: Gopi Sundar ‘Lailaa O Lailaa’s’ trailers and teasers is only the tip of the ice-berg. Unlike the slick action that we see in them, the movie languorously travels a path mixing …

Ivan Maryadaraman Review

Ivan Maryadaraman Review

Director:Suresh Divakar Cast:Dileep, Nikki Galrani What do you expect from a film where the lead characters are named Raman and Krishna, their villages are Ramapuram and Ravanapuram and the hero’s cycle speaks in a Thiruvananthapuram accent? Debutant director Suresh Divakar’s Ivan Maryadaraman is obviously not …

Ennum Eppozhum Review

Ennum Eppozhum Review

Cast: Mohanlal, Manju Warrier Direction: Sathyan Anthikkad A lot was expected of the new Sathyan Anthikkad film ‘Ennum Eppozhum’ which featured the deadly combo of Mohanlal and Manju Warrier- the lead players and the director working together after a gap of 15 years. But Watching …

Oru Vadakkan Selfie Review

Oru Vadakkan Selfie Review

Cast: Nivin Pauly, Manjima Mohan, Aju Varghese and others. Direction: G Prajith Production: Vinod Shornur Vineeth Sreenivasan and company seems to be best in resonating the ethos and attitudes of the present generation. Or at least that is what we surmise when we find thundering …

Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeevi Aanu Review

Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeevi Aanu Review

Cast: Jayasurya,Renji Panicker, Vinayakan, Saiju Kurup, Chemban Vinod, Indrans, Bhagath Manuel, Vijay Babu, Srinda Ashab, Honey Rose, Sandra Thomas Direction: Midhun Manuel Thomas. Production: Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas Music: Shan Rehman tunes Coming up from the scriptwriter of last year’s super hit ‘Om Shathi …

Rasam Review

Rasam Review

Cast: Mohanlal, Indrajith Coming from seasoned director RajeevNath, famous for his serious, art house movies, ‘Rasam’ featuring Indrajith and Mohanlal was expected to be a lighter film with food as the main lead. But offering little food for thought or entertainment, the movie ends up …

Mariam Mukku Review

Mariam Mukku Review

Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Sana Althaf, Samudrakkani, Aju Varghese, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Tini Tom, Irshad, Suja Menon, Seema G Nair, Devi Ajith, Neena Kurup, Prathap Pothen, Nandu Direction: James Albert Production: A. K. Sabeer Music: Vidyasagar ‘Mariyam Mukku’ is one movie that was eagerly expected as …

Picket 43 Review

Picket 43 Review

Cast: Prithviraj,Sukumaran,Javed Jaffrey,Ratheesh Vegha Direction: Major Ravi Production: M R Produtions Music: Ratheesh Vegha It is not often that a Major Ravi movie manages to live up to expectations. ‘Picket 43’ does just that and more. Unlike his previous war movies, this one is more …

Mili Review

Mili Review

Cast: Nivin Pauly, Amala Paul, Kasthuri, Saikumar, Sanusha, Shamna Kasim, Edavela Babu, Praveena, Ambika, Swapna Menon, Riya Saira, Bindu Panicker, Vanitha Krishnachandran, Baby Nandana Direction: Rajesh Pillai Production: Sathish B Sathish Music: Gopi Sunder Watching ‘Mili’ is like watching someone you know or watching you …

Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu Review

Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu Review

Cast: Jayaram, Madhu, Asif Ali, Kaniha, Meera Nandan, Baburaj, Kailash, Saju Kodiyan Direction: Benny K Production: Haneef Muhammed   Coming up with the festival mood is the new film by debutante director Benny Thomas. As usual with all colourful frames and twisty tales are the …

Dolphin Bar Review

Dolphin Bar Review

Cast: Anoop Menon, Honey Rose, Suresh Gopi, Rahul Madhav, Saiju Kurup Direction: Diphan Production: Sudeep Karat , Arun M C Music: M. Jayachandran Anoop Menon has for sometime stayed away from penning scripts following the allegations of including extra stuff that is not suitable for …

Oru Korean Padam Review

Oru Korean Padam Review

Cast: Maqbool Salmaan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Tini Tom, Mamukkoya, Chembil Ashokan, Sunil Sugatha, Sona Nair, Kavya Jose Direction: Sujith S Nair Production: S Muraleedharan, Selvan Tamalam Music: Vaasudev Shanmugharaj ‘Oru Korean padam’ is one movie that got enough visibility on an already crowded market, more for …

Ormayundo Ee Mukham Review

Ormayundo Ee Mukham Review

Cast: Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Namitha Pramod, Mukesh, Soumya Direction: Anvar Sadik Production: Jaison Ilamkulam Music: Shaan Rahman After a short break from movies like ‘Niram’ and ‘Aniyathi pravu’ of yester years Mollywood is suddenly presented with a romantic musical in Anwar Sadik’s ‘Ormayundo Ee …

Ottamandaram Review

Ottamandaram Review

Cast: Bhama Sajitha Madathil, Direction: Vinod Mankara Production: Pappilonya Vision ‘Ottamandaram’ from director Vinod Mankara is one women-centric film that but fails to make use of a plot that could have worked wonders. A tale that had all possibilities to emerge as a heart rending …