Malayalam cinema has recently seen several new directors make exciting debuts as they banked on their own talent rather than the star power of the actors in their films. Sugeeth, who has made his debut with Ordinary, is another such promising director. While Ordinary isn’t as revolutionary or trend-setting as the films from some of [...]
Malayalam cinema has had some good crime thrillers over the years with their lack of a need to adhere to the masala formula helping them come up with some genuinely suspenseful films. Grandmaster is their latest contribution to the genre. The film observes the basic rules of the serial killer movie faithfully but makes the [...]
Malayalam cinema has had sort of a rejuvenation in recent times with a number of original, interesting films from young directors being recognized by viewers. 22 Female Kottayam, from Aashiq Abu, the director of Salt N’ Pepper, is one such film. With a strong female protagonist, interesting supporting characters and a bold ending, the film [...]
Traffic is an ensemble film with multiple storylines that come together in unexpected ways. We’ve had films like Sarvam and more recently, Vaanam, that did the same thing but with strong characters given equal importance, unexpected interactions between them and good surprises and suspense, Traffic is a much more accomplished entry in the genre.
The main [...]