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Oru Sarkar Ulpannam: Good Intentions Can’t Save Predictable Drama

The concluding 15-20 minutes of the film “Oru Sarkar Ulpannam,” previously titled “Oru Bharatha Sarkar Ulpannam,” unfolds within a courtroom setting where a citizen confronts the government. Within this segment, certain moments carry poignant emotional weight, leading me to ponder whether the film could have been better suited as a legal drama. However, amidst a …

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POR Movie review

Por Movie Review: A Compelling Journey Awaits Those Willing to Immerse in its World

The heart of “Por” lies in the intense rivalry between two college students—freshman Yuva and super senior Prabhu—set against the backdrop of the tumultuous world of Por, filled with political interference and caste discrimination. At its core, “Por” follows a group of university students navigating the impracticalities of youth, but in a more grandiose and …

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Shakahari Review

Shakahari Review: Gripping Crime Thriller Keeps You on Edge

In the quaint town of Shakhahaari, Subbanna presides over a vegetarian haven, serving patrons from all walks of life. Amidst the culinary artistry, he savors the symphony of existence through music and theatrical delights. However, the tranquility of Shakhahaari is shattered when a convict disappears from the local prison, thrusting a diligent police officer into …

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Jayam Ravi and Keerthy Suresh star in "Siren," a middling action thriller that starts strong but stumbles with spoon-feeding and underdeveloped subplots.

Siren Review: A Promising Thriller Derailed by Clichés and Oversimplification

Jayam Ravi and Keerthy Suresh star in “Siren,” a middling action thriller that starts strong but stumbles with spoon-feeding and underdeveloped subplots. While the film holds initial promise with its intriguing premise of a paroled prisoner and a haunted inspector, it ultimately settles for predictable narratives and convenient writing. The story follows Thilagavarman (Ravi), released after …

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Ooru Peru Bhairavakona Review:

Ooru Peru Bhairavakona Review: A Look Behind the Curtain

Get ready for Sundeep Kishan’s captivating performance in his upcoming film, “Ooru Peru Bhairavakona,” releasing on February 16th. Directed by VI.Anand, this movie promises a thrilling adventure into the mysterious village of Bhairavakona. Unraveling the Village’s Secrets: Basava (Sundeep Kishan) and his companions, John (Viva Harsha) and Geetha (Kavya Thapar), stumble upon Bhairavakona, a village …

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Anatomy of A Fall review

Anatomy of a Fall Review: Can Love Survive the Fall? 

Co-penned by Arthur Harari and helmed by Justine Triet, ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ unfolds as a courtroom drama delving into the intricate narrative of Sandra (Sandra Huller), a successful writer standing trial as the prime suspect in her husband Samuel’s enigmatic death. Vincent (Swann Arlaud), her friend and lawyer, defends her, while her visually impaired …

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Marakkuma Nenjam: A Second Chance at School D

Marakkuma Nenjam: A Second Chance at School Days?

“Marakkuma Nenjam,” released today, takes us on a nostalgic journey back to school days. But does this reunion drama offer a fresh perspective, or is it simply a rehash of familiar tropes? Let’s delve into the heart of the film and see if it sparks memories or fades into forgetfulness. Premise: A group of classmates …

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Malaikottai Vaaliban is a well-mad

Malaikottai Vaaliban: The Mountain Warrior

Malaikottai Vaaliban is a 2024 Malayalam period drama film written and directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery. The film stars Mohanlal as the titular character, a legendary warrior who fights against the oppressive British rule in India. The film is set in the late 19th century in the Malaikottai region of Tamil Nadu. Malaikottai Vaaliban is …

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Blue Star: A Pitch for Dreams and Rivalry

Blue Star: A Pitch for Dreams and Rivalry

It’s only January 2024, and Tamil cinema has already ventured into uncharted territories, delivering films with potent political messages. If Captain Miller shed light on the struggles of an oppressed community pre-independence, Blue Star, set in the late 90s, delves even deeper into societal structures, providing a nuanced perspective. While Kollywood has seen its share of cricket …

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What to watch on theatre this weekend

Weekend Vibes:​ What to watch on theatre this weekend

Take a peek at What to watch on theatre this weekend in theaters across various languages. (From January 18th to 21st) 695 (Hindi)Release Date: January 19A cinematic portrayal of the longstanding Ram Mandir conflict, this rendition combines elements of courtroom drama and documentary storytelling to depict the events from a specific perspective. Directed by Rajneesh …

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