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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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Anweshippin Kandethum

Anweshippin Kandethum Review: A Gripping Start Hampered by a Loose Script

Malayalam cinema delves into investigative thrills once again with “Anweshippin Kandethum,” starring the ever-charming Tovino Thomas. Marking the directorial debut of Darwin Kuriakose and penned by seasoned thriller writer Jinu Abraham, the film initially promises an engaging journey but stumbles on a disjointed narrative. Set in rural Kottayam in 1993, the story follows Sub-Inspector Anand …

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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: 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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Captain Miller Review

Captain Miller Review: A Riveting Class-Action Film You Can’t-Miss!

Dhanush Leads a Poignant Liberation Saga in “Captain Miller” Dhanush takes on a captivating role in the film Captain Miller, where he portrays Analeesan, a man tasked with reclaiming a revered Tamil Nadu deity stolen by the British. Set against the backdrop of British colonialism, the film unfolds as a powerful story of liberation and …

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Beyond the Grade: 12th Fail Charts a Path to Redemption

12th Fail: A Story of Resilience and Redefining Success

Movie Name: 12th Fail Genre: Drama Duration: 147 Minutes Forget fancy schools and exam stress dreams, “12th Fail” throws a curveball. This Indian drama ain’t about cramming equations or acing tests; it’s about Manoj, a small-town dude who stumbles in his 12th grade exams – the big hurdle everyone jumps over. But guess what? Manoj’s …

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Indian crime thriller Farzi,

A Battle of Good and Evil in Farzi

Farzi takes you into the world of a talented artist named Sunny who finds himself entangled in counterfeiting. After creating a seemingly flawless fake rupee note, he attracts the attention of a ruthless crime lord, Mansoor, who recruits him to print counterfeit money on a massive scale. But Officer Black, a relentless investigator, is hot …

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most popular indian web series of the year

Most popular Indian web series of the Year

1. Farzi: Counterfeit Kings – Where Art Meets Crime Genre: Crime Thriller Why it’s special: Dive into the murky underbelly of the art world with Farzi, where a talented artist named Sunny stumbles upon a revolutionary counterfeiting technique. As he gets drawn into a high-stakes game of forgery and deception, Sunny must face a ruthless …

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