Malayalam Movie Reviews

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Bhramam review: This Malayalam remake of Andhadhun is funnier and more mass-market

Ravi K Chandran’s Bhramam, starring Prithviraj, Mamta Mohandas and Raashi Khanna, stands out a...

07 Oct 2021 13:10 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Sunny review: Jayasurya-starrer is a poignant film about mental health

Ranjith Sankar’s drama, which is set amid the pandemic, depicts how isolation can take a toll...

24 Sep 2021 17:00 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Kenjira review: Hard-hitting, unapologetic film on the exploitation of marginalized communities

Director Manoj Kana holds nothing back while showing how these Adivasis are struggling in a to...

19 Sep 2021 10:30 IST — Suyog Zore

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Kaanekkaane review: Suraj Venjaramoodu, Tovino Thomas are top-notch in this intense, slow-burn thriller

Director Manu Ashokan masterfully sustains the tense atmosphere throughout the film's duration....

18 Sep 2021 19:13 IST — Suyog Zore

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#Home review: A feel-good Malayalam family drama that's sweet but overlong

The film, which leaves you with a smile on your face, makes for a lovely watch with your family....

19 Aug 2021 17:37 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Kuruthi review: Prithviraj-starrer is an impressive and taut socio-political thriller

Manu Warrier’s directorial debut explores various facets of communal violence and raises deep...

11 Aug 2021 16:19 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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1956, Central Travancore review: A meditative exploration of the enchantment of stories

Don Palathara's anthropological film foregrounds the meaning and power of stories, exploring the...

06 Aug 2021 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Cinestaan Curates: Sha Sa Ha is an attempt at rebuilding and finding oneself through adversity

The docu-fiction emphasizes the need to find new ways of navigating an altered world....

23 Jul 2021 16:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Chuzhal review: This atmospheric suspense drama simmers with an uneasiness

Chuzhal is an engaging film that builds slowly towards a powerful climax that also delivers an...

22 Jul 2021 16:51 IST — Suyog Zore

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Cinestaan Curates: Examining isolation and patriarchy in Kallante Daivam

Devi PV’s short film is a clever critique of patriarchy woven in through religion, with a neat...

16 Jul 2021 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Maalik review: Predictable but rousing story of a patriarch’s rise and fall

Cut from the same cloth as Nayakan (1987) and Sarkar (2005), Fahadh Faasil’s Maalik isn't...

15 Jul 2021 13:56 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Sara's review: Anna Ben's film is a lighthearted take on societal expectations of women

The unconventional romantic comedy examines how pressure is put on young couples in matters marriage...

05 Jul 2021 17:32 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Cold Case review: Prithviraj Sukumaran's thriller is too silly to be taken seriously

Despite being set up as a police procedural and paranormal thriller, the film fails to make a solid...

30 Jun 2021 17:02 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Cinestaan Curates: Men At My Door is an unpredictable thriller that keeps you guessing

Vinay Krishnan’s Malayalam short stars Sudev Nair and Aswathi Menon....

18 Jun 2021 15:37 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Aarkkariyam review: Promising, slow-burning drama undone by often confusing, uneventful writing

Cinematographer-turned-director Sanu John Varughese's film has some interesting ideas but fails...

21 May 2021 15:29 IST — Suyog Zore

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Nizhal review: This moody atmospheric thriller fails to capitalize on a promising start

While the psychological thrller starring Kunchako Boban and Nayanthara has an interesting premise, S...

12 May 2021 22:24 IST — Suyog Zore

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The Priest review: Understated Mammootty elevates this derivative supernatural mystery film

Unfortunately, the thriller by first-time director Jofin T Chacko falls prey to the clichés...

15 Apr 2021 23:06 IST — Suyog Zore

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Joji review: Fahadh Faasil is terrific in this top-rate psychological thriller

Based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the film portrays the downfall of a family in the wake of an...

07 Apr 2021 13:16 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Irul review: A stylistic film that is high on aesthetics but lacks adequate substance

Despite capable performances by Darshana Rajendran, Soubin Shahir and Fahadh Faasil, the film is let...

06 Apr 2021 23:25 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam review: An interesting film that is old and new at the same time

This 87-minute single-take film starring Jitin Puthenchery and Rima Kallingal blurs the...

23 Mar 2021 23:44 IST — Vidyasree Bindu