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Vesham – Review

February 6, 2006

We have lost count of how many All Sacrificing BrotherTM (ASB) movies we have seen, this must be Malayalees answer to Bollywoods Jai-Vijay twins separated at birth type of movies. And with the moderate success of Vesham, it seems that Malayalees still has appetite for these type of movies. Pappan(Innocent) was a porter in Calicut […]

Review Roundup: Lion

January 31, 2006

As predicted, the Lion is roaring. According to reports, this political-family entertainer is a big hit due to the unprecedented opening. Lion was also helped by the fact that the release of Balram vs Taradas has been moved to March. The music is by one of our favourite composers, Deepak Dev and he has really […]

Movie Review: Mambazhakkalam

January 19, 2006

The story of this movie is very simple. Puthenpurackal Chandran (Mohanlal) had a childhood flame Indira (Shobhana) and for various reasons could not marry her. He meets her after a long time and by then she is already married and has a child. Her husband, Dr. Raghuram, a drug addict was in jail for murder […]

Movie Review: Chanthupottu

January 13, 2006

Chandupottu is a simple tale. It’s about a boy who grows up in a small fishing village in the company of girls. He’s more at ease with girls than boys. After an incident involving him and another kid, his dad (played by Lal) ends up jail for murder. Radha (krishnan) is brought up by his […]

Bus Conductor : Review roundup

January 11, 2006

Bus Conductor put brakes to Mammootty’s dream run at the box office. The reviews and the reports suggest that this movie does not do anything great for the actor as well as the producer. After reading the reviews we feel that as a new year resolution Mammootty should promise himself that he will stay from […]

Movie Review: Pulival Kalyanam

January 10, 2006

Cast: Jayasurya, Kavya Madhavan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Lal, Salim Kumar , Harisri Ashokan Music : Berni Ignatius Director: Shafi When Jayasurya goes to borrow some money from the financier Manavalan (Salim Kumar), he (Salim Kumar) is seen wearing an Eastman color dress, dark glasses and talking as if he is in a drama. He points his […]

Tanmatra: Review Roundup

January 9, 2006

We had reported earlier that Mohanlal’s new film Tanmatra directed by Blessy is not doing that well. But most reviewers seem to agree that Mohanlal has given a wonderful performance. Paresh C. Palicha writes “Tanmatra” can also be credited with the rediscovery of actor Mohanlal, not just because his performance is sans any star aura […]