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Papanasam: Cinematic Brilliance with Simplicity

Papanasam : Movie Review


Remakes have always been a regular feature in Indian cinema, since ages. Typically, re-doing a fairly successful film into other regional languages is considered as a safe bet for film makers, since it requires less effort in terms of re-writing the screenplay vis-a-vis developing a completely original one. 648 more words


Sound storytelling

There’s a whole lot of love going on for team Premam. The hit film’s young sound designers Vishnu Govind and Sree Sankar of Sound Factor, who’ve quietly been making all the right noises in Malayalam and Tamil cinema of late, are right there in the midst of it all, sharing the love and, in turn, loving each byte of its success. 15 more words

NIZHALKUTHU / SHADOW KILL (Dir. Adoor Gopalakrishnan, 2002, India)

Grimness evades the essence of this quasi-horror film recalling the disquieting ugliness caught wholly in Kieslowski’s A Short film about Killing, a haunting tale about the dreads of capital punishment. 194 more words

Indian CInema

1983 (Dir. Abrid Shine, 2014, India)

1983 begins with a montage revelling India’s 1983 world cup victory at Lords, a visible moment in Indian postcolonial history, imbuing the 1983 team with an inimitable political symbolism that remains seminal for Indian cricket fans. 406 more words

Indian CInema

Female Characters in Premam

Premam (Love) is the new Malayalam film which has hit the marquee and is receiving both critical and box office acclaim. Premam chronicles the life of  George David ( Nivin Pauly) whose quest for love sometimes results in funny incidents, sometimes tragic and finally finds love.Premam belongs to 3 female characters as much as it belongs to the character of George in the film, The film would have not been endearing without these female characters.  829 more words

Regional Tadka

Malayalam Movie 'Lavender' (2015) and South Korean Movie 'Daisy' (2006): Similar or Not?

Thanks to a tweet from Aniruddha Chatterjee we happened to stumble across the trailers of 2 films-the first one being an upcoming Malayalam multistarrer- Lavender… 204 more words


15 Malayalam Movies which I want the World to Watch (Suspense Thrillers)

**Spoilers all over**

15)Detective (2007)

The cult director Jeethu Joseph stepped into Malayalam film industry with this fantastic low – budget movie. Suresh Gopi plays double role in this movie – as a politician and as a detective.The story revolves around the murder of the “politician” Suresh Gopi’s wife.If you are yet to watch this movie,don’t waste time;watch it right now.The suspense is so freaking awesome that you would scream out of astonishment. 1,120 more words

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