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Stop Violence - Prithviraj as Satan, for me as mindblowing as Colin Firth playing a gangster

Can you review a movie when you watched it without subs and didn’t understand a single word?  (OK, I’ve watched enough Malayalam movies that I know illa means “no”, but that’s basically all I can get.) 908 more words

Indian Cinema

Thenmavin Kombath - My first Mohanlal Malayalam film!

I absolutely adored the romance in the classic 1994 Malayalam film Thenmavin Kombath (At the Top of Sweet Mango Tree).  It was my very first Mohanlal film, and came highly recommended by… 459 more words

Action Hero Biju - Nivin Pauly is excellent in a complex portrait of a policeman

Action Hero Biju’s title leads you to think that it’s a cartoon type cop story, maybe something over the top like Singham.  What it is, is really a surprise — a complex story of what it would really feel like to ride along with Sub-Inspector Biju Palouse throughout his day.   622 more words

Ayalum Njanum Thammil - Prithviraj in the story of a young doctor and his mentor

Ayalum Njanum Thammil (Between Him and Me) is a 2012 Malayalam film starring Prithviraj as a young doctor and the relationship he has with his mentor and teacher.   641 more words


A Video Essay in 3 Chapters on Govindan Aravindan’s 1979 film Kumatty (The Bogeyman, India)  – Nature | Topography | Magic

This new video essay looks at a few of the aesthetic and thematic ideas in the work of Aravindan’s… 312 more words

Indian CInema

0-41*: Trailer

Written and directed by Senna Hegde,0-41* is a docu styled indie Malayalam film that has been the festival rounds for a while now.  Based around the game of Volleyball 0-41* offers an in-depth and honest look at the rural way of life in India.  177 more words


Fall In Love With Someone Who wants You..!

Fall in love with someone who wants you, who waits for you. Who understands you even in the madness; someone who helps you, and guides yo… 54 more words