Ayaal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu : An in-depth analysis

Mohanlal starrer Ayaal Katha Ezhuthukayanu is an insightful movie. It mixes the frustrations, delusions, and perversions of mallu male, drops it in a  full jar of soda, gives us with fizz of BS. But be warned, it can burn your eyes. BUT, this is also a tragic story of Ramakrishnan, a middle class man without many ambitions, who gets lost in the devious plot of … Continue reading Ayaal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu : An in-depth analysis

Chandrolsavam – An in-depth analysis

In Malayalam cinema, there is no ordinary everyday love. It’s always the flawless protagonists falling in flawless love with some poetic adjectives thrown around. One such flawless (also, pointless) love story is Chandrolsavam. Now, first things first. Chandrolsavam is a movie which has no pretensions on the position of women in this society. This was early 2000s, and director Ranjith gave no flying fuck about … Continue reading Chandrolsavam – An in-depth analysis

Recreating 90s Malayalam movies – A (really serious) study

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, an estranged writer starts watching her favorite movies from the 90s. It’s a period where new-gen movies have begun to destory the moral fabric of society. The people have become selective (and not collective) of movies to watch. The big Ms have fallen, Gobi is found only in Pondicherry and vegetarian buffet, J.Ram is trying … Continue reading Recreating 90s Malayalam movies – A (really serious) study