Maniyarayile Ashokan – An Illustrated Review

There are only spoilers. I have no other intention. Introducing the winner of this year’s Karshakasree Award, Maniyarile Ashokan. The film, starring Jacob Gregory, is about a man who is rejected by various women in his life, finds kink in a banana plant. It’s basically a kinky 90s Sreenivasan film. Ashokan is a handsome young guy, of average (mallu)height, and brown skin – your run-of-the-mill … Continue reading Maniyarayile Ashokan – An Illustrated Review

Into the atomic levels of Thanmathra

Thanmathra is beautifully narrated film where every sound, word, object, and movement is created to communicate with the audience. For someone like Rameshan Nair(Mohanlal), who took pride in his talent to memorise everything, memory was his super power. It forms a huge part of his identity that when he realises his memory is slipping away from his control, he is broken – although the feeling … Continue reading Into the atomic levels of Thanmathra