Mayaanadhi

Mayaanadhi

What is the movie about? :: A young man named John Mathews a.k.a. Mathan (Tovino Thomas), hailing from Perumbavoor, is in love with a girl from Kakkanad, Aparna Ravi a.k.a. Appu (Aishwarya Lekshmi) who studied as his junior at the engineering college outside the state, both not gaining much from the professional course. Mathan gets … Continue reading

Ballerina

Ballerina

Vampire Owl: I thought that this movie was called Leap!. Vampire Bat: Yes, but the original name of the flick is Ballerina. Vampire Owl: It was the cooler name – they should have kept it. Leap could be part of rather too many things. Vampire Bat: Yes, Ballerina is the name that suits the flick, … Continue reading

Rock Dog

Rock Dog

Vampire Owl: Do you think that this dog is as emotional as a rock? Vampire Bat: If it was so, the same wouldn’t have been part of an animated movie. Vampire Owl: Okay, so the dog is as strong as a rock. Vampire Bat: This is not really a supernatural movie. So leave that out … Continue reading

Let Her Out

Let Her Out

Vampire Owl: I remember having said this at the other world to save Lady Death‘s evil twin sister. Vampire Bat: What? You mean to say that she used to be a damsel in distress? Vampire Owl: Yes, she was in hell’s prison for pouring water into hellfire. Vampire Bat: So, it is true that she … Continue reading

Descent into Darkness

Descent into Darkness

Vampire Owl: Do you remember the famous quote which has been very much applicable to us? Vampire Bat: There has been more than one of them that applied to us. Vampire Owl: I am talking about the one which was regularly referred to, during our first few classes for vampire apprentices. Vampire Bat: You are … Continue reading

Tell Me How I Die

Tell Me How I Die

Vampire Owl: This looks more like one of those “death-star” experiments from Doctor Frankenstein. Vampire Bat: Well, he doesn’t work with the humans anymore, and so this can’t be his work. Vampire Owl: I never understand what he meant by “death-star” though. Isn’t that a Star Wars thing? Vampire Bat: Well, he is the star … Continue reading

Paippinchuvattile Pranayam

Paippinchuvattile Pranayam

What is the movie about? :: Very close to the city, but still, very far away from the urban setting, there is the small island which is known by the name Pandarathuruthu, and the first half of that name itself is enough to know how that place is considered to be, by not just the … Continue reading

Punyalan Pvt Ltd

Punyalan Pvt Ltd

What is the movie about? :: Joy Thakkolkkaran (Jayasurya) was going through a good run with his business of Punyalan Agarbathis, until a series of misfortunes strikes his life, beginning with the death of his wife Anu Joy (Nyla Usha) due to complications related to delivery. It is soon followed by the bank sequestrating his … Continue reading

Justice League

Justice League

What is the movie about? :: After the events of Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice during which, Doomsday (Robin Atkin Downes), a genetically engineered monstrous creature created using Kryptonian technology killed Superman (Henry Cavill), there is chaos around, and the world is not as safe as it used to be. There is an increase … Continue reading

Qarib Qarib Singlle

Qarib Qarib Singlle

What is the movie about? :: Jaya Sashidharan (Parvathy), a Keralite based in the city of Mumbai, spends her time alone, both at home and at office, as she has only a few friends, and has been a widow for about ten years. After so many years of lone life, and not listening to anyone … Continue reading

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

What is the movie about? :: Two years have passed after the Battle of Sokovia which happened in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has allowed himself to be imprisoned by the fire demon Surtur (Clancy Brown) in his dark lair. The demon warns him about what is to happen to Asgard in … Continue reading

Villain

Villain

What is the movie about? :: Mathew K Manjooran (Mohanlal) is the ADGP in the city who has been out of action for about six months following a road accident which lead to the death of his wife and only child. He is looking forward to take voluntary retirement from service on the day on … Continue reading

The Last Witch

The Last Witch

Background to the movie :: We are no strangers to the tales about witch hunts, and most of us have read about similar incidents all around the world, especially Salem witch trials which had presence in movies like The Lords of Salem and The Conjuring – we even remember a television series with the name … Continue reading

Adhura

Adhura

Vampire Owl: It has been long enough since you reviewed a short-film. Vampire Bat: I would say that the frequency of movie reviews at Movies of the Soul has decreased overall, and it is not just with the shorter versions. Vampire Owl: I have found you to be too far away from cinema these days … Continue reading

Lavakusha

Lavakusha

What is the movie about? :: Two jobless youngsters who would later be addressed as Lavan (Neeraj Madhav) and Kushan (Aju Varghese), meets in Chennai city, and becomes very good friends. The problems that both of them face, are almost the same, and after being kicked out of their place for not paying the rent, … Continue reading