Tagged with P. Balachandran

Vimaanam

Vimaanam

What is the movie about? :: Venkateswaran a.k.a. Venkidi (Prithviraj Sukumaran), a man with hearing problems, is the latest recipient of Padma Bhushan for his grand achievements in the field of Aeronautics. But it turns out that he has a past which is deeply set in emotions. As he travels back to his hometown in … Continue reading

C/O Saira Banu

C/O Saira Banu

What is the movie about? :: Saira Banu (Manju Warrier) is a post woman who lives for her adopted son, Joshua Peter (Shane Nigam). Joshua is the son of a photographer who went missing in the forest and was declared dead long time ago, and this particular award winning photographer, Peter George (Mohanlal – voice … Continue reading

Kammattipaadam

Kammattipaadam

Vampire Owl :: Did you hear that the kids at Kammattipaadam can stop not just the buses, but also the trains? Vampire Bat :: Yes, I have heard about it. The same is a dialogue spoken by Dulquer Salmaan. Vampire Owl :: We should hire a few of them then. Our zombie minions don’t even … Continue reading

Kismath

Kismath

What is the movie about? :: The movie tells the love story of Irfan (Shane Nigam) and Anita (Shruthy Menon) in the coastal town of Ponnani, in the district of Malappuram. Irfan is a twenty three year old Muslim boy from a rich and influential family that has big businesses running in the town, and … Continue reading

Charlie

Charlie

What is the movie about? :: The titular person, Charlie (Dulquer Salmaan) is a character who is compared to many things, a djinn and the wind being just a few of them. Some people call him a mad man and someone who is completely out of his mind. He comes to the lives of people … Continue reading

Chapter 32 Verse 23

Chapter 32 Verse 23

***Full title in Malayalam: 32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam. Translated into English for convenience because of the length. Vampire Owl :: I thought that you were going to watch something else. Vampire Bat :: Yes, but I decided to promote Malayalam movies which are getting caught in the web of the movies in other languages. It … Continue reading

Angry Babies

Angry Babies

Vampire Bat :: Did you just say Angry Birds at the ticket counter? Vampire Owl :: Yes, but he heard Angry Babies. Vampire Bat :: How can you be so sure? Vampire Owl :: Because he gave me tickets. Angry Babies sounds dumb. I am not going to say that with Angry Birds in my … Continue reading

Mr. Fraud

Mr. Fraud

The Heist Stuff :: The heist movies have always managed to keep us interested (the Bollywood ones not included), and among them, I would rate The Italian Job as the best, followed by many others, including Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, along with Tower Heist and The Art of the Steal, even Fast … Continue reading

Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal

Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal

Vampire Owl [Looking at the Son of God poster] : Mosa, horse, fish, sea…is this a Biblical story? Vampire Bat: It is not Moses’ Malayalam version, it is Mosa…”Sa” as in Salman Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly. The Son of God poster is from last week, it doesn’t show at the theatres any more. … Continue reading

Law Point

Law Point

That point to be noted :: There are some movies which come silently and go unnoticed. This was going to be the case of Law Point as it didn’t release in a good number of local theatres where even The Amazing Spider-Man 2 released, and that comes as a big surprise considering the fact that … Continue reading

Nadan

Nadan

A Flashback :: Nadan comes from Kamal who had a great beginning to 2013 with the movie Celluloid which was the biopic of J.C Daniel, the father of Malayalam Cinema. It received seven Kerala State Film Awards including the award for Best Film and Best Actor (Prithviraj Sukumaran) and the National Film Award for Best … Continue reading

God’s Own Cleetus

God’s Own Cleetus

I have taken the liberty to anglicize Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus into God’s Own Cleetus just like how Daivathinte Swantham Naadu becomes God’s Own Country. No, this is not that much of a lovable character to be baptised twice, but it is the effort of the actor behind the character and the way in which he … Continue reading