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Aladdin

Aladdin

What is the movie about? :: Aladdin (Mena Massoud) is a young man living in the streets of Agrabah with his pet monkey, with no parents and no idea about family. He is considered as a petty thief living in the streets, stealing one thing or the other to keep going, and his monkey is … Continue reading

The Mummy

The Mummy

Vampire Owl: It seems that finally the mummy has scope to be a real mummy. Vampire Bat: What are you referring to, here? Vampire Owl: Usually in the movies, the mummies are men, and so the mummy is usually a daddy. Vampire Bat: And you are talking like a dummy, for which there is no … Continue reading

Force II

Force II

Vampire Owl :: Do you know how long we have waited for a sequel here? Vampire Bat :: Five years. Just have a look at IMDb. Vampire Owl :: Why do we have to wait so long? Don’t we deserve the sequels much earlier? Vampire Bat :: I agree. They tend to make it bad … Continue reading

Te3n

Te3n

Vampire Owl :: Remakes and remakes – this trend is going on and on… Vampire Bat :: This one is an official remake though, with the copyrights for the movie officially purchased from the South Korean thriller Montage, as mentioned. Vampire Owl :: I would give extra points for that. What I really don’t like … Continue reading

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Vampire Owl :: I will miss Chris Evans and Jessica Alba while watching this new version. Vampire Bat :: Chris Evans is Captain America. You won’t miss him. If he returns as the Human Torch, you will miss the Captain a lot more and might even make the decision to skip Marvel forever. Vampire Owl … Continue reading

Brothers

Brothers

Vampire Owl :: But wasn’t the original called Warrior? Vampire Bat :: Yes, but this is called Brothers. Family sells more than the others in Bollywood. So, having it in the title itself is a positive to bring the audience. Vampire Owl :: So, tell me about the original. Vampire Bat :: But I haven’t … Continue reading

Drishyam

Drishyam

Vampire Owl :: So, we are now going to complete watching a trilogy of Drishyam(s). Vampire Bat :: Yes, even though there are a total of five Drishyam(s) with only two movies having exactly that name and only four movies having similarities to that name. Vampire Owl :: I was simply making a simple statement … Continue reading

Papanasam

Papanasam

Vampire Owl :: We have missed two remakes of Drishyam and might miss another one after watching this movie. Vampire Bat :: Yes, if and only if there are no more remakes of the same movie. Vampire Owl :: I don’t think that there will be another remake as the Bollywood version is coming this … Continue reading

Specials: Remake Saga

Specials: Remake Saga

*With two of the four remakes of Drishyam still pending and scheduled to release next month, I take this opportunity to remember a few of the Hindi movies which were remakes from Malayalam, with most of the better known ones from Priyadarshan. So, as we wait for the release of the much awaited movie remakes … Continue reading