Avatharam: Sneak Peek

Veteran Malayalam director Joshiy has been a bad run of late with back to back flops,Lokpal (2013) and Salaam Kashmir (2014). He now returns with one of his favorite heroes,Dileep in Avatharam. Produced by Udayakrishna and Sibi K Thomas, the film is written by Vyasan Edavanakkad and sees Lakshmi Menon return back to Malayalam Cinema after…

Sunday Watch: Follow That Star (Big B Docu Film)

Nasreen Munni Kabir is a reputed writer and documentary filmmaker popular for books on cinema like Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema and documentaries like Inner and Outer World of  Shah Rukh Khan. However, her 1989 documentary film on Amitabh Bachchan, Follow That Star, is not well known. It is a fine profile of arguably the biggest ever star of…

Sathuranga Vettai Movie Review: Appealing Con Caper

Heist/ caper movies as in films which showcase in detail one or more crimes (especially thefts, swindles, or occasionally kidnappings) perpetrated by the main character/s with less focus on the actions of police or detectives attempting to prevent or solve the crimes are a rarity in Indian cinema. Sometimes even when they do appear, they pale out…