Honey Bee 2.5 (2017) Malayalam Movie Review – Veeyen

Had it been as judicious in the selection of its fundamental plot line as it had been in the choice of its design, ‘Honey Bee 2.5’ could have worked wonders. As such, it remains a film that never fully explores the limits of its own absurdness and instead makes do with a crackpot try-out that leaves an underdone taste in your mouth.


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Bobby (2017) Malayalam Movie Review – Veeyen

Despite a premise that is loaded with possiblities that I’m sure most viewers would have taken to eagerly with a bit of inquisitiveness, ‘Bobby’ reaches nowhere near any of its triumphant predecessors. It lacks the tastefulness that could have done it tons of good, and instead strikes you as a dramatic overstatement on love that attempts to defy age constraints.

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Thrissivaperoor Kliptham (2017) Malayalam Movie Review – Veeyen

‘Thrissivaperoor Kliptham’ is a zigzagging account of petty gang warfare at Thrissur, which despite a distinguished ensemble of actors at its helm doesn’t get its act right. There is far too much going on here and yet far too little that actually matters, that makes it a film that often gets muffled by its own ambition.

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Varnyathil Aashanka (2017) Malayalam Movie Review – Veeyen

There are a few masterly strokes of the film maker that are on display in ‘Varnyathil Aashanka’ that point at how compelling a film it could actually have been. It’s a figure of speech that gets its act only partly right, and its hesitance to fully embrace its goofiness, renders it a much lesser movie than one anticipates it to be.

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Dosar (2006) Bengali Movie Short Review


A woman who walks into a hospital room starts airily talking of the flowers that  the guests leave behind, that eventually wilt and start letting off a musty fragrance. There is a dense weight that hangs on in the air, as she goes on and on even as those around her edgily shift around on their toes and try hard to concur with her through a nod, or an occasional smile.  Continue reading “Dosar (2006) Bengali Movie Short Review”