Z for Zachariah (2015) English Movie Short Review

Craig Zobel’s film ‘Z for Zachariah’ set in a post-apocalypse world has Ann Burden (Margot Robbie) idling away her days on a farmstead, that has for some strange reason filtered away the radiation. She isn’t sure if there are some other survivors out there in the world, until she is joined by a haggard looking John Loomis (Chiwetel Ejiofor) one fine day, and Caleb (Chris Pine), a few days later.


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XX (2017) English Film Short Review

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‘XX’ is a horror omnibus film with a tagline that goes ‘four deadly tales directed by four killer women’. Women film makers Roxanne Benjamin, Annie Clark, Karyn Kusama and Jovanka Vuckovi, direct four films entitled ‘Don’t Fall’, ‘The Birthday Party’, ‘Her Only Living Son’ and ‘The Box’ respectively, while Sofia Carrilo frames the anthology in stop motion animated segments. Continue reading “XX (2017) English Film Short Review”

Adventures of Omanakuttan (2017) Malayalam Movie Review by Veeyen

Rohith VS in his debut film ‘Adventures of Omanakuttan’ tries his best to shift away from a prosaic narrative, but his earnest efforts are quashed by a script that runs a bit too long, and gets a bit too weary after a while. Flaunting sparks of a promising film maker every once in a while, it’s a movie that places its entire gamble on an innovative plot device, and partially wins.

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Ramante Eden Thottam (2017) Malayalam Movie Review by Veeyen

The feminist ideologies that ‘Raamante Eden Thottam’ puts to the fore accentuate that life for a woman lies further beyond the restrictive realms of a despondent marriage. There is a fierce sense of gravity that shrouds the smile on Malini’s face as she steadily walks towards the camera in the final scene; and it is probably this bright moment that would make us overlook all those detracting blotches that had marked her long journey.

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