June 2008

Kamal’s DASAVATHARAM – Review

By | 2010-08-15T17:53:39-05:00 June 19th, 2008|talkies|

Readers of the comic strip "Mayavi" in "Balarama" would remember the two nerd scientists - Lottulodukk and GulGulMal. They come up with these quirky gadgets for the evil likes of [...]

April 2008

Understanding poetry

By | 2008-04-25T12:19:40-05:00 April 25th, 2008|Poetry, talkies|

After Annan Thambi's laugh riot, well past midnight, Mr Prasad and me had the whole of Cocoa Tree dropping their laptops (are laptops mandatory in coffee shops?) and overhearing us. [...]

Innathe Chinthavishayam – Review

By | 2008-04-20T04:09:36-05:00 April 13th, 2008|talkies|

Mohanlal has a super Hit, finally. After a strange procession of blockbuster flops,"Innathe Chintavishayam" might just save the year for the actor. But sadly this has very little to do [...]

Mulla – Review

By | 2008-04-02T10:10:56-05:00 April 2nd, 2008|talkies|

Driving up and down the National Highway last week (some 800 kilometers), I would have used the “M” word a few hundred times (thanks to the road rash). I often [...]

March 2008

February 2008

Oscars 2008

By | 2008-02-25T09:57:13-05:00 February 25th, 2008|talkies|

Year after year, filmdom looks forward to one source for Oscar predictions. 2008 is no exception nor was 2007 Best picture: “No Country for Old Men” Best supporting actor: Javier [...]

Oscars 2008: Atonement – REVIEW

By | 2008-02-24T06:57:21-05:00 February 24th, 2008|talkies|

Cecilia Tallis: [in a letter] My darling, Briony found my address somehow and sent a letter. The first surprise was she didn't go up to Cambridge. She's doing nurses' training [...]

Mammooty slaps fan, know why?

By | 2008-02-17T12:06:58-05:00 February 16th, 2008|talkies|

YOUTUBE Link - Mammooty slaps fan Fine. Agreed. Mammooty slapped his fan. But whats your point? It so happens that Mammooty is one of the finest actors in India and [...]

Roudram – Review

By | 2008-02-11T03:54:52-05:00 February 7th, 2008|talkies|

Roudram does exactly what its expected to do. I've watched Ranji Panicker's Commissioner a couple 'o dozen times, same with King and even Bharat Chandran about six times in the [...]

January 2008