Joju George

Nayattu: When Ruthless Practicality Becomes The Norm

Martin Prakkat and Shahi Kabir's Nayattu is a road movie with an undertone of unsettling tension and grey morality

Malik: About And Against Oppression, Both Systemic And Systematic

Even though the film is an understated version of the benevolent crime lord's rise and fall, the overall treatment and…

Malik: When Power, Politics And Relationships Intersect

Malik is more than just an epic crime film. It is a story of friendships turned sour, of greed and…

Review Of Malik, On Amazon Prime Video: A Rewarding Gangster Saga And A Fresh Update On Both Nayakan and Godfather

Even minor characters have a way of coming back later on to show us their impact and place. And that’s…

Malik, On Amazon Prime Video, Examines The Tragic Interplay Of Religion And Violence

Fahadh Faasil combines delicate melancholy with majesty and becomes, in every way, a malik

I Want To Play A Boy Next Door Or Do A Film Like DDLJ: Fahadh Faasil

“After Trance, I wanted to unlearn and do something new, and that’s when Malik happened,’ says the actor.

Malik Trailer Talk: A Peek Into The Beginnings Of Fahadh Faasil’s Sulaiman, Savior Of The People

Directed by Mahesh Narayanan, starring Fahadh Faasil, Nimisha Sajayan and Joju George, and produced by Anto Joseph Film Company, Malik…

Aanum Pennum, On Amazon Prime Video, Feels Like A Collection Of Snapshots That Aren’t About Anything Specific

The anthology is made up of stories about strong women set in three different time periods.

Aanum Pennum, On Amazon Prime Video, Tells The One Timeless Story Of Man And Woman In Three Organically-Linked Chapters

What holds each chapter and the anthology together is the focussed exploration of the most fundamental, timeless parts of what…

Karthik Subbaraj On The Ideas Behind Jagame Thandhiram

“Gangster films, somehow, become about immigration,” says the director.

Jagame Thandhiram, On Netflix, Is A Flamboyant But Generic Drama About An Important Issue

This should have been Suruli’s coming-of-age story, about him wrapping his head around the refugee crisis.

Review Of Jagame Thandhiram, Out On Netflix: Karthik Subbaraj’s Guy Ritchie Swagger Cannot Save This Ambitious, Messy Dark Comedy

The film’s righteous self-importance just does not fit into the world it tries to build for itself.