Ezra (Almost Got It)

Ezra, directed by Jay K and starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, is the latest in a line of Malayalam horror films trying to buck the trend of the old woman-in-white, Yakshi's revenge type of horror films of the past. It's an admirable attempt that succeeds, for the most part, in creating an atmospheric horror film. The story…

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Sicario (Beyond Good And Evil)

In a quiet part of Chandler, Arizona an FBI SWAT team bursts into a house to rescue hostages. A terse gunfight ensues and when the dust settles they make a startling discovery. There are no hostages there, but the house hides something more sinister. It's walls are full of corpses. Rotting corpses. It's enough to send…

Fireman (is not a superhero)

I... wha-Um... Why is this a good movie? No, really, this is a good movie. No, Not great - good. But wha-? Huh!? Okay let me back up a bit. I went in half expecting a cheap knock-off of The Towering Inferno but, came out thoroughly entertained! It's a competently made action film about a…

Haram

I can't review this film until I know what it's about. As it is, this is more an attempt to understand the film than a review of it. There is a lot to praise here. Vinod Sukumaran is a patient director. He has the confidence to just set the camera and let the actors act.…