Articles by Anna MM Vetticad
Jan 19, 2018
My Birthday Song movie review: Sanjay Suri is trapped in a clever concept gone dullThis birthday song goes flat too soon to sustain interest.
Jan 12, 2018
Kaalakaandi movie review: Saif Ali Khan is funny as hell but the film lacks fizzDespite Saif Ali Khan being in cracking form, Kaalakaandi lacks fizz and purpose.
Jan 02, 2018
Best Mollywood Films 2017: When stars took risks and experiments paid offThe Malayalam film industry a.k.a. Mollywood has done itself proud in the year gone by.
Dec 29, 2017
Best Bollywood Films 2017: When indies saved the day and the mainstream hit an all-time lowAnna Vetticad's pick of 2017’s best Bollywood films released in theatres is dominated by little indies.
Dec 25, 2017
Mayaanadhi movie review: Aishwarya Lekshmi, Tovino Thomas headline the romance of the year from MollywoodMayaanadhi is a befitting December release in a year that has witnessed some great works from Malayalam cinema.
Dec 22, 2017
Tiger Zinda Hai movie review: Salman, Katrina deliver fun with equal parts swag, silliness and schmaltzIf you can see Tiger Zinda Hai for what it is (a Bollywood masala film), you too may not mind its unabashed blend of swag, silliness and schmaltz.
Dec 15, 2017
Monsoon Shootout movie review: This Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer throws up interesting questionsMonsoon Shootout is a nicely engaging film with several morally compelling questions at its core.
Dec 08, 2017
Fukrey Returns movie review: This Richa Chadda, Varun Sharma starrer is funny but hollowFukrey Returns is funny but its gnawing hollowness is impossible to ignore. It may as well have been a stand-up comedy act headlined by Varun Sharma instead of a film.
Nov 29, 2017
Sexy Durga or S Durga? How the government’s reaction proves the very point the film makesDirector Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Malayalam film Sexy Durga is a searing condemnation of a society that places every woman on a pedestal as “mata” (mother) or “devi” (goddess) as long as she stays at home and remains pliable, conformist and opinionless
Nov 24, 2017
Kadvi Hawa movie review: Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey excel in this nuanced take on climate changeKadvi Hawa forces us to introspect because the storyteller give us no one in particular to hate. It is a bitter pill designed to compel us to look within.