Articles by Anna MM Vetticad
Sep 13, 2019
Dream Girl movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana & some excellent co-stars are funny despite bumpy writingAyushmann Khurrana is good as always in Dream Girl, especially while doing women's voices. His accents are not consistent though.
Sep 08, 2019
Ittymaani - Made In China movie review: Mohanlal starrer steeped in ageism ironically bats for the elderlyIttymaani: Made In China is the sort of film that does not have time for shades of grey in its characters.
Sep 07, 2019
Brother's Day movie review: Prithviraj Sukumaran does a less noisy version of MikhaelBrother's Day is about extreme violence that fails to evoke any empathy for the survivors because they are so sketchily written.
Sep 06, 2019
Chhichhore movie review: Sushant Singh Rajput ages, Shraddha Kapoor does not in a hotch-potch with a 3 Idiots hangoverIt is hard to believe Chhichhore has been brought to us by the same person who made Dangal.
Aug 25, 2019
Ambili movie review: Soubin Shahir's sweet earnestness diminishes over endless vacuous wanderingsThe appeal of the pre-interval portion of Ambili is its light touch - complemented by Vishnu Vijay's lively music.. Post-interval the film becomes ponderous and stretched.
Aug 10, 2019
Kalki movie review: Tovino Thomas's repugnant take on the violent, larger-than-life clichéd 'hero'Everyone in Kalki is relegated to the background as Tovino Thomas strides across the screen framed in stereotypical low-angle shots.
Aug 02, 2019
Khandaani Shafakhana movie review: Sonakshi Sinha is handed a lifeless sexual health clinicturning in a performance that is as thoughtful as it can possibly be considering the flimsiness of the writing on offer and the lack of confidence in debutant Shilpi Dasgupta's direction.
Jul 12, 2019
Super 30 movie review: Hrithik in brownface, patchy storytelling and a narrow take on caste dilute a gutsy themeSuper 30 comes across as a project that someone somewhere lost interest in at some point and then it all came apart.
Jul 04, 2019
Leila and the world of Aryavarta: The future is here and now, and it is scary as hellThe universality of Leila comes from several particulars it has drawn from reality.
Jun 16, 2019
Unda movie review: 2019 is The Year of Mammootty, this sweet-sad-funny ode to the Kerala Police seals the dealOne of the many engaging aspects of Unda is the way it has a bit of a laugh at our expense after setting us up to expect the sort of formulaic treatment that has come to be identified with Mammootty and Mohanlal films.