Articles by Anna MM Vetticad
Apr 20, 2018
Nanu Ki Jaanu movie review: Abhay Deol is uninspired at best in this loosely handled, low-IQ messNanu Ki Jaanu is unsure of what it wants to be, the team lacks the ability to make it everything they want it to be, and the film therefore ends up flailing its arms all over the place.
Apr 13, 2018
October movie review: Varun Dhawan’s innocent charm sits well with this sweet-sad-funny filmOctober is not a film in a hurry, its pace entirely mirroring the painstaking healing process that Shiuli goes through.
Mar 30, 2018
Baaghi 2 movie review: Tiger Shroff pounds his way through a marginally suspenseful, largely robotic filmYoung Tiger Shroff is just one of many passionless ingredients in this passionless film. Baaghi 2 is an all-out insipid affair.
Mar 18, 2018
Poomaram movie review: Abrid Shine shines a light on college life in a reality-show-style filmAbrid Shine's Poomaram is a delightfully experimental, contemplative college saga, far removed from the clichés, the ugly misogyny and loudness
Mar 17, 2018
Ira movie review: This Unni Mukundan, Gokul Suresh starrer is a lesson in how not to do a thrillerWhen the climax comes, you realise that the very cornerstone of the whodunnit called Ira is a writing gaffe.
Mar 09, 2018
3 Storeys movie review: Renuka Shahane and her lovely co-stars shine a light on simple twists of fateIt would help if you do not know what the finale in each short carries, but even if you do, there is considerable enjoyment to be derived from 3 Storeys.
Feb 17, 2018
Captain movie review: Jayasurya's invested performance is the saving grace of this plodding sports biopicIn Captain, the insufferable use of music – mournful and theatrically celebratory by turns – might have become intolerable if it were not for Jayasurya’s presence.
Feb 16, 2018
Aiyaary movie review: Sidharth Malhotra is pretty and Manoj Bajpayee earnest in this blast of hot airPace and bluster cannot compensate for lack of substance in Aiyaary. This wannabe James Bond flick is nothing but a blast of hot air.
Feb 12, 2018
Rosapoo movie review: Biju Menon shows poor judgement in taking this road to nowhereThe best of actors need solid writing on which to rest their talents, and after a while it becomes clear that this ingredient is missing in Rosapoo.
Feb 11, 2018
Aami movie review: Manju Warrier holds attention in an often engaging but too often risk-averse biopicBased on the life of Kamala Das, Aami has a thoughtful, engaging tone but it is too risk-averse to be as captivating as the woman whose story it tells