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Naradan movie review: Tovino Thomas, Anna Ben land a slap on the face of India’s fake-news-peddling media
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Naradan movie review: Tovino Thomas, Anna Ben land a slap on the face of India’s fake-news-peddling media

Naradan is an enormously significant, thought-provoking film, and Tovino Thomas' performance as a high-profile news anchor is a tour de force.

Vaanku movie review: Under-par filmmaking undermines a special story of a young woman who wants to recite the azaan
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Vaanku movie review: Under-par filmmaking undermines a special story of a young woman who wants to recite the azaan

The over-arching issue with Vaanku is the shallow characterisation of the female lead.

Marconi Mathai movie review: Why oh why are Vijay Sethupathi and Jayaram in this ridiculous ode to marriage?
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Marconi Mathai movie review: Why oh why are Vijay Sethupathi and Jayaram in this ridiculous ode to marriage?

Marconi Mathai has the air of being a film that thinks it is addressing crucial existential questions. Let me assure you, Mr Kalathil, it is not.

Kerala tribal man beaten to death after being accused of theft; mob posts visuals on social media
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Kerala tribal man beaten to death after being accused of theft; mob posts visuals on social media

A 27-year-old tribal youth said to be "not of sound mind" was beaten to death in Kerala by a lynch mob which had accused him of theft