Movie Reviews https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews.rss 🎥 Movie Reviews • Critique Reviews • Audience Reviews • Malayalam Films • Tamil Movies • Hindi Cinema • English Films • Entertainment • Onmanorama en Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:04:23 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html Sufiyum Sujathayum review: A mystical tale lost in transition Sufiyum Sujathayum is the first Malayalam movie to be released exclusively on an OTT platform, reflecting the challenges posed by the Covid outbreak. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/07/03/sufiyum-sujathayum-malayalam-movie-review-aditi-rao-jayasurya-vijay-babu.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/07/03/sufiyum-sujathayum-malayalam-movie-review-aditi-rao-jayasurya-vijay-babu.html Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:10:21 GMT Movie Review: Keerthy Suresh’s Penguin is a thrilling tribute to motherhood Penguin starts with an old statue of ‘Mother of Nature’ and it sums up the movie's holistic theme in that first frame itself -- Motherhood. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/19/penguin-movie-keerthy-suresh-review.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/19/penguin-movie-keerthy-suresh-review.html Sun, 21 Jun 2020 13:41:59 GMT Gulabo Sitabo review: Amitabh-Ayushmann offer light-hearted satire amid constant bickering The title of the film too has been inspired by two constantly fighting puppets- Gulabo and Sitabo. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/12/gulabo-sitabo-movie-review-amitabh-ayushmann-light-hearted-satire.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/12/gulabo-sitabo-movie-review-amitabh-ayushmann-light-hearted-satire.html Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:24:30 GMT 'Choked' review: Anurag Kashyap movie is compelling, but ends clumsily Written by Nihit Bhave and directed by Anurag Kashyap, the plot of the film sets off from the month of October 2016. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/05/choked-netflix-movie-review-compelling-ends-clumsy.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/06/05/choked-netflix-movie-review-compelling-ends-clumsy.html Fri, 12 Jun 2020 02:35:09 GMT Ponmagal Vandhal review: A sincere approach, but marred by cluttered writing Keep aside a few bumps of the courtroom thriller, films like 'Ponmagal Vandhal' are more than welcome for the message they send out in the digital era we are living in. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/05/29/ponmagal-vandhal-sincere-approach-marred-cluttered-writing.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/05/29/ponmagal-vandhal-sincere-approach-marred-cluttered-writing.html Fri, 12 Jun 2020 02:31:23 GMT Kappela movie review: A compelling narrative with outstanding performances Kappela is a refreshingly relevant statement and belongs among the sweet, simple movies of Malayalam. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/03/06/kappela-malayalam-movie-review-rating-anna-ben-musthafa.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/03/06/kappela-malayalam-movie-review-rating-anna-ben-musthafa.html Sat, 07 Mar 2020 03:28:38 GMT Kozhipporu review: This hen story gives audience a goose egg The plot, centred around two neighborhood families and a hen, is too short for a full-length feature film. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/03/06/kozhiporu-review-malayalam-movie.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/03/06/kozhiporu-review-malayalam-movie.html Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:53:53 GMT KKK movie review: Dulquer-starrer packs romance, robbery & revenge Though there have been several heist movies in the past, this film has thrown in some interesting elements to the hi-tech robbery. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/28/kannum-kannum-kollaiyadithaal-kkk-movie-review-dulquer.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/28/kannum-kannum-kollaiyadithaal-kkk-movie-review-dulquer.html Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:57:16 GMT Forensic movie review: Fresh take on 'science' of a crime thriller The movie revolves around an official of the forensic department who, with his aptitude and intelligence, investigates the crimes of a serial killer. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/28/forensic-movie-review-narrative-banks-science-thriller.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/28/forensic-movie-review-narrative-banks-science-thriller.html Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:58:04 GMT Trance movie review: Fahadh and Faith star in a vibrant canvas Trance assumes innumerable twists and turns in the second half. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/19/trance-movie-review-fahadh-faasil-nazriya-anwar-rasheed-updates-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/19/trance-movie-review-fahadh-faasil-nazriya-anwar-rasheed-updates-rating.html Fri, 21 Feb 2020 02:11:32 GMT Ayyapanum Koshiyum review: Layered take on a routine conflict It turns out to be an edge-of-seat affair as the plot progresses with sinful revenge, attacks, and counters. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/08/ayyappanum-koshiyum-malayalam-movie-review.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/08/ayyappanum-koshiyum-malayalam-movie-review.html Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:25:42 GMT Varane Avashyamund review: Anoop Sathyan, Dulquer revisit their roots Varane Avashyamund is a clean family entertainer. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/07/varane-avashyamund-movie-review-rating-dulquer-suresh-gopi-shobhana.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/07/varane-avashyamund-movie-review-rating-dulquer-suresh-gopi-shobhana.html Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:23:50 GMT Gauthamante Radham review: Neeraj Madhav is charming in a familial story Neeraj Madhav, who makes his comeback to Malayalam after a break, shines as Gauthaman. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/01/gauthamante-radham-movie-review-neeraj-madhav.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/01/gauthamante-radham-movie-review-neeraj-madhav.html Sun, 09 Feb 2020 01:45:32 GMT Mariyam Vannu Vilakkoothi review: An entertainer that is high on comedy The unique narrative technique adopted by debutante director Jenith Kachappilly plays a major role in making this movie an absolute delight to watch. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/01/mariyam-vannu-vilakkoothi-movie-review-comedy-entertainer.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/02/01/mariyam-vannu-vilakkoothi-movie-review-comedy-entertainer.html Sat, 01 Feb 2020 06:23:25 GMT In satirical thriller 'Parasite', Bong Joon-ho unfolds class divide splendidly A gloomy conversation between a father and son whose lives are affected by a sudden twist of fate overnight captures the very essence of the 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/31/parasite-korean-movie-review-analysis.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/31/parasite-korean-movie-review-analysis.html Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:39:20 GMT Anveshanam movie review: A visceral thriller, thanks to performances of Jayasurya and co Anveshanam movie revolves around Aravind (Jayasurya) and his family comprising of two kids. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/31/anweshnam-movie-review-jayasurya.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/31/anweshnam-movie-review-jayasurya.html Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:39:56 GMT The Kung Fu Master review: A revenge drama The Kung Fu Master seems to have been triggered by the director's passion to unleash a martial arts thriller. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/24/the-kung-fu-master-malayalam-movie-review-abrid-shine-neeta-pillai.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/24/the-kung-fu-master-malayalam-movie-review-abrid-shine-neeta-pillai.html Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:11:27 GMT Shylock movie review: A complete Mammootty show Mammootty plays Boss, a ruthless moneylender, who is into film financing. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/23/mammootty-shylock-movie-review-meena-ajai-rating-updates.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/23/mammootty-shylock-movie-review-meena-ajai-rating-updates.html Mon, 27 Jan 2020 04:51:44 GMT Al Mallu movie review: A simple film with a relevant message Al Mallu starring Namitha Pramod in the lead role narrates the struggles and aspirations of young Malayali expatriates. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/21/al-mallu-movie-review-namitha-pramod-miya-malayalam.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/21/al-mallu-movie-review-namitha-pramod-miya-malayalam.html Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:35:00 GMT Big Brother movie review: Mohanlal written all over it Big Brother movie marks Mohanlal's third collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Siddique. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/15/mohanlal-big-brother-movie-review-rating-malayalam-siddique.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/15/mohanlal-big-brother-movie-review-rating-malayalam-siddique.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:33:45 GMT Anjaam Pathiraa review: A crafty thriller from Kunchacko & Co Kunchacko plays Anwar Hussain who gets entangled in a case. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/10/anjaam-pathiraa-review-kunchacko-boban-midhun-manuel-crime-thriller.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/10/anjaam-pathiraa-review-kunchacko-boban-midhun-manuel-crime-thriller.html Sat, 11 Jan 2020 02:53:48 GMT Darbar movie review: A power-packed Rajinikanth show The film marks Rajinikanth's first collaboration with AR Murugadoss. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/08/rajinikanth-darbar-movie-review-rating-nayanthara-murugadoss.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/08/rajinikanth-darbar-movie-review-rating-nayanthara-murugadoss.html Thu, 09 Jan 2020 12:30:22 GMT Rakshit Shetty does it again: Avan Sreemannarayana an incredible watch The well crafted screenplay constantly poses questions and riddles for the audience, making the movie incredibly engaging. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/05/avan-sreemannarayana-movie-review.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/05/avan-sreemannarayana-movie-review.html Sun, 05 Jan 2020 10:00:29 GMT Dhamaka movie review: A fun movie with a message Dhamaka deals with the life of the youngsters after their education. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/03/dhamaka-movie-review-omar-lulu-nikki-arun-mukesh-urvashi.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2020/01/03/dhamaka-movie-review-omar-lulu-nikki-arun-mukesh-urvashi.html Fri, 03 Jan 2020 06:55:59 GMT IP Man & Bruce Lee strike again IP Man 4: The Finale is all about IP Man's visit to San Francisco accepting the invitation of Bruce Lee to participate in a martial arts tournament. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/31/ip-man-bruce-lee-strike-again-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/31/ip-man-bruce-lee-strike-again-review-rating.html Tue, 31 Dec 2019 07:20:28 GMT My Santa is a feel good entertainer that draws families The interesting cameos by actors Shine Tom Chacko, Anaswara Rajan and Aju Varghese add strength to the plot. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/28/my-santa-dileep-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/28/my-santa-dileep-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 28 Dec 2019 08:46:03 GMT Thrissur Pooram movie review: A celebration of mass action and love from Jayasurya Jayasurya has made his perfect transformation as the mass hero of this action thriller. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/22/thrissur-pooram-movie-review-jayasurya-ratheesh-vaga-vijay-babu.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/22/thrissur-pooram-movie-review-jayasurya-ratheesh-vaga-vijay-babu.html Sun, 22 Dec 2019 05:07:32 GMT Driving License movie review: An interesting ride from Prithvi-Suraj Driving License is an engaging movie that also lays bare the world of cinema. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/21/driving-license-movie-review-prithviraj-suraj-jean-paul.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/21/driving-license-movie-review-prithviraj-suraj-jean-paul.html Sat, 21 Dec 2019 09:29:10 GMT Manju Warrier's 'Prathi Poovankozhi' review: Telling it point-blank A simple story line, effervescence of the lead character played by Manju Warrier, Alencier's modest portrayal of his character and jolly good ride by Roshan Andrews as a fierce, captivating suspense and grimy bad guy makes the first half of Prathi Poovankozhi engaging. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/20/prathi-poovan-kozhi-manju-warrier-rosshan-andrrews-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/20/prathi-poovan-kozhi-manju-warrier-rosshan-andrrews-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 21 Dec 2019 09:33:19 GMT Valiyaperunnal movie review: Shane Nigam shines in this beautifully-crafted film The realistic and raw approach make Valiyaperunnal as if you are-watching-life-as-it-happens narrative. Writers Dimal Dennis and Thasreeq Abdul Salam offers an extremely engaging visualisation from beginning till the end. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/20/valiyaperunnal-movie-review-shane-nigam-himika-bose-dimal-dennis-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/20/valiyaperunnal-movie-review-shane-nigam-himika-bose-dimal-dennis-rating.html Sat, 21 Dec 2019 09:35:54 GMT Put your hands together for this 'Stand Up' This movie loudly proclaims that love is not something that should be controlled only by the men but should respect and accept the woman’s preferences too. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/14/stand-up-vidhu-vincent-rajisha-nimisha-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/14/stand-up-vidhu-vincent-rajisha-nimisha-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 14 Dec 2019 10:05:10 GMT Mammootty's Mamangam review: An epic tale of feud and bloodshed Mamangam, named after the 18th-century festival, will follow the story of Chaaverukal. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/12/mamangam-mammootty-prachi-unni-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/12/mamangam-mammootty-prachi-unni-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:24:53 GMT Chola movie review: Life amid wild cries By intricately shaping the characters and the situations they are placed in, Sanal Kumar magnifies the uniqueness of individuals and the complexities they are mired in. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/06/chola-movie-review-life-amid-wild-cries.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/12/06/chola-movie-review-life-amid-wild-cries.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:36:48 GMT Kamala movie review: A riddle from Ranjith Sankar that is still to be solved by Aju Varghese Aju Varghese plays the role of a real estate and property broker named Safar. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/29/aju-varghese-kamala-malayalam-movie-review-rating-updates.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/29/aju-varghese-kamala-malayalam-movie-review-rating-updates.html Fri, 29 Nov 2019 11:08:21 GMT Asif Ali's 'Kettiyolaanu ente Malakha' review: A touching and thought-provoking family movie 'Kettiyolaanu ente Malakha' is a small, convincing family movie that evokes some serious thoughts among the youngsters who look forward to enter the wedlock. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/22/kettiyolaanu-ente-malakha-asif-ali-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/22/kettiyolaanu-ente-malakha-asif-ali-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:15:56 GMT Varthakal Ithuvare movie: what to expect Siju Wilson plays the role of a police constable in the movie. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/22/varthakal-ithuvare-siju-vinay-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/22/varthakal-ithuvare-siju-vinay-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:55:02 GMT Helen movie review: Strong dose of Anna Ben The film is a simple and sweet film based on an incident that happens around the protagonist Helen played by Anna Ben. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/15/helen-anna-ben-mathukutty-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/15/helen-anna-ben-mathukutty-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:25:33 GMT Dileep's Jack and Daniel review: Old spirit in an older bottle The crime story takes the thriller-turn when CBI officer Daniel Alexander, played by none other than 'Action King' Arjun, is assigned to capture Jack. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/15/jack-and-daniel-dileep-arjun-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/15/jack-and-daniel-dileep-arjun-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:33:16 GMT Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 review: This Soubin-Suraj movie is here to steal your hearts Suraj and Soubin do some exceptional performance as the father-son duo. However, it's Kunjappan, the machine that steals the show. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/ratheesh-balakrishnan-android-kunjappan-suraj-soubin-movie-review.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/ratheesh-balakrishnan-android-kunjappan-suraj-soubin-movie-review.html Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:00:23 GMT 41 movie review: Lal Jose offers intuitive film with Biju Menon 41 movie opens with a scene where Biju Menon's character is seen meditating on air, literally! https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/biju-menon-lal-jose-latest-movie-41-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/biju-menon-lal-jose-latest-movie-41-review-rating.html Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:51:16 GMT Moothon movie review: Nivin Pauly will surprise you in this profound Geetu film Nivin Pauly essays two starkly different roles, which is by far the most risky roles in his career. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/moothon-nivin-pauly-geetu-mohandas-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/08/moothon-nivin-pauly-geetu-mohandas-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:12:47 GMT 'Underworld' movie review: In pursuit of no man's land It is for the audience to figure out if it is envisaged as a political crime thriller, pot boiler, a mix of drama and action or whatever it deems fit. https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/01/underworld-asif-ali-farhaan-faasil-arun-kumar-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/01/underworld-asif-ali-farhaan-faasil-arun-kumar-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 11:12:24 GMT 'Akasha Ganga 2' movie review: Exploring paranormal realm Vinayan's Akasha Ganga 2, a sequel to his 1999 film of the same title, is a captivating journey into the world of spirits and paranormal events. The fast-paced sequences keep you glued to the screen from the start to finish. The horror, humour and mundane affairs are well-balanced to keep https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/01/aakashaganga-2-vinayan-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html https://www.onmanorama.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2019/11/01/aakashaganga-2-vinayan-malayalam-movie-review-rating.html Fri, 01 Nov 2019 10:56:25 GMT