Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: review

Man, Memory and Mammootty: Watching ‘Bramayugam’

Mammootty unleashes himself as the provider and protector of certain ugly truths in this parochial private setting. The bodily movements (even the lack of it) allow the spectator to understand the dynamic in which the narrative intends to move.

Love, bereavement, hope: Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham visualizes definitive human nature in the face of pandemic

Malayalam movie Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham (KKAK) portrays the challenging new-normal days in the life of Bachu, played masterfully by Basil Joseph, against the backdrop of a coastal village in Kallai, Kozhikode.

Friends Reunion: The one with all the nostalgia

Friends, equally loved and criticised sometimes for its choice of dialogues and actions and storytelling, still needed the reunion. Not for the cast, or for the makers, but for those who find hope in those six friends who became family, who made them feel that beyond difficulties, there's a home in a show. Somewhere the sitcom broke its glass barrier and became one with its audience.

Listen to ‘the other Latif’

Radiolab reporter Latif Nasser’s investigative radio documentary series, ‘The Other Latif’ revisits Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, the 18-year-old America’s souvenir of human rights abuse,...