Monday Malayalam: Nerariyan CBI, A Very Confusing Plot!

I watched this whole movie and I am still not sure who did it and why and all of that.  But it was certainly entertaining!  Although not as entertaining as the last CBI movie I watched, Jagratha CBI, where the twists were just BONKERS.

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Monday Malayalam: Munnariyippu, the Brazenness of Youth Against the Intransigence of Age

I avoided this movie because it looked scary, and I don’t like scary movies!  But it really wasn’t bad, because it was less about the “scary” parts, and more about the character parts.  The specifics of the danger weren’t the point, it was the way our heroine rushed headline into the danger that was the point.  Because young women are very very foolish!

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Megham: One of Those Movies Where Everything Clicks Once You Find the One Character You Care About

What an interesting movie!  I mean, of course it’s an interesting movie, it’s a Priyadarshan comedy.  There’s more human tragedy and quiet despair in a Priyadarshan comedy than in a whole Sanjay Leela Bhansali epic.

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Mammootty’s Birthday and Shahrukh’s Dwarf Film

These two things have nothing in common, don’t even try to find a connection.  But moviemavengal tweeted me about Dulquer’s gift to his Dad, and another commentator pointed out that it was Mammootty’s birthday today and now I feel bad for not acknowledging it at all.  Although I did happen to post my Jagratha review today, so that’s cool!

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Jagratha CBI: Where did that Ending Come From?

My first CBI movie!  Which I am aware is not actually the “first” CBI movie.  But it is the first CBI movie that einthusan has with subtitles, so I wanted to jump on it before it went away.  I couldn’t believe how dark it got, with the motivations and plot twists, but at the same time how clear and sensible the tone was, it never got bogged down in emotions.

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