Monday Malayalam (on Tuesday, I’m behind this week): Take-Off, Women Who Were Hostages Long Before They Were in a War Zone

I have been nagged by you nice people in the comments to watch this movie for I think a year now.  And I finally did it!!!!  Which means your nagging works, and you should keep it up.

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Monday Malayalam: Notebook, The Spoken Lesson is Different From the Shown Lesson

Yet another Hotstar miracle!  I film I had been curious about because of Rosshan Andrews, the director, and which was impossible to find.  Until suddenly it popped up!  Right there, at my fingertips!  The wonder of Hotstar.

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Monday Malayalam: City of God, Love Is What Ties It All Together

My second Pellissery Monday!  And 3rd Pellissery week over all (counting the Tuesday I saw Angamaly Diaries).  And this movie is rawer, but still better than Amen.  But not as good as Angamaly, which combined the powerful spirit of this film with the technical brilliance of Amen.

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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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Ennu Ninte Moideen: SO FRUSTRATING!!! But, Was That the Point?

I finally watched Ennu Ninte Moideen!  After people telling me and telling me that I should see it.  It was SO FRUSTRATING!  But I’m not sure if I was frustrated because that’s how the filmmakers wanted me to feel, or if I was maybe a little more frustrated than they expected.

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