All stories by Paresh C Palicha
Review: Life of Josutty impressesRediff.com25 Sep 2015
Drishyam director Jeethu Joseph gives Dileep one of the best characters of his career, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Ennu Ninte Moideen is impressiveRediff.com22 Sep 2015
Ennu Ninte Moideen is a worthwhile effort.
Review: Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum is tackyRediff.com21 Sep 2015
Balachandra Menon has lost his touch with Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum, writes Paresh C Palicha.
'The best director award came as a surprise'Rediff.com2 Sep 2015
Filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan on his Oraalppokkam win, and why he is keen on retaining the independent spirit of his films.
Review: Kunjiramayanam is enjoyableRediff.com31 Aug 2015
Siblings Vineeth and Dhyan seem to be making a statement on their father Sreenivasan's work in Malayalam cinema, notes Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Jamna Pyari is an average filmRediff.com28 Aug 2015
Jamna Pyari remains a mediocre effort that cannot fulfill viewer expectations in this festive season., says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Loham lacks lustreRediff.com21 Aug 2015
Mohanlal's Loham is not original at all, warns Paresh C Palicha.
'Making a film and releasing it is not a cheap affair'Rediff.com14 Aug 2015
Karma Cartel director Vinod Bharathan gives us an insight into his style of filmmaking.
Review: Rasputin fails to impressRediff.com10 Aug 2015
Rasputin is long-delayed, and not meant for today's times, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Ayaal Njanalla is a one time watchRediff.com3 Aug 2015
The film has its funny moments.
Review: Acha Din is a mediocre filmRediff.com20 Jul 2015
Acha Din is quite a disappointment as it lacks depth, even though it deals with a serious subject.
Review: Love 24x7 is impressiveRediff.com20 Jul 2015
Love 24x7 is a promising debut by Sreebala K Menon.
'Dileep is a director's actor'Rediff.com14 Jul 2015
'Seeing the characters you had conceived come alive, saying the lines you had written for them... or the actor giving it a totally different meaning from what you had originally thought... is unbelievable!' Sreebala K Menon tells Paresh C Palicha.
Review: 32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam is disappointingRediff.com22 Jun 2015
32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam is a disappointing affair because of the careless handling of the subject, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Premam is a winner all the wayRediff.com1 Jun 2015
With Premam, director Alphonse Putheran proves that he has the knack of presenting themes that have blockbuster written all over, writes Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Ivide is an average entertainerRediff.com1 Jun 2015
Ivide tries to tackle a lot of things but ends up satisfying none.
Review: Swargathekkaal Sundaram is avoidableRediff.com25 May 2015
Swargathekkaal Sundaram is one more addition to the heap of films that leave hardly anything to be remembered,
Review: Kumbasaaram is an overdose of dramaRediff.com25 May 2015
Kumbasaaram is an over the top which has nothing new to offer.
Review: Nee-Na is impressiveRediff.com18 May 2015
Nee-Na is another brilliant effort by director Lal Jose.
Review: Lailaa O Lailaa fails miserablyRediff.com15 May 2015
Lailaa O Lailaa is a tacky film that wasted the resources at its disposal.
Review: Oru Second Class Yatra is a second class journeyRediff.com11 May 2015
The film truly sticks to it's title.
Review: Chandrettan Evideya is confusingRediff.com4 May 2015
The comedy fails to work for the most part.
Review: Ivan Maryadaraman is tortureRediff.com6 Apr 2015
It may not work for most adults, warns Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Oru Vadakkan Selfie is an enjoyable filmRediff.com30 Mar 2015
The narrative has some gaping holes, but one can ignore them as the subject is not dealt in a serious or profound manner.
Review: Avoid watching You Too BrutusRediff.com24 Mar 2015
The message from You Too Brutus is that human relationships are fragile but the way it is conveyed leaves us with a bad taste in the mouth.
Review: Haram does not make us happyRediff.com24 Feb 2015
Haram loses its steam quite early, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Fireman misses the targetRediff.com20 Feb 2015
Fireman's aim seems to be glorifying the image of superstar Mammootty, writes Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Aadu Oru Bheekara Jeeviyanu is anything but entertainingRediff.com9 Feb 2015
The story of Aadu Oru Bheekara Jeeviyanu oscillates between political satire and slapstick, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Mariyam Mukku is confused and disappointingRediff.com27 Jan 2015
Malayalam film Mariyam Mukku has a wafer-thin plot, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: This Rasam is very blandRediff.com27 Jan 2015
Even super star Mohanlal can't salvage the disaster that is Malayalam film Rasam, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Picket 43 is worth a watchRediff.com27 Jan 2015
Picket 43 is the best film in Major Ravi's oeuvre and deserves to be seen despite its shortcomings.
Review: Aamayum Muyalum is disappointingRediff.com22 Dec 2014
Rather than watching Aamayum Muyalum, the DVDs of Priyadarshan's old films would be a better option.
Review: Cousins is crassRediff.com19 Dec 2014
Cousins is not an auspicious beginning to the festive season, says Paresh C Palicha.
Review: Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu is an old wine in a new bottleRediff.com2 Dec 2014
Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu is a typical old world story with inter-religious relationship, elopement, mayhem and murder.
Review: Ormayundo Ee Mukham has no substanceRediff.com17 Nov 2014
Ormayundo Ee Mukham is fluffy and breezy but disappointing.
Review: Iyobinte Pusthakam is technically brilliantRediff.com10 Nov 2014
Iyobinte Pusthakam is a visual extravaganza where director Amal Neerad's technical skills and the brilliance of the ensemble cast win the day.
Review: Mammootty shines in VarshamRediff.com7 Nov 2014
Varsham carries the stamp of Ranjith Sankar which is enhanced by Mammootty's presence.
Review: Nayana is disappointingRediff.com20 Oct 2014
Nayana has some interesting performances but it is only in the second half that we come to the real story.
Review: Asha Black is boring and insipidRediff.com13 Oct 2014
The film is so heavy with messages that the story or narration takes a backseat.
Review: Ithihasa is enjoyableRediff.com13 Oct 2014
The storyline sounds simple and thin but the way it is presented makes Ithihasa worth watching.