Imagine caring so little about novelty in writing that you still define the hero’s mother as one obsessed with television serials, and the hero’s sister as one with an annoyingly chirpy presence.
“Even if I shall observe much caution, I’m the reluctant Thanos here forced to wipe away some of your surprises — even if not half — and if you should want to watch this film unpolluted by analysis, you know what to do.”
“The gas leak in this film is a straightforward recreation of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, even if not in terms of scale. The leaked gas is the same: MIC (Methyl Isocyanate), and the process that results in the leak (water getting pumped in accidentally), is the same. There’s more.”
“it’s hard not to wonder if the psychopathic cop is a sort of interpretation of god. He’s a man of power; he’s a man entrusted to protect people. Yet, he doesn’t rescue them as he should, till he gets what he wants. It seems awfully familiar.”
Ranjit Jeyakodi’s second film, Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum, begins with Socrates’ quote: The hottest love has the coldest end. The film’s an attempt at introspection upon the nature of romantic love, on broken men, on unhappy women.