Episode 9: Thondimuthalum Dhriksaakshiyum

  The Lewd Cabal discuss Dileesh Pothen and Shyam Pushkaran’s 2017 stunner Thondimuthalum Dhriksaakshiyum. We arrive at some reasons why these ‘slices of life’ are hard to execute and potentially hide away interpretations from all viewers. Also covered is the near-perfect marrying of form and function across all of the technical aspects of the film. Music from this other perfect marriage of sound and visuals. Continue reading Episode 9: Thondimuthalum Dhriksaakshiyum

Episode 8: Anukokunda Oka Roju

This week, the cabal tackles a film we had some trouble classifying; in the end we decided Anukokunda Oka Roju is either a “suspenseful comedy” or “just a comedy. Despite the genre issues, we all thought the film was worth a watch and employed interesting storytelling techniques. The film can be viewed with subtitles on Youtube here and in HD without subtitles here. The music is from this epitome of instrumental fusion. Continue reading Episode 8: Anukokunda Oka Roju

Episode 7: Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer

The cabal watched  Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer and came out with different opinions. Director Suseenthiran has taken a done-to-death college romance and lead it down a slightly different path which culminates in a well-aimed-kick-to-the-balls ending. Note to the listeners:  Please do watch the movie to understand the discussion better. The movie is available on Youtube, hotstar and many other platforms. The music bits are from this immensely dance-worthy song. Continue reading Episode 7: Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer