Christopher Review: Every film industry has some actors who have been working for decades and are still able to entertain audiences with their movies with so much zeal. One such actor from the Malayalam film industry is Mammootty. He is one of the most senior actors in India, yet he is trying to make more movies irrespective of his age. His new movie ‘Christopher’ has releaed in the theatres today. Let us get into the detailed review of this movie to know if it is watchable in theaters.
A rebel and vigilante police officer who, when the system fails, is compelled to violate the law and push its boundaries to extremes. It delves into both the past and the present, resolving the motivations and moral wounds that define his acts in the process.
Cast & Crew
Christopher movie stars Mammootty in the lead role, while Sneha, Sarath Kumar, Amala Paul, Shine Tom Chacko, Siddique, Vinay Rai, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Dileesh Pothan, Jinu Joseph and others are seen in prominent roles.
Christopher is written by Uday Krishna and directed by Unnikrishnan B. This movie is produced on RD Illuminations LLP banner by Unnikrishnan himself. Music of this movie is composed by Justin Varghese and cinematography is handled by Faiz Siddik.
|RD Illuminations LLP
|Action, Crime, Thriller
|Mammootty, Sneha, Sarath Kumar, Amala Paul, Shine Tom Chacko, Siddique, Vinay Rai, Aishwarya Lekshmi
Malayalam film industry is undoubtedly the best in producing the movies with good content and new kind of making style. Though Malayalam movies are made on minimum budget, makers from Malayalam film industry always sweat harder to bring out the best output. Christopher is one such thriller that has so much of effort in making.
Movie starts off interestingly and the narration of Christopher’s back story and the connection between Vinay Rai & Mammootty are well established. With so many notable actors in the movie, it became more interesting as movie proceeds further. Interval of the movie has some interesting revelations, making us wait for the later half of the movie. Second half of the movie will completely make you stick to the screen with many engaging scenes.
While it comes to performances, Mammootty has already turned 70, but while watching him on screen, we might never feel his age, as he looks energetic as always. He did role very convincingly without any hiccups. Vinay Rai has been casted for a role that has become a cakewalk for him after his appearance from ‘Thupparivaalan’. Sneha and Amala Paul were good with their limited roles. Shine Tom Chacko, Siddique and all other actors did their part as required for the characters.
Technically Christopher movie is very good. Music composed by Justin Varghese is apt for the proceedings and added the intense needed for few scenes. Cinematography handled by Faiz Siddik is another highlight of this movie. His frames are shady that brings the mood of a thriller. Production values are very good.
Director Unnikrishnan successfully handled the story provided by Uday Krishna and executed it very well keeping the audience engaged till the last scene. But he could have focused a little more on the pace, that looked draggy for few scenes.
Overall, Christopher is another interesting thriller movie from Malayalam film industry that definitely has the potential to be remade into other languages.
- Background Music
- Slow pace
- Dragged Scenes
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