Honestly surprised at the amount of positive reviews Chathur Mukham got. For me, it was a horrible attempt at creating a horror thriller that failed in all departments.
Jude Anthony Joseph's direction never impressed me. Om Shanti Oshana was only a passable affair for me, and that too due to Nazriya alone, and I absolutely hated his second film, Oru Muthassi Gadha.
My thoughts about his new film, Sara's, is also pretty much similar to what I had after watching his debut directorial. Anna Ben carried the whole film, which was otherwise average at best. I did like the premise, but thought it needed better execution.
Maheshinte Prathikaaram and Thondimuthalum Drisksakshiyum are films that I believe are two of the finest from Indian cinema of the past decade, and even though the writing in both those films are good, it would never have been the masterpieces that it is today if not for the director's craft behind it. Much like that, Dileesh Pothan has used his cast and crew to perfection and has delivered a modern day classic that is bound to grow even more with…
The similarities to Searching end with the kind of treatment the film gets. C U Soon is original at it's heart and deserves a watch for how it keeps the viewer engrossed from the beginning to the very end. Towards the climax, it does seem like a topic that's been shown in films earlier, but that's where Mahesh Narayanan succeeds as a director and editor by letting us connect the dots with each clue, for which he deserves a lot…