Critics Review


A sinister thriller

Forensic calls for a bit of a strength of the imagination, but if you get a kick out of putting on an investigator's hat to play a guessing game, this could be just the thing for you.(more)

Source: Anna Mathews, Times Of India


Throwing a punch at patriarchy

On the one hand it holds the more widely palatable but disconcerting possibility of reconciliation, on the other is a simultaneous overriding assurance that it's not the same Amrita we are leaving the theatre with than the one introduced to us at the start.(more)

Source: NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu


Tovino Thomas film lacks subtlety and finesse

Forensic lacks the subtlety and finesse that separates the more effective police procedurals from the also-rans. (more)

Source: S.R. Praveen, The Hindu


Tovino Thomas-Mamtha Mohandas starrer is clever till it gets too clever by half

This was really unnecessary, because Forensic is passable entertainment till then and some of the earlier unfolding twists are not half bad(more)

Source: Anna MM Vetticad,


A solid thriller that gets the job done

It makes you think the main killer has been revealed just seconds before the intermission, but then it comes up with more surprises in its second half. And do I really need to say how good Jakes Bejoy's background score is? Forensic is another decent addition to the growing roster of thrillers in Malayalam cinema this year. (more)

Source: Sajin, The New Indian Express


This Tovino Thomas Starring Crime Thriller Is Different Yet Appealing!

Forensic is a different yet appealing crime thriller that will keep the audiences engaged, despite having a few flaws. Watch this Tovino Thomas starrer if you love edge-of-the-seat thrillers(more)

Source: Akhila Menon, One India


Tovino Thomas Stars In A Cerebral Police Procedural That Fails To Move

The film has some great ideas that it struggles to translate into visuals, and the bulk of the story is told through expository dialogue. (more)

Source: Ashutosh Mohan,


An average thriller with plenty of loopholes!

Forensic may not be perfect but can qualify as a decent thriller. There are some disturbing scenes and be ready for it, while going for this one. (more)

Source: Moviebuzz,


Forensic is a neatly-written procedural with fairly surprising twists and turns. A decent watch

Forensic is a worthy outing that keeps you invested with the fast-paced and focused screenplay that mildly compensates the flaws in its presentation(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board,


A Middling Thriller That Uses Conventional Horror Tropes

Forensic is spiritually similar to middling works such as Anjaam Pathira which places familiar cinematic gimmicks above great writing that takes the audience by surprise and smart filmmaking. And moreover, a striking sense of misanthropy overshadows the pursuit of justice at the core of these films. (more)

Source: Aswathy,