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'Pandigai' movie review: An inconsistent, well-made thriller

It’s evident that the new crop of filmmakers are raised on a fair diet of international cinema.

15 Jul 2017

'Gemini Ganesanum Suruli Raajanum' review: A hilarious turnaround saves this not-so-innocent comedy

For about half hour into Gemini Ganesanum Suruli Raajanum, I couldn’t believe what I was watching.

15 Jul 2017

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'Rubaai' movie review: Not paisa vasool

Tamil cinema has for sometime now tried to borrow iconic villains from the West but has not been too successful.

15 Jul 2017

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Kamal Haasan's ‘Sabash Naidu' not shelved

The film is a spin-off on Kamal's Balram Naidu character from 'Dasavatharam', is being simultaneously shot in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

14 Jul 2017

Hombanna review: Story has a heart but is lost in too many things

Hombanna, by Rakshit Thirthahalli, is a movie with a good heart. It claims to be the first to deal with forest encroachment and the eviction of farmers.

08 Jul 2017

Ninnu Kori review: Love and loss

A love story. That’s all Ninnu Kori is. But amid the clutter of cheesy romances, and forced love tracks in commercial potboilers, this one stands out for being a relatable story.

08 Jul 2017

'Mom' review: Predictable emotional saga

Mom reiterates the fact that India, more precisely New Delhi, is not safe for young girls.

08 Jul 2017

'Tiyaan' review: Murali Gopy weaves a dark tale of man and religion here

The overpowering and contentious of all our systems has to be the supreme institution of religion. Here, questions are rarely asked but orders blindly taken.

08 Jul 2017

Bald, but beautiful

For many directors, making a humble debut with a simple script could just be autobiographical. Ondu Motteya Kathe seems to be an example, purely on assumption.

07 Jul 2017

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Mom Review: Sridevi shoots the ball out of the park

Mom is a film so steeped in the angst of maternal revenge that you fear it will tie itself up in angry knots.

06 Jul 2017

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum: A well-crafted, realistic venture

Clear whatever residue Maheshinte  Prathikaram left within you before catching this movie.

01 Jul 2017

Ivan Thanthiran: A not-so-slick thriller

Whatever else may be its failings, Ivan Thanthiran will be remembered for being a film in which RJ Balaji was fairly competent.

30 Jun 2017

Adhagappattathu Magajanangalay: Out of its depth

Veteran actor Pandiarajan plays a blink-and-miss role.

30 Jun 2017

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Straight to scrapyard, lacks gripping scenes

The screen felt very empty and bland, even though Transformers: The Last Knight had the most investment in special effects.

30 Jun 2017

Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha is painfully bad!

Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha is the kind of thriller that Emran Hashmi would have ideally liked to do.

30 Jun 2017

A gloriously wild, unabashedly entertaining drive

Remember that famous scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service that has Colin Firth turning around at a bunch of thugs, and saying, “Manners maketh man”? Well, director Edgar Wright is more or less doing

30 Jun 2017

Fear gets better

With a smart script already with him, thanks to Ashwini Saravanan who wrote the script for the Tamil hit Maya, director KM Chaitanya has pursued fear up to the hilt.

30 Jun 2017

Panta review: Slow narrative does not keep viewer on the edge

For Naa Panta Kano, director S Narayan already had the ingredients and the recipe since its screenplay is inspired by the Tamil flick  Rajathandhiram.

24 Jun 2017

Tubelight review: Dull and inconsequential

Salman Khan’s films release around Eid with such certainty that the latest from Kabir Khan-Salman Khan stable, Tubelight, has TubelightKiEid as its Twitter handle.

24 Jun 2017

Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan review: Awful, Awful, Awful

After watching Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan, I’m left in no doubt that Adhik Ravichandran is among the greatest admirers of Simbu.

24 Jun 2017

Vanamagan review: A fairly competent drama

Vanamagan Director: Vijay Cast: Jayam Ravi, Sayyeshaa, Prakash Raj, Thambi Ramaiah Tracking shots are among the most beautiful aspects of the art of filmmaking.…

24 Jun 2017