Finesse notwithstanding, this Sivakarthikeyan film is
14 May 2022
Even this early into his career (Saani Kaayidham is just his second film), you can see that director Arun Matheswaran has great taste for powerful imagery.
07 May 2022
I have a thing for dog films. I suspect that if you were to shoot a few dogs running about in your film, I will likely lose all objectivity and begin to enjoy your cinema.
23 Apr 2022
In hostage rescue situations, the big, almost tangible, fear is that innocent people could potentially get killed. It’s what negotiators want to avoid; it’s what the hero usually works against as well
15 Apr 2022
What’s the order of events in Kuthiraivaal? Is there a time-travel element in it?
31 Mar 2022
While emotionally-driven set pieces invigorate RRR, the shortcomings in writing play the spoilsport
26 Mar 2022
Even as early as about five minutes into Maaran, it’s hard to care. The craft seems to belong in a bad TV serial, and the dialogues and performances don’t help either.
14 Mar 2022
In this film that communicates much concern about the welfare of women, notice the character attributes of its heroine, Aadhini.
12 Mar 2022
However, I wasn’t blown away at all, and consumed the action blocks as a passive observer, waiting in vain for the fulfilling emotional moments that I hoped would add meaning to these stunts.
26 Feb 2022
I have missed seeing Vikram perform. In Karthik Subbaraj’s latest film, Mahaan, it’s a pleasure to see the actor in full flight and strive to lift the film along with him.
12 Feb 2022
I like Manikandan films. Even in dealing with profound, perhaps even dark, themes, there’s a stillness to them, a tranquil quality.
12 Feb 2022
It never stops to astonish how it can be that a film like Anbarivu that runs for close to three hours can be devoid of a single truly honest emotional moment.
08 Jan 2022
The film's real focus is on exploring and presenting the mentality of this man who's caught in a vicious cycle of vengeful violence and consequent retribution.
25 Dec 2021
Writer has plenty of important objectives, even if they all don't come together to form an affecting whole.
25 Dec 2021
Director Sukumar tries to make him accessible by showing him as an underdog at the very bottom of a vicious power hierarchy.
18 Dec 2021