Category: Movies

Three 3 Star Reviews – Movie Review of Maanagaram, 8 Thottakal & Power Pandi

I strive to watch movies in the first week and write reviews, but sometimes it doesn’t work out the way I plan. The last few weeks, I couldn’t see the...

/ May 4

Kaatru Veliyidai Review – In the vast expanse of Narcissism

When Leela (played by Aditi Rao) asks VC (played by Karthik), “Naan yen unkita thirumba thirumba Varen” (Why do I come back to you again and again?), I wanted to...

/ April 8

Movie Review: Kuttram 23 – Well-executed

I have tried my level best to give the Kuttram 23 Review with minimal spoilers. I have refrained discussing the main conflict but I have made some remarks that might...

/ March 5

Movie Review : Yaman – Confused cocktail

Unlike Hollywood, political drama is not usual for Tamil cinema. But every movie will have a politician character, but they are usually stereotyped versions. We get a Muhammad Bin Tughlaq...

/ March 5

A story (and songs) of love – beyond Ilaiyaraaja and Rahman

It was an idea that stemmed out of a contest from Chennai Bloggers Club (more on it later), and I was out of my comfort zone. Krupa (my partner in...

/ February 20

9 underrated love stories in Tamil cinema

It’s February and posts on Tamil romantic movies are inevitable. Be it the mainstream media or bloggers, romance in Tamil movies starts with Mani Ratnam and ends with Gautam Menon....

/ February 14

Movie Review : Bogan – Limited Pleasures

The first scene of any movie is important as it sets the tone of the film. The best example that I could think of is Indian (Tamil), when an old...

/ February 4

Movie Review : Adhe Kangal – Half-blind

Adhe Kangal starts perfectly and sets up the tone for the movie. In fact, the love that blossoms between Varun (Kalaiarasan) and Deepa (Shivada) is tentative, and it gives you...

/ January 29
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Movie Review : Bairavaa – The Great Vijay Movie Process Template

Nobody else can bring happiness like Vijay. He brings joy to reviewers, meme creators, WhatsApp groups, fans of his rivals and probably some of his fans. He gives an opportunity...

/ January 14

The Annual Kollywood Movies Roundup 2016 – Best of Tamil Cinema

According to Wikipedia, Tamil cinema had 196 releases this year and based on reports by trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai, only 20 movies were profitable to the producers and distributors. Theri...

/ January 2