Sarvam Thaala Mayam is less a story of hope against all odds than it is one of faith in the innate goodness of people, democracy of capitalism and paramountcy of talent. My review for Huffington Post is here.
Mahesh is a stoner. Premji is a horny dog. And such other things. Full review for HuffPost is here.
Viswasam begins as you’d expect: full of build up for Thookkudurai. Even his detractors stand up respectfully for him subconsciously. Nothing in the village happens without his consent. He’s their protector and father figure. He is powerful and loved. Yet, this benevolent overlord is underlined by a sense of melancholy. A
As I’d tweeted, Petta tries to be Rajnikanth’s Uthama Villain, but ends up being his Tamil Padam. Review here.
2018 began like any year does in the Tamil film world with popular male actor-led love-action fare like Gulebagavali, Sketch and Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, occupying large screens. Vijay Sethupathi had five releases this year, Prabhudeva and Jyotika had three, and Rajinikanth, Vikram, Vishal and Nayantara had two films each in lead roles. Yet this
Maari 2 is the perfect candidate for your Sunday matinee, post Andhra Meals. It might even help reduce Monday morning blues. Review is here.
Sethakaathi isn’t a regular 2018 Tamil film, it’s certainly not an easy watch. For the attention-deficit generation, Seethakaathi’s first 45 minutes are a test, but when you pass it, the reward is immeasurable. Review is here.
I can imagine how this film might have looked on paper: an encounter cop, a young girl’s grieving father and a migrant worker lose everything at the hands of an unequal society and an incompetent justice system. So, they pursue justice on their own. You may think this has all