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COURT [ Marathi ] – 2015.   The germ idea for a film is more important. For ex. One in few lakh lunchboxes, gets wrongly delivered. For us it’s a plain fact. But the writer Ritesh Batra was curious on that wrongly delivered lunchbox and made his film ‘The lunchbox’.Read More →

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கூழாங்கற்களின் கதை ஒரு திருவிழாவில், பெரிய தேர் வெளியே வந்து, ஊர்சுற்றி திரும்ப நிலைக்கு வரும் நிகழ்வானது, மொத்த ஊரும் கூடிச்சேர்ந்து ஆர்வமாகச் செய்யும் பணி. இதில் தேர் செய்த தச்சன், மின்சார ஒயர் தூக்கி பிடிப்பவர், சக்கரம் நிற்க கட்டை போடுபவர், கயிறு பிடித்து இழுக்கும் கடைக்கோடி மக்கள், கூட்டம் கட்டுப்படுத்தும் காவல்துறையினர் என அனைவரின் பங்களிப்பும் அதில் அடக்கம். அதே போலத்தான் ஒரு திரைப்படமும், அதன் பிரதானRead More →

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“I steal from every movie, ever made” -Quentin Tarantino. Disclaimer : If you have the habit of fainting at the sight of blood, pls skip this ‘bloody’ review 🙂 Malayalam film industry [ Idhu verenga 🙂 ] used to have music directors who are more towards the melody types ofRead More →

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The illutionist [ 2006/Drama ] Directed by : Neil Burger One of the most attractive forms of art is magic – even it fascinates a rationalist not as a belief just as science. It’s always better not to know the secrets behind them. It’s like doing an autopsy to aRead More →

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Paruthiveeran received 2 national awards. One for actor Priyamani and other one is ? The scope of a film is determined by the impact it makes on us. Most of the movies continue the impact for one night and then diminishes slowly. Very few movies make a lasting impact andRead More →

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“A story like mine should never be told. For my world is  as forbidden as it is fragile. Without its mysteries it cannot survive. I certainly wasn’t born to the life of a geisha. Like so much in my strange life, I was carried there by the current. ” Who isRead More →

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Q : Do you know the meaning of the name ‘Mysskin ‘ – Find the answer at the end of the post. Chithiram Pesudhadi was the first film written and directed by Mysskin. Previously, he worked as an associate with Kathir and Vincent Selva. With kathir he didn’t work inRead More →

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Flags of our fathers [ 2006 – War ] Produced by : Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg. Directed by : Clint Eastwood. First.. I thought of writing the review in this style. In American soil, except civil war, they never faced any external. But they are the masters in creatingRead More →

Eeram [ 2009 ] – Suspense thriller Music : S Thaman [ Remember the stout drummer in Boys ] Written & directed : Arivazhagan Producer : Shankar   Plot : The film starts with a death scene of Ramya in a big apartment complex, which is identified by water leakage.Read More →

How a movie impacts an ordi­nary fan? Some extra­or­di­nary movies shake us and the impact con­tin­ues for days together. If we can rec­ol­lect the entire song, it’s not because of our mem­ory power rather it’s the impact the song made us to do so. Sim­i­larly, movies. Though I am ama­teurRead More →

It’s thriller time. Clint East­wood is one of the unavoid­able cre­ators like Woody Allen, Hitch­cock when select­ing a film and he rarely dis­ap­points the fan. Absolute power is a polit­i­cal thriller based on a novel and it came out very well on screen. The story involves a con, bur­glary, mur­der, secretRead More →

Photo cour­tesy : Krishna. We live in a period every­one sings or at least try to be there. No won­der we get more fresh voices and fade out the old singers;  even field out with a sin­gle song [ Singers of Margazhi poove, Azhaiya asura never came back ! excep­tionalRead More →

Yutham sei and Mouna guru are good cop thrillers in this year. Can you spot the other similarity ? When I was com­ing out after watch­ing a crap movie, a guy was ask­ing his friend — Machaan.. What was the last good film we watched ?! Do you know the basicRead More →

  It was like after watch­ing Pud­hu­pet­tai in Ban­ga­lore PVR and think­ing much about the content/making of the film in the late hours. I felt the same after watch­ing Adukalam [ AK ]. Also, it once again proved my choice of films based on Direc­tor and not based on actorsRead More →

Maaveeran The tamil ver­sion of Mag­a­d­heera has run equally well in the con­text of a tel­ugu dub­bing film. This once again proves the power of a good film. The good out­come is that this film is saved from a Tamil remake. Remakes and sequels will come out good in veryRead More →