First Man

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Damien Chazelle’s First Man is a movie that manages to have a perspective that is peculiar and offers us a deeply affecting count of what went through the mind of Neil Armstrong for a period of time spanning for around 9 years. With every aspect of this movie focusing on the very human side of …




Nonsense

Aswin Bharadwaj S

There are numerous problems for the new movie starring Rinosh George, rightly titled Nonsense. Nonsense was promoted as a movie about a BMX enthusiast. But apart from his enthusiasm towards BMX sport, there is hardly any BMX in the film and there is no real need for BMX in the film. This movie is just …







NOTA

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Over the top masala political thrillers is genre people like Shankar have successfully done in the past with films like Muthalvan. The young sensation of the Telugu industry Vijay Devarakonda opts one such ambitious political thriller for his Tamil debut in the Anand Shankar movie NOTA. Even though Devarakonda shines in his character, NOTA has …




Ratsasan

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Ratsasan has a length of almost 3 hours. And guess what? You won’t feel like the movie is becoming overlong. Every time the movie goes towards further development of the plot, you sort of gets intimidated by what could possibly make things worse and the movie offers one more gripping episode to the tale.  Even though it has flaws, watching Ratsasan almost …




Venom

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Looking at the way Tom Hardy has tried to give life to his character Eddie Brock, calling Venom as a bad film would be too harsh in my opinion. Venom is a disappointing film that fails to utilize someone like Tom Hardy. In bits, you would enjoy Venom. But once you finish watching the movie, …




Andhadhun

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun is a great mix of humor and thrill with a great level of unpredictability making it the perfect fun movie for us to watch. Actors who have worked with Mr. Raghavan have always mentioned that Sriram is always ahead of his audience and Andhadhun is a great example of that statement as …




96

Aswin Bharadwaj S

C Prem Kumar’s 96 is a fantastic movie that is equally heartwarming and heart-wrenching. It is such a gem of a script that offers frequent moments of emotional warmth. With a treatment that focuses a lot on subtle expressions and movements of the central characters, 96 is an immersive experience that peels off the layers …