Praana

Aswin Bharadwaj S

On a one liner level Praana is a movie that should be made by film makers to voice their opinion against the ongoing intolerance towards writers and artists. There is no question of whether a movie which addresses that particular aspect of this social evil should be made or not. But the problem with this …

Mikhael

Aswin Bharadwaj S

With Mikhael, writer director Haneef Adeni sort of tells us that his ingredients to make a thriller won’t change. Just like The Great Father and Abrahaminte Santhathikal, you will have the claps worthy over the top moments for sure. But the writing becomes very predictable or overly stylized at many areas. For Mikhael there is …

Viswasam

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Viswasam is that kind of a movie which I feel Siva wrote overnight after seeing a bunch of 70’s and 80’s melodrama. He just took the melodrama from those and reassembled the stuff he has used previously and made a movie that just went on and on making me almost feel that the portions I …

Petta

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Karthik Subbaraj is one guy who openly admitted that he liked Lingaa, one of the worst Rajinikanth films in the recent past. That sort of shows how big a fan he is of the stylish super star and a talent like him collaborating with Rajinikanth obviously gave me hope as it may give an end …