Simmba

Aswin Bharadwaj S

In a recent interview Ranveer Singh said the truth about Rohit Shetty films. They are movies that are tailor made for people who come for the first day first show at Gaiety Galaxy (A theatre in Mumbai that offers the old single screen vibe).  And his new movie Simmba is an extension of the Rohit Shetty franchise …




Adanga Maru

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Adanga Maru starring Jayam Ravi is one script that one will write if they watch half a dozen of Shankar movies back to back. The heavily used out theme of hero getting destroyed by mighty villains and then taking revenge on each one of them is getting repeated here. I am not entirely against using …




BlackkKlansman

Aswin Bharadwaj S

If you are aware of the kind of racism that’s happening in a country like the US, the movie Blackkklansman will have a really big impact on you. The Charlottesville incident really became an eye opener to the external world about the degree of the racist attitude of a section of white people in the USA and …




Maari 2

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Let me begin by saying that I wasn’t a big fan of Maari in the first place. And I wasn’t really against the idea of a sequel to that movie. And the reason was that the character of Maari who has this comical angle gives it a peculiarity if used in a solid enough script …




Zero

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Zero from Anand L Rai is in fact a very Anand L Rai film. It is almost like how Anand L Rai and his writer Himanshu Sharma would approach if the idea of Martian was given to them. But then that’s the problem. We need masala, songs and heartbreak in such heavy dosage that when …







Pretham 2

Aswin Bharadwaj S

Pretham was a film that sort of utilized the relatively unfamiliar mentalist concept into a horror story and gave us a fun film. When it comes to Pretham 2, there isn’t much of a change in the structure of the movie. But the witty dialogue bits were kind of enough to hold our interest in …