Captain

Shakti Soundar Rajan’s filmography is mostly a list of films that wants to look like an aspiring Hollywood thriller, but most of them have ended up looking like tacky parodies of those Hollywood biggies. In my opinion, Miruthan and Tik Tik Tik were nothing short of unintentional spoofs, and his new venture, Captain, a project… Continue reading Captain

Gargi

Gargi, the new movie from Gautham Ramachandran, has the outlook of a legal drama. But the interesting thing about this film is that it does not have any of the traits of a typical courtroom drama. Gautham and co-writer Hariharan Raju have taken a subject that looks extremely grey. They explore the idea of dilemma… Continue reading Gargi

Archana 31 Not Out

A girl giving a speech to everyone who came for her wedding about the irrelevance of horoscope matching, arranged marriage, etc., and the audience of her speech clapping for that is a concept that looks extremely utopian even in 2022. But the success of Akhil Anilkumar’s Archana 31 Not Out is its ability to make… Continue reading Archana 31 Not Out

Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa

Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa, the new lockdown anthology from Amazon Prime Video, is arranged chronologically from bad to better. Every episode here is half an hour long and portrays a wide range of emotions. Balaji Mohan emphasizes the humor aspect of the situation. At the same time, the other directors are more interested in the… Continue reading Putham Puthu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa

Kaanekkaane

The fragility of the human mind and those grey areas of the moral dilemma have always produced interesting content with some peculiar characters. Kaanekkaane, the second directorial of Manu Ashokan after Uyare taps into those areas. Manu’s second collaboration with writer duo Bobby and Sanjay is a much more refined drama that focuses on the… Continue reading Kaanekkaane