No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land, the Malayalam movie released on Amazon Prime Video, belongs to those pretentious and half-baked single-location ideas that got to see the light due to the pandemic. The film wants to portray itself as a thriller drama that focuses on the characters. But it never really reaches a point where we would feel… Continue reading No Man’s Land

Jai Bhim

The first movie that came to my mind while watching TJ Gnanavel’s Jai Bhim was Vetrimaran’s Visaranai. I am not saying that both films are equally good in terms of the craft. Jai Bhim is a much filmy version that has all these charged-up courtroom dialogues that we only see in commercial films. But there… Continue reading Jai Bhim

Erida

Creating content during the pandemic has been the new challenge for filmmakers in the last couple of years, and we have seen too many single-location thrillers and dramas in this phase. Erida, the new movie from director VK Prakash scripted by his frequent collaborator YV Rajesh is one more to that list of movies, and… Continue reading Erida

Thalaivii

The biopic of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha titled Thalaivii is a very convenient biopic that acts like devotion. The drama Vijayendra Prasad and Vijay bring to the table is enough to remind you about Kammara Sambhavam. The movie’s production values are definitely high, but the writing really can’t grow beyond the bullet points.… Continue reading Thalaivii