Oh My Dog

When it comes to movies with children as the targetted audience, judging the quality kind of becomes tricky. You obviously need to understand the filmmaking sensibility, and the evaluation is almost based on how the filmmaker respects the cinematic sensibility of its target audience. Oh My Dog, the new Amazon Original film produced by Suriya… Continue reading Oh My Dog

Sharmaji Namkeen

Sharmaji Namkeen, the last film of legendary actor Rishi Kapoor is that sweet and predictable feel-good comedy that manages to be enjoyable due to the moments it managed to create. The story is never really trying to say anything unique. But the overall light-heartedness of the narrative and the performances makes it that stress-free comedy… Continue reading Sharmaji Namkeen

Jalsa

Jalsa, the new Suresh Triveni film, manages to create a conflict that looks extremely layered. The first 40 minutes of the movie are so gripping in terms of intensity that I didn’t even bother looking at the film’s duration. But post that, we see Vidya Balan’s Maya Menon trying to deal with the repercussions of… Continue reading Jalsa

Gehraiyaan

Some movies become interesting because it allows you to read them in multiple ways. I am not talking about ambiguous endings in films. The way certain movies keep us guessing about the trauma and dilemma through which characters go through adds a layer of empathy that is very subtle. Gehraiyaan, Shakun Batra’s new film, is… Continue reading Gehraiyaan

Mahaan

Mahaan, the new Karthik Subbaraj movie starring Vikram in the title role, has a turbulent phase in the middle portions. But towards the end, Karthik manages to somehow place the drama in an exciting scenario making the landing a smooth one. Compared to Karthik’s last debacle Jagame Thanthiram, Mahaan is a far superior product. But… Continue reading Mahaan

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