Natchathiram Nagargiradhu

Inclusivity and caste politics have always been integral to Pa Ranjith’s films. After trying similar themes in various mainstream films, Ranjith goes for an experiment that talks about love and the politics within that in his new movie Natchathiram Nagargiradhu. Even though the conversational drama set in the backdrop of theater feels a bit uneven… Continue reading Natchathiram Nagargiradhu


In Kaithi, when Karthi’s Dilli gets stabbed multiple times and yet bounces back, it doesn’t really stick out to damage the movie primarily because of the mood set by Lokesh Kanakaraj till that point. And there is a sense of mystery about that character. It’s no longer a secret that Lokesh’s new movie Vikram, starring… Continue reading Vikram

Jack N Jill

Manju Warrier in the Bharatha Natyam attire and beating up bad guys with absolute swag is something that looks pretty appealing on paper. The only thing that I can say as a positive about Santosh Sivan’s horrendously lousy directorial Jack N Jill is that there is a good possibility that some filmmakers might consider making… Continue reading Jack N Jill

Paava Kadhaigal

When you hear that four directors, who have made movies in their distinctive zones, are making stories in an anthology movie that deals with honor killing, there will be an evident curiosity to know how they will achieve that in their way of storytelling. From someone like Vignesh Sivan, who is known to make fun… Continue reading Paava Kadhaigal