Maamannan Review | Mari Selvaraj’s Political Thriller Is Compelling in Totality

Blending the craft of filmmaking with strong political statements has been the one thing that made Mari Selvaraj’s movies stand out from the other films that show the oppression faced by the Dalits. Regarding Maamannan, I would say the impact is considerably less due to the overall optimism about a near-perfect future. But the efforts… Continue reading Maamannan Review | Mari Selvaraj’s Political Thriller Is Compelling in Totality


The premise of the latest Tovino Thomas Keerthy Suresh starrer Vaashi is a very interesting one. Two lawyers who are in a relationship are our central characters. They appear as the prosecutor and defense lawyer in a case that dealt with rape based on the promise to marry. But the legal drama directed by Vishnu… Continue reading Vaashi

Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham

The visual effects of Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham are really good, and the background score from Rahul Raj is terrific. But the foundation of any good film is its screenplay. That aspect of Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham is all over the place. A movie that was depicted as the story of a freedom fighter, who was a… Continue reading Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham


The first half of Siva’s new film Annaatthe starring superstar Rajinikanth is what if Sundar C directed Viswasam. And the second half of the movie is Udanpirappe on steroids, something that is bound to happen since the hero is Rajinikanth. If you belong to that category of the audience who thinks that the village dramas… Continue reading Annaatthe


Thodari from Prabhu Solomon has a running time of 168 minutes. That is roughly three hours inside the theater considering the interval. And imagine the kind of frustration you feel when almost half of that time is spent over irrelevant areas. Thodari is absolute chaos of many subplots just intended to make it look like… Continue reading Thodari