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

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum, the Tamil movie directed by Arisil Moorthy, is a mixed bag in terms of treatment. We call our films masala because they don’t really stick to one particular genre, and here, Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum is also trying the same with some indie sensibilities. It is a story about animal love,… Continue reading Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum

Navarasa

Like any other anthology that got released during the lockdown, the new one in Netflix presented by Mani Ratnam, Navarasa, is a mixed bag in terms of quality. While the eldest one in the lot, Priyadarshan, came up with the banalest creation, the young gun Karthick Naren impressed me the most with his grip on… Continue reading Navarasa