Naane Varuvean

In Naane Varuvean, Dhanush, as a writer, tries to cover up the flatness in the story by uniquely placing the conflict. And with Selvaraghavan’s eccentric style of filmmaking, the storytelling becomes much more visual than verbal. Yes, there are areas where the movie takes too much cinematic liberty to make things convenient for the story.… Continue reading Naane Varuvean

The Legend

A group of people is sitting in this fancy lab and planning to create a diabetes medicine that will cure it completely. And the leader of the gang, great scientist Saravanan begins the journey by telling them what a pancreas is. Throw in some fancy montages with colorful chemicals, chemical equations on a glass wall,… Continue reading The Legend

Yaanai

The only thing that can be considered as an improvement in Hari’s direction style in his new film Yaanai is the fact that the camera is getting enough rest. Besides that, he is pretty much stuck in the era where Singam was a blockbuster, and something like a Vikram was a risk. With the typical… Continue reading Yaanai

Doctor

The blockbuster material movies need a timely reinvention to keep the audience excited about that over-the-top stylized way of movie-making. With his debut movie Kolamavu Kokila, director Nelson Dilipkumar had made it clear that he has a solid grip over humor and the uniqueness of that humor made it a hilarious film. Coming to his… Continue reading Doctor

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

Mandela

Mandela, the new Yogi Babu starrer directed by Madonne Ashwin, is one gem of a satire that one should not miss. What makes this movie brilliant is how it manages to blend multiple emotional shades within the framework of satire. Madonne Ashwin creates a sample space of the political scenario we see in our country.… Continue reading Mandela