Tamil Review

BR Review: Darbuka Siva’s ‘Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee’, On ZEE5, Is A Pleasant But Predictable School-time Drama

Sujith Sarang’s cinematography and Darbuka Siva's score sometimes give us more depth and texture than the screenplay itself does

Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee Movie Review: This Zee5 Film Should Have Been A Music Album

This Darbuka Siva film is proof that there is a limit to nostalgic value too.

BR Review: Halitha Shameem and Richard Anthony’s Films Are The Best In ‘Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadha’

With Loners, I think Halitha Shameem breaks through to the next level and I think this film signifies the arrival…

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa Review: Madhumitha Shines In This Otherwise Middling Anthology

Given the nature of emotions it explores, Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidhyaadhaa is easy to relate to. But, it offers no…

Naai Sekar Movie Review: Despite Sathish’s Best Efforts, This Film Is A Wreck

A premise so flimsy, writing so unimaginative, filmmaking so tiresome, Naai Sekar is dog poop on the screen.

Anbarivu, On Disney Hotstar, Maduraises ‘Parent Trap’ With A Generous Dose Of Bull

The plot repurposes the basic idea of ‘Parent Trap’ with the main difference being one twin’s lack of cooperation

Beyond Bollywood: Kadaseela Biriyani, On Netflix, Is Ferocious And Funny

Kadaseela Biriyani is a straight-up revenge saga but Nishanth peppers it with wicked twists, deliciously dark humour and despite the…

BR Review: Writer Is An Impressive Docudrama-Style Debut That Immerses Us Into The World Of Cops And Their Crimes

Franklin Jacob's docudrama treatment makes the narrative look very real and delivers a promising debut.

BR Review: Despite A Generic Narrative, Rocky Signals The Arrival Of A Genuine Cinematic Voice

Though the film stays at an arm's length, we watch it with admiration and it echoes a real cinematic voice.

Blood Money Movie Review: This By-The-Book Film Struggles To Engage

The film can’t decide if it wants to be an investigative thriller or an emotional drama — it makes a…

Writer Movie Review: Crime, Punishment And Remorse Make The Crux Of This Film

The film talks of police excess, a remorseless and impersonal system that punches down on the powerless.

Kadaseela Biriyani Movie Review: A Wicked Family Drama Where The Ordinary Is Aspirational

The film repurposes a standard issue revenge plot, involving three brothers who come together to avenge their father’s murder. However,…