Tamil Review

Maamanithan Movie Review: What Could Have Been A Well-Crafted Hitchcockian Drama Becomes A Confused Affair

Despite the presence of an amazing actor like Vijay Sethupathi, who is able to navigate many of his films on…

Maayon Movie Review: An Interesting Premise Squandered By Melodramatic Treatment

The issue with the film, which actually has a lineup of impressive actors, is that neither does it take its…

Suzhal – The Vortex, On Amazon Prime Video, Is A Reasonably Engaging Narrative Peppered With Fine Performances

Watching Bramma and Anucharan M's craftsmanship can provide a few insights into the formula for stretching a reasonably short human…

Veetla Vishesham Movie Review: Directors RJ Balaji and NJ Saravanan Treat Their Adaptation With Some Brilliant Melodrama

The three giants of yesteryears — Late KPAC Lalitha, Urvashi, and Sathyaraj — bring in their years of training in…

O2 Movie Review: A Totally Workable Premise Gets Buried In This Flat And Faulty Survival Thriller

O2 has its heart in its right place and it speaks about a topic our films don’t discuss enough, but…

Veetla Vishesham Movie Review: A Loud But Respectable Remake

This isn’t a futile remake in any way, but it certainly comes from a drastically different cinematic sensibility, one that…

Review Of Suzhal – The Vortex, Out Now On Amazon Prime Video: A Mostly Engaging Small-Town Thriller Helped Greatly By Its World-building

By drawing from a thoroughly Indian setting to tell a story about a universal theme, Suzhal - The Vortex is…

Vikram Is Loaded With Brutal Scenes Of Violence And Expensive Fireworks

Lokesh Kanagaraj's screenplay is overloaded with dozens of characters in multiple situations and the rapid editing pace by Philomin Raj…

Vikram Movie Review: Big Guns, Little Glory In A Derivative Action Film That’s Obsessed With References

Like how you start talking, only to realise mid-sentence that you no longer remember the point you were making, Vikram…

Seththumaan Movie Review: Director Thamizh’s Original Style Stands Out In This Amazing Debut

Films like Seththumaan help us, especially the disconnected urban middle class, to get a glimpse into the underbelly of Tamil…

Seththumaan Movie Review: A Stoic But Striking Recreation Of Perumal Murugan’s Tale Of Food And Politics

Director Thamizh retains the timbre of a short story, yet accentuating it with visual and aural layers that bring it…

Nenjuku Needhi Movie Review: A Disproportionately Loud Film Highly Dependent On Dialogues To Convey Meanings

Unlike Article 15, which attempts to be as grounded and minimal for us to learn about the complex caste relations,…