In order of release date, here are the year’s most interesting and memorable films, from ‘Peranbu’ to ‘Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu’ (and excluding films releasing in the last weekend of December).
Kartik Aaryan’s impotent rage in the face of Bhumi Pednekar and Aparkshakti Khurana’ s screen presence finds companionship in Ananya Pandey’s robotic non-presence. What could have been funny falls flat.
It’s a great line, one that’s at the heart of everything Pa Ranjith stands for. But it doesn’t sound like a “lecture”. It transcends mere “advice” and becomes something purer, a kind of existential philosophy.