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BARADWAJ RANGAN REVIEWS

Baradwaj Rangan is a National Award-winning film critic. He has authored Conversations with Mani Ratnam and Dispatches From the Wall Corner. His long-form story on Vikram was featured in The Caravan Book of Profiles, as one of their “twelve definitive profiles.” His short story, The Call, was published in The Indian Quarterly. He has written screenplays and works for theatre. He teaches a course on cinema at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. He is also Chief Consultant with Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star.

vanamagan-movie-review

An amiably silly comic adventure turns into tiresome drama


anbanavan-asaradhavan-adangadhavan-movie-review

A tiresome star vehicle with a mind-boggling stance on women


maragatha-naanayam-movie-review

Better than your average horror-comedy, but could have been much better


uru-movie-review

A pretty entertaining thriller that asks us to make up our own minds


peechankai-movie-review

A killer premise that should have resulted in a way-funnier film


sathriyan-movie-review

A surprisingly decent spin on the love-transforms-a-rowdy sub-genre


rangoon-tamil-movie-review

This film from debutant director Rajkumar Periasamy is a not-bad thriller, with a ton of interesting detail


godha-movie-review

A joyous compendium of sporting-movie (and love-story) clichés


oru-kidayin-karunai-manu-movie-review

A gem that doesn’t forget to entertain even as it pursues loftier ambitions


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