I wondered why such a seemingly big film went for an OTT release just when smaller films were getting good response at the theatre. I got the answer half way through the movie. Atrangi Re opens with a bizarre sequence where the lead girl played by Sara Ali Khan is being chased by a few... Continue Reading →
Jagame Thanthiram – My Flash Review!
The much awaited film, Jagame Thanthiram finally got an OTT release and is now streaming on Netflix. Much awaited because it is directed by Karthik Subbaraj and has Dhanush in the lead. As I watched the film, I understood or rather derived the logic behind the title. Jagam or Jaga means place, so the film... Continue Reading →
Karnan – My Flash Review!
Mari Selvaraj’s Karnan screams for attention right from the beginning when the title credits roll with background noises of what happens in a highway. Then we are shown some arresting visuals of a young girl suffering from seizures right in the middle of a busy village road and all kind of vehicles plying by, without... Continue Reading →
Enai Noki Paayum Thota – My Flash Review
At the outset, the film stays loyal to the now familiar Gautam Menon (GVM) template. A template where even cop films will have soft, lingering romance woven into it. A template where voice over is a character by itself. A template where the hero is a Mr. Perfect in front of the heroine/girls. The only... Continue Reading →