Archive for December, 2013

Dec 27 2013

Dhoom 3

Published by under Hindi Cinema

The Dhoom series has always been about big stars, style and cool action sequences. Dhoom 3 sticks to that formula but also throws some drama into the mix. The film ups the ante when it comes to all aspects of the formula and the lack of logic and realism is by now a given but […]

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Dec 25 2013

Happy Holidays!

Published by under Family

In the spirit of the season, here are the kids performing Jingle Bell Rock on flute and violin. Wish you all a wonderful holiday season!

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Dec 23 2013

Biriyani

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Though Venkat Prabhu’s first three films(Chennai 600028, Saroja and Goa) were ensemble films that starred smaller(in terms of star power) actors, his last film was Mankatha, a crime thriller with Ajith, one of our biggest stars, in the lead. With that film turning out to be his – as well as Ajith’s – biggest success, […]

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Dec 18 2013

Ivan Vera Maathiri

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

After pleasing both critics and audiences with the double romance Engeyum Eppodhum, director Saravanan switches tracks to bring us an action flick Ivan Vera Maathiri. He has a great eye for staging action sequences but some contrivances and coincidences damage the semi-realistic feel he tries to generate with his story. Angered by the refusal of […]

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Dec 16 2013

Kalyana Samayal Saadham

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Kalyana Samayal Saadham broadly follows the template of a romcom but does a few things differently within that template as it portrays a romance leading up to an arranged marriage and saddles the hero with a problem that has serious repercussions. Those differences, along with its light-hearted tone and modern sensibilities, make it an enjoyable […]

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Dec 12 2013

Happy Birthday Rajnikanth!

Published by under Tamil Cinema

2010 and 2011 were a couple of roller-coaster years for Rajni fans. 2010 offered an incredible high as the year was driven by anticipation about Enthiran with rumors, photos and snippets about the movie and was rounded off by the film’s humongous world-wide success. In contrast, 2011 was a terrible low as Rajni fell ill […]

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