Archive for May, 2015

May 17 2015

Vijay Awards

Published by under Tamil Cinema

Very few award shows for Tamil cinema can be taken seriously. The State awards are completely politicized and are usually announced very late while the awards at the other shows are usually handed out based on who can make it to the awards function(since many of these are held in foreign spots like Singapore, Malaysia […]

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May 14 2015

Koffee with Jo

Published by under Tamil Cinema

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not a big fan of interviews on our Tamil TV channels. Afraid of controversy, our interviewers steer clear of any topics that could be even remotely interesting and play it really safe. The actors for their part simply repeat facts they have already uttered in a million interviews and praise […]

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May 11 2015

Papanasam Trailer

Published by under Preview,Tamil Cinema

Mohanlal’s Drishyam was a fantastic thriller. The film’s story was smart and original and the screenplay maintained suspense till the very end but there were other important aspects that led to it being such an engrossing and exciting thriller. The protagonist was a common man who used his brain rather than brawn to protect his […]

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May 10 2015

Oscar Films – Part I

Published by under English Cinema

Now that the Oscar winners have started coming out on DVD, I’ve caught up on a few of them in the last couple of weeks. While the Oscars themselves were boring, the year seems to have been a good one movie-wise since all the films I’ve seen so far have been impressive with the movies […]

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