Archive for July, 2015

Jul 29 2015

Romeo Juliet

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

The names Romeo and Juliet immediately evoke Shakespeare’s timeless story of star-crossed lovers who face obstacles to their romance and die tragically at the end. The story has found its way to screen in many forms but Lakshman’s Romeo Juliet isn’t one of them. It is a romcom with much more modest ambitions. The film’s […]

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Jul 27 2015

Kaaka Muttai

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Kaaka Muttai is directed by a debutant director Manikandan and its cast is led by two young newcomers with only a few recognizable faces in supporting roles. Though having Dhanush and Vetrimaaran as producers gave it some visibility, the film built up quite a bit of buzz leading up to its release thanks to its […]

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Jul 08 2015

36 Vayadhinile

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Heroines have a very short shelf life compared to heroes in Tamil cinema. Once they stop playing the heroine, they quickly graduate to character roles like sister, sister-in-law and mom – in many cases to the same heroes they paired with earlier – and then move on to television serials and game shows. This career […]

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