Archive for November, 2015

Nov 29 2015

10 Endrathukulla

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

We’ve recently seen several promising directors make films with interesting stories and a fresh cast that, without the constraints of image, fits those stories and makes them work. But the directors seem to treat theseĀ  films as simply the ticket to making films with bigger stars. Once they get that chance, they drop what made […]

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Nov 16 2015

Puli

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

With historical comedies, social fantasies, westerns and alternate-timeline movies under his belt, director Chimbu Deven has so far made movies that lay well outside the time-tested genres in Tamil cinema. Vijay too, with films like Nanban, has recently shown his willingness to step outside his comfort zone and star in movies that don’t fully fall […]

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Nov 09 2015

Premam

Published by under Malayalam Cinema

Alphonse Puthran’s first film was Neram, a race-against-time thriller that worked as a dark comedy with its complex plot, non-linear screenplay and quirky characters. He follows it up with the completely different Premam, a simple, soft love story. Gorgeously shot and well-acted, it is a wonderful, feel-good romance. Premam follows the Autograph template of recounting […]

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