Archive for December, 2017

Dec 18 2017

Aval

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Barring the occasional Yaavarum Nalam, Tamil cinema has been starved of films in the pure horror genre, with comedy-horror – with an unequal emphasis on comedy – dominating the scene. So Aval, a true blue horror film, is a welcome change. Though not very scary, especially if Hollywood and Asian horror movies are a regular […]

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Dec 14 2017

Nenjil Thunivirunthal

Published by under Review,Tamil Cinema

Suseenthiran is one of our more versatile directors switching easily between romance, drama and action films. His thrillers like Paandiyanaadu and Paayum Puli had a bigger star in Vishal but still managed to be quite grounded without getting mired in commercial masala. In Nenjil Thunivirunthal, he goes with a couple of actors with a lot less […]

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Dec 12 2017

Ippadai Vellum

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After the failed attempts to become an action hero, Udhayanidhi Stalin seems to be gravitating towards roles where he plays a common man caught up in situations beyond his control. In that sense, the hero’s role in Ippadai Vellum is a perfect fit for him. Unfortunately what could have been an interesting thriller is derailed by the […]

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