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Putham Pudhu Kaalai review: A light-hearted anthology set during lockdown

Set in the lockdown, each short explores themes such as rediscovering love, new beginnings, second...

16 Oct 2020 18:49 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Ka Pae Ranasingam review: Aishwarya Rajesh shines in this impactful but long-drawn social drama

Though Vijay Sethupathi plays an extended cameo, it is Aishwarya Rajesh who carries the film on her...

04 Oct 2020 17:37 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Time Enna Boss!? review: Poor attempt at comedy falls as flat as its canned laughter

Great performers notwithstanding, the Amazon Prime series is a mishap that fails to be funny or...

26 Sep 2020 9:30 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Penguin review: Keerthy Suresh is masterly in a film that promised much more

The mystery thriller has a very good build-up and you are sucked into the narrative from the word...

20 Jun 2020 16:11 IST — Keyur Seta

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Ponmagal Vandhal review: This Jyotika-starrer is a hard-hitting legal drama

Thematically, Ponmagal Vandhal (2020) is close to Vidya Balan’s Kahaani 2 (2016) but as in It...

29 May 2020 10:27 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Nasir review: Moving, poetic portrayal of a day in the life of an ordinary man

Based on Dilip Kumar's short story A Clerk's Story, Nasir is a sharp but beautifully crafted...

10 May 2020 0:49 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Janani's Juliet review: Sharp documentary that explores love, caste and Shakespeare through the Indian lens

Pankaj Rishi Kumar's documentary peeks behind the process of Koumarane Valavane's play to a...

08 Apr 2020 11:01 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Psycho review: Mysskin delivers Tamil cinema’s most violent film

Psycho might not be as affecting and emotional as Pisaasu (2014), but its visuals and chilling will...

24 Jan 2020 19:23 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Darbar review: Rajinikanth shines in this uneven film about a cop with no rules

In Darbar, AR Murugadoss transforms Rajinikanth into an angry cop with no mercy or rules. He rides...

09 Jan 2020 13:30 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Thambi review: Karthi, Jyothika-starrer is a family drama elevated by solid twists

Thambi is the kind of family drama that has all the popular tropes associated with the genre but to...

22 Dec 2019 8:00 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Hero review: Sivakarthikeyan-starrer is a Gentleman tribute that needed more punch

PS Mithran’s Hero is the Gentleman tribute we needed and it’s a film that pretty much...

21 Dec 2019 19:00 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Action review: Vishal-starrer is an espionage thriller with style but no substance

Action, on paper, is an exciting idea that could’ve been Tamil cinema’s own Ek Tha Tiger...

16 Nov 2019 16:30 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Bigil review: Sports drama with a problematic core idea

Beneath the star pandering, Atlee makes Vijay coach a women’s football team and passes it for...

25 Oct 2019 18:51 IST — Karthik Kumar

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KD review: A journey back into childhood with two fantastic and lively characters

Entertaining, witty and sparkling with chemistry, Madhumita Sundararaman's little film is a...

16 Oct 2019 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Asuran review: Dhanush headlines a riveting tale of revenge

Asuran, which has revenge as its core theme, also touches upon issues like the class divide, caste...

04 Oct 2019 16:00 IST — Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Sethum Aayiram Pon review: Nuanced tale of love-hate relationship between a woman and her granddaughter

Directed by first-time filmmaker Anand Ravichandran, Sethum Aayiram Pon is a heartwarming piece of...

01 Oct 2019 23:00 IST — Suyog Zore

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Namma Veettu Pillai review: A tried and tested but satisfying family drama

Though cut from the same cloth as Pandiraj’s previous release Kadaikutty Singam, there is that...

27 Sep 2019 21:21 IST — Karthik Kumar

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Kaappaan review: A dull, long-drawn action film with no soul

In spite of Suriya’s earnest efforts to keep the film afloat, Kaappaan ends up as a miserable...

20 Sep 2019 18:00 IST — Karthik Kumar

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Comali review: This Jayam Ravi-starrer is silly but the jokes do the trick

Jayam Ravi’s Comali, from writer-director Pradeep Ranganathan, is the kind of film that never...

16 Aug 2019 15:46 IST — Karthik Kumar

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Nerkonda Paarvai review: Ajith, Shraddha headline this powerful social thriller

Nerkonda Paarvai is easily the most important film in Ajith’s career. Given its strong message...

08 Aug 2019 7:00 IST — Karthik Kumar