May 31, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
The film itself is laboured and sometimes contrived, the gangster elements are predictable and sometimes even comic
Jul 28, 2016
While the movie is gripping and stylish in parts, it loses its hold at crucial moments.
Nov 30, 2015
Kamal sacrifices what could have been a powerful story to please his narcissistic self.
May 18, 2015
O Kadhal Kanmani (OK, Kanmani)
Mani Ratnam fails as a writer and love becomes just another metaphor for tradition.
May 04, 2015
We can only see this movie like fond parents who see their children acting in a school play. Ours is not to reason why, but only to indulgently smile.
Dec 29, 2014
It is impossible to watch this movie without a sense of cynicism creeping up on you
Nov 10, 2014
This is what experts call the Stockholm Syndrome, where the captive audience falls in love with the captors (aka actors)
Sep 01, 2014
In spite of its inconsistencies, will become part of a small group of films that are challenging the predictability of commercial Kannada cinema.
Jul 07, 2014
Swirls Of Yearning
What takes people to shrines that grant what they seek? A look at wish-making.
Jan 13, 2014
Those Donnie Darkos
In the south, more than reel, films morph into rituals of the culture
Jun 04, 2012
Plato would have been proud of Singam. It is full of eternal, unchanging truths of Tamil cinema...
Jun 14, 2010
Saint meets James Bond. In the style of grand capers, the hero is a crook with a heart
May 04, 2009
Unlock The Doors Of Despair
Search high and low, but happiness lies in our pain. Evade it and you're lost in the quagmire.
Jan 10, 2005
The Deity In The Engine
Technology takes a round of the temple. Indians, still in the thrall of rituals, are yet to come to terms with the 'alien' machine spirit.
Jul 14, 2003
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