Thuppakki

Actors: Vijay, Kajal Agarwal, Vidyut Jammwal, Sathyan, Jayaram Genre: Action Thriller Rating: 3/5 Written by A. R. Murugadoss, Thuppakki centers around Jihadists, the not-so-well-known sleeper-cell network that is prevalent in India (Mumbai, more so) , and a pumped up captain in the Indian Army who decides to decode it by taking the problem head on. The … Continue reading

Vettai

Actors: Arya, Madhavan, Ashutosh Rana, Sameera Reddy, Amala Paul Genre: Action-comedy Rating: 2.5/5 Brothers will relate to this movie more than the women-folk. Just saying. Opening scene: Two little boys are engaged in a kite-fight, and one ends up losing . The boy who lost is bullied, but decides to get the better of the bully … Continue reading

Manmadhan Ambu

Actors: Kamal Haasan, R Madhavan, Trisha Krishnan, Sangeetha Genre: Rom-com Rating: 3/5 Like most rom-coms Manmadhan Ambu does not hold many surprises, no doubt about that. Since story is not the USP, it’s anyone’s guess the focus elements would be the starcast (their performances), the screenplay and more importantly humour, given the genre. Based across different European travel … Continue reading

Enthiran (The Robot)

Actors: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Danny Denzongpa Genre: Sci-fi Rating: 4/5 Scene: Rajni as Dr. Vaseegaran introduces Chitti the Robot to an audience of scientists.  Scientist: Kadavul irukaara? (Does God exist?) Robot: Kadavul na yaaru? (Who is God?) Scientist: Namla ellam padaithavar Kadavul (We are all creations of God) Robot: Enna padaithavar Dr.Vaseegaran. Appo, kadavul irukaar (Dr. Vaseegaran created me. So, God exists) A thunderous applause … Continue reading

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya

Lead Actors: Simbu, Trisha      Genre: Romance, Drama Rating: 3/5 Boy meets Girl, falls in love? Check. Boy and girl live in same South Indian conservative community? Check. (Boy’s family is a tenant of the girl’s). Boy is a college graduate without a job? Check. Girl is a responsible kid doing her bit for the family? Check. Boy trying … Continue reading

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