Where is the evolution of the hero you were touted to be, Harry, when till the end, you needed to be saved by good fortune and sacrificial relatives?
If you failed to stand up for the anthem, if you didn’t pay your taxes, if you didn’t respect the tricolour, you seriously considered the possibility of an incensed Arjun coming at you.
It has been two days since, and I still cannot have a conversation without looking at the walls around me for signs of a camera.
The bad guy says, “Adhu yevan da?” The hero’s friend says, “Unakku yeman da.” Remember that green smiley on WhatsApp that denotes sickness? That’s exactly how I felt.
In the case of Simbu’s fans though, there are bigger concerns than the quality of the film… like the existence of the film itself.
Do the filmmakers intend the heroine to be a necessary distraction from what they perceive to be the grime of such stories?
There are two types of people: those who laugh when a character’s genitalia gets hurt, and those who don’t. I’m likely of the latter kind, considering how I didn’t find a whole lot to laugh at every time the protagonist of Peechaankai either grabs another character’s, hmm, wing wang in a fight scene, or somehow manages to…
While watching Maragadha Nanayam, I couldn’t shake off the thought that this is the film Peechaankai wanted to be. It wanted to be quirky, it wanted to be laugh-out-loud funny, and it wanted to be lively and entertaining. Maragadha Nanayam is all of that, and is a testament to how with a writer who has…
But make no mistake, there’s a lot to like in Rangoon, and this is easily Gautham Karthik’s best film yet. This is a world in which people don’t have the time to–and can’t afford to–think of first-world issues like morality and ethics.
If you’re easily tickled, you must watch Baywatch; it’ll cure you.
Towards the end, having experienced the hilarious and often poignant interplay between such real, rural characters, it seemed to me that this is the sort of film that somebody like Manikandan would make if asked to do a village film.