Cracking Kolaveri

“So, why did an entire generation get hooked to it? Well, that’s a question I suspect both Anirudh and Dhanush are tired of trying to answer, and perhaps trying to figure out too.”

Theeran Adhigaram Ondru: An overlong but solid cop film, despite flaws

“His wife’s in danger, some people have been killed, and he’s on the way. Another masala film director would announce the arrival with loud background music, and bring you the hero in slo-mo. But Vinoth isn’t done teasing. He gives you the heroic arrival, yes, but not of Theeran. He brings somebody else to equally rousing reception: an adult German Shepherd.”

Whistles, not wolf whistles: Why Nayanthara matters

The adulation, the rooting, the selfless connection was always reserved for the hero. The heroine could disappear after the cursory duet or two, but should the hero come into danger, all hell would break loose. BUT. This hasn’t been the case in recent Nayanthara films.

Aramm: A powerful story that doesn’t flinch from asking tough questions

There’s a lingering sense of guilt on the faces of most of these government employees, every time Mathi asks them a tough question. Their heads hang down in shame, but it seems they are too entrenched in the system to feel emotionally about the impact of their jobs any more. Mathi doesn’t get this. She just isn’t wired that way.