கூழாங்கற்களின் கதை

கூழாங்கற்களின் கதை ஒரு திருவிழாவில், பெரிய தேர் வெளியே வந்து, ஊர்சுற்றி திரும்ப நிலைக்கு வரும் நிகழ்வானது, மொத்த ஊரும் கூடிச்சேர்ந்து ஆர்வமாகச் செய்யும் பணி. இதில் தேர் செய்த தச்சன், மின்சார ஒயர் தூக்கி பிடிப்பவர், சக்கரம் நிற்க கட்டை போடுபவர், கயிறு பிடித்து இழுக்கும் கடைக்கோடி மக்கள், கூட்டம் கட்டுப்படுத்தும் காவல்துறையினர் என அனைவரின் பங்களிப்பும் அதில் அடக்கம். அதே போலத்தான் ஒரு திரைப்படமும், அதன் பிரதான மற்றும் துணைக் கதாபாத்திரங்களும் – மிஸ்ஸியம்மா காலம் முதல் மேற்கு தொடர்ச்சி மலை காலம் வரையிலும், நேர்மையாக எழுதப்பட்ட ஒரு கதைக்கு, அதன் நிகழ்வுகள் நகர முக்கிய

Eeram - Neat effort.

Eeram [ 2009 ] – Suspense thriller Music : S Thaman [ Remember the stout drummer in Boys ] Written & directed : Arivazhagan Producer : Shankar   Plot : The film starts with a death scene of Ramya in a big apartment complex, which is identified by water leakage. Ramya‘s ex lover Vasu is the Asst Commissioner who investigates the case with special interest. 2 more mysterious deaths happen

Silent Monk - Mouna Guru

Yutham sei and Mouna guru are good cop thrillers in this year. Can you spot the other similarity ? When I was com­ing out after watch­ing a crap movie, a guy was ask­ing his friend — Machaan.. What was the last good film we watched ?! Do you know the basic expec­ta­tion of a reg­u­lar cin­ema fan while park­ing his two wheeler in the lot ? Sim­ple. At least this movie

Aadukalam Amarkkalam

  It was like after watch­ing Pud­hu­pet­tai in Ban­ga­lore PVR and think­ing much about the content/making of the film in the late hours. I felt the same after watch­ing Adukalam [ AK ]. Also, it once again proved my choice of films based on Direc­tor and not based on actors ! The first chal­lenge of any cre­ator is to express some­thing which was never told before. Cock­fight­ing is one such blood­sport

Random Access Memory — 1

Maaveeran The tamil ver­sion of Mag­a­d­heera has run equally well in the con­text of a tel­ugu dub­bing film. This once again proves the power of a good film. The good out­come is that this film is saved from a Tamil remake. Remakes and sequels will come out good in very rare cases [ excep­tion­als like the Dark Knight ]. This is one of our fam­ily movies where in all the

Uthirip Pookall - Bloomed only once !

“If I get anywhere near what Mahendran sir did in Uthirip pookkall, I’ll be a happy man.” – Director Manirathnam. There are 2 types of directors. Director and director of directors. Tamil film industry possesses the richest chain of great directors. There are few who are predominantly portrayed in this category, starting from Sridhar to Ameer. Mahendran is one such GEM in the industry. If literary works are properly used,

Ameer Sultan's Saga - Paruthi Veeran.

Paruthiveeran received 2 national awards. One for actor Priyamani and other one is ? The scope of a film is determined by the impact it makes on us. Most of the movies continue the impact for one night and then diminishes slowly. Very few movies make a lasting impact and make Toto to think for a longer time. One such brilliant piece is Paruthiveeran. Everyone knows about the story and

Chithiram Pesudhadi - Nam sindhai Mayangudhadi..

Q : Do you know the meaning of the name ‘Mysskin ‘ – Find the answer at the end of the post. Chithiram Pesudhadi was the first film written and directed by Mysskin. Previously, he worked as an associate with Kathir and Vincent Selva. With kathir he didn’t work in a film but spent some months on story discussion. With V.Selva he worked in “Youth” and “Jithan“. Though the working