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Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Rummy
3.1 1,143 Ratings

Dummy!

For his feature film debut, K Balakrishnan goes back twenty five years in the past and comes up with a story that's as dated as the era and the practices it portrays. The year is 1988 and in some indi more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Inga Enna Solluthu
3.0 1,034 Ratings

Inga "Avoid This Film" nu Solludhu!

He appears on the screen right from the opening frame, referring to himself as VTV Ganesh, before beginning to narate the story of his life. He calls this film a dramatized version of incidents which more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Malini 22 Palayamkottai
2.8 479 Ratings

I Spit on Your Grave

If there's anything I have learned in the past sixteen months of reviewing films, it is that any film can spring a surprise. For a good part of the first hour, Sri Priya's "Malini 22 Palayamkottai" re more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Carrie
3.1 948 Ratings

This "Carrie" Eats Shit

One of the biggest issues with Kimberley Peirce's film adaptation of Stephen King's "Carrie" is appears to be assuming that everyone watching the film has read the book. Right from the opening scene w more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
5 years ago
Veeram
3.7 7,526 Ratings

whatever

How seriously can you take a film that tries to milk sentiment out of its star's salt and pepper look? The answer is: not very seriously. No matter how you see it, director Siva's "Veeram" is an awful more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Jilla
3.7 11,550 Ratings

A Crashing Bore!

Director R. T. Neason's "Jilla" reduces Mohanlal into being a narcissistic caricature with a God complex who converses only in punch dialogues. His Sivan is a feared Don in Madurai who makes his victi more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Madha Yaanai Koottam
3.2 942 Ratings

Four Funerals and a Wedding

"Madha Yaanai Koottam" has one of the most notably structured opening scenes in recent memory. If Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather" begins with a wedding and introduces us to the various members more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Biriyani
3.2 3,402 Ratings

Tomato Rice

It's been six years since Venkat Prabhu wrote and directed "Chennai 6000028", and he has went on to release four more films in that time. Most have been a commercial success but none had the warmth an more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
5 years ago
Chirunavvula Chirujallu (Endrendrum Punnagai)
3.3 2,312 Ratings

Endrendrum Punnagai

"Endrendrum Punnagai" is not a film about the lives of three friends; it is about one despicable, self-centered and maddeningly unreasonable man who happens to have two friends. Gowtham, Sri and Baby more...

60 Points

Prashanth M

Reviewed
6 years ago
Ivan Veramathiri
3.3 1,923 Ratings

Ivan Oru Maathiri

In the opening scene of "Ivan Vera Maathiri", the horrific incident which took place in 2008 at Dr. Ambedkar Law College where young men brutally savaged their fellow students is recreated. But the re more...

60 Points