Over the years, we’ve had almost every big actor play a cop sometime or the other in his career, but only a few of those films have the ability to entertain you during multiple viewings, writes Anirudh AR
Ponmagal Vandhal isn’t about getting physically stronger to exact revenge, it is about regaining one’s mental strength to procure justice.
The director doesn’t trust his material. He doesn’t trust the audience enough to feel that this “issue” is enough, and doesn’t need to be cheaply sensationalised.
Ahead of the release of the first major Tamil film to get a direct-to-OTT release (on Amazon Prime Video), the actor talks about the difference between theatres and going digital, the future, and the freedom it offers
Directed by JJ Fredrick, the film will release on Amazon Prime Video on the 29th of May
Sivaji Ganesan as the Big B, Suriya as SRK and GVM replacing Farhan Akhtar for the Dil Chahta Hai remake. As blasphemous as this may sound, here’s a back-of-the-school bus conversation we’ve all indulged in at some point in time.
As much as some of us may romanticise “the theatrical experience”, for most audiences, the No. 1 factor is convenience. Just look at how many people have begun to watch Tamil serials on OTT platforms!
With patience, this is a film that can really grow on you. Play it like a game…rewind the bits that are confusing, to watch again, and fast forward through the songs.
They are not looking to produce big-budget films like studios do. They’re happy to experiment.
Anirudh AR on places that go far beyond Central Station to establish a film as being unmistakably Chennai.
14 scenes from Tamil movies that nudged us to invest in the love stories on screen, and gave us ideas too
With ENPT finally releasing this Friday, here’s what’s left of a dangerous exercise to rank his films. Dangerous, not just because it could leave anyone feeling confused like Jessie; but also because picking one film over another meant picking one phase of life over another