Saturday, 17 November 2018

Thimiru Pudichavan: Even Lord Murugan couldn't save the screenplay

What if MGR of Pallandu Vaazhga meets Sivaji of Thanga Pathakkam in the form of Vikram from Saamy? That precisely is the character of Vijay Antony in his cop tale, Thimiru Pudichavan – he is a cop who is rugged, strict and wants to turn the bad guys into good guys.

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Cinematic liberty vs responsibility: Where our political dramas fail

They use this escape term ‘cinematic liberty’, to stop all criticism. But these commercial-political filmmakers miss the point of ‘cinematic responsibility’ and fail to visualise the impact their propaganda makes after their movies hit the screen.