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  • Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo

    Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo


    vaguely peddles the idea of a genetic mandate, punches down. has a weird k3g-meets-bommarillu moment. some very obnoxious female objectification. worst of all: is overlong and boring.

  • Bala


    however many words in the english language and few i seem to be able to summon to register my disgust

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  • A Death in the Gunj

    A Death in the Gunj


    vikrant massey’s mild-mannered shutu will evoke tides of pathos long after the film’s over — a character study sure to find a place in the annals of indian cinema, contemporary and old

  • NGK



    mudhalvan on lsd. lead trio as surface allegory for the political system in which each player effects a collective mutation  — a particularly striking image of sai pallavi slung over suriya’s shoulder as he fends off attackers — with an invective a la anniyan for character (d)evolution plus a raghuvaran-arjun-styled interview almost serving as a prequel to the shankar film. certainly more complex than what a first impression might betray.