Next Door (2005)

Naboer tells the story of John, having recently been left by his girlfriend, he retreats into self imposed isolation in his somewhat claustrophobic apartment. As the story unfolds (some parts in flashback) John is approached by his alluring neighbor who seduces/drags him into an underworld of sadism and mysterious undercurrents of retribution for something John does not yet understand. Definitely unique in it’s storytelling, Naboer … Continue reading Next Door (2005)

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

This is the season for new movies, at least it used to be before the virus hit. What normally would be a busy Friday night has turned into scarce pickings over streaming and trying to keep up with the idea of specials that these sites are loading out. Tonight though, I managed to catch the early seasonal film, an attempt to get a Christmas spirit … Continue reading Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

Mookuthi Amman (2020)

MOOKUTHI AMMAN – MOVIE REVIEW RJ Balaji graduates to being a writer and director in this film that is product by Vels International. This film is a Disney Hotstar release on OTT. MA is a throwback to the 80s and 90s period of devotional movies with the screenplay conveniently forgetting the present. RJ Balaji does not surprise with his writing. The story is largely predictable … Continue reading Mookuthi Amman (2020)

Soorarai Pottru (2020)

SOORARAI POTTRU – MOVIE REVIEW Surya’s 2D Entertainment produces this film that is written and directed by Sudha Kongra. We are witness to one more “loose” bipoc on screen that is adulterated with a lot of cinematic liberties, “liberal” opinions and “flavoured” masala. The film is more of an emotional rollercoaster ride helped by some terrific performances helping the intensity throughout the film. At the … Continue reading Soorarai Pottru (2020)