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Absolute Power — Neat thriller

It’s thriller time. Clint East­wood is one of the unavoid­able cre­ators like Woody Allen, Hitch­cock when select­ing a film and he rarely dis­ap­points the fan. Absolute power is a polit­i­cal thriller based on a novel...

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Songs of 2011

Photo cour­tesy : Krishna. We live in a period every­one sings or at least try to be there. No won­der we get more fresh voices and fade out the old singers;  even field out...

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Silent Monk – Mouna Guru

Yutham sei and Mouna guru are good cop thrillers in this year. Can you spot the other similarity ? When I was com­ing out after watch­ing a crap movie, a guy was ask­ing his friend...

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Aadukalam Amarkkalam

  It was like after watch­ing Pud­hu­pet­tai in Ban­ga­lore PVR and think­ing much about the content/making of the film in the late hours. I felt the same after watch­ing Adukalam [ AK ]. Also,...

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Random access memory

  Vaadu leftlo Veedu rightlo I’m not com­fort­able with remake or remix or any tin­ker­ing to an orig­i­nal piece of art — even though it’s mostly done based on the busi­ness aspects. Good or...

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The Illusionist

The illutionist [ 2006/Drama ] Directed by : Neil Burger One of the most attractive forms of art is magic – even it fascinates a rationalist not as a belief just as science. It’s...

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Few grams from the gold mine – part II.

Disclaimer : Do you have the in-depth knowledge of raaga, scales, kamagam, sangathi, melakartha raagam, misra chapu thaalam [ appdinnaa ?! – 7 beat rhythm cycle] ? If you don’t have, don’t worry –...

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Unnaip Pol oruvan

Unnaip pol oruvan. There are 2 possible crowds watching this movie- one which has watched the Hindi movie ‘A Wednesday’ and the other one have no idea about the Hindi film and watching this...

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Reel rewind – Classics

Reel Classics – Mullum Malarum [ 1978 ]. World cinema need not necessarily be an Iranian, Spanish, Chinese or a Japanese movie. We do have the best in Tamil. For any art, it is...