Arrambam Review – Trash Hard to Surpass

Misery rains down on Indians in diverse forms. Mine came trekking all the way from the People’s Republic of Rotten Movies (a.k.a. Kollywood) bearing the infantile title Arrambam (Beginning). Arrambam debuted at several theaters in the U.S. Wednesday evening and I sat through the punishing ordeal of watching the premiere show at a theatre on […]

Arrambam – Good Opening in U.S

Ajith Kumar’s Arrambam has opened to a decent response. About 70 people in the hall at a theatre on the East Coast (U.S.) People are still trickling in. Movie should start in about five minutes, i.e. at 9PM Eastern Time. Update – 1 Interval – 10:10PM Plain awful so far. The central theme of movie […]

Theeya Velai Seyyanum Kumaru – Painful

By Cool Guy TVSK, short for Theeya Velai Seyyanum Kumaru is yet another romantic comedy. 🙁 The obsession to churn out predictable romantic comedies is a plague afflicting Tamil film directors. Why else would films like Soodhu Kavvum turn out to be such rare commodities. Cast: Siddharth, Hansika Motwani, Santhanam, Delhi Ganesh, Ganesh Venkatraman Direction: […]

Settai – Trailer Trash

Like the upcoming Tamil offal Settai, movie remakes in India are a collision wreck of failure and insanity, compounded by the devil of laziness. An abject failure of imagination and the insane Indian obsession for quick, easy money fueled by astonishing laziness, yes, that is the trademark Indian (dishonorable) tradition of remakes. Before you can […]