Mouna Ragam Review – Junk

(For SI Blog Reader Shadowfax_Arbit and possibly many other Karthik Fans ) Since SI is in a Karthik mood lately, we sat down to watch Mouna Ragam (1986). Mouna Ragam is hailed as one of the finest films put out by Mani Ratnam, an highly overrated director in our not-so-humble opinion. Not surprising, given that […]

Gokulathil Seethai Review – Merely Bad

Most Tamil films skid into one of two categories – Real Bad (usually featuring Surya, Karthi, Vijay, Simbhu, Vombhu, Kombhu et al) and the Disgustingly, Hopelessly, Offensively, Obscenely Bad (buffoons like Ajith, Trisha and Vishal are fixtures in this genre). Since some of my readers have been lately wetting their jetties over a 17-year-old film […]