Madurey Review – Punnaku Pandi and the ‘Negro Problem’

There cannot be a pinch in death More sharp than this is. – Imogen in Cymbeline (Act 1, Scene 1) Who would have thought Vijay’s character in Madurey would succeed so grandly, so effortlessly and, Holy Christ, so quickly, where Martin Luther King, Lyndon Johnson, the marchers at Selma and countless other civil rights activists […]

Sivakasi Review – Punnaku Pandi & The Art of Nonsense

When Tamil film actor Vijay shuffles off his mortal coils, the coffin lowered, the last heap of soil flung on the decorated box and the tombstone erected, the epitaph will most likely read Punnaku Pandi – Failed Comedian. With a zany knack for picking films whose only qualification is that they must be bizarrely nonsensical […]

Villu Review – Revoltingly Bad

Machi, Idhu Oru P**lu Padam da (Buddy, Villu is Total Garbage). To describe this satanic piece of shit Villu as a movie is akin to considering nature’s freaks like Hitler, Prabhakaran and Stalin as humans. Are Prabhu Deva, Vijay and Nayantara utterly bereft of shame that they stoop so low as to unleash bizarre rubbish on […]

Kuruvi Review – Nonstop Nonsense

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi’s grandson Udhayanidhi Stalin has delivered a Sakkada Panni (dirty pig) of a movie in his maiden production Kuruvi. Vijay and bathroom video fame starlet Trisha assisted by Ashish Vidyarthi and Suman come together in this horrendous nightmare called Kuruvi to deliver nonstop nonsense from the first frame to the last. […]

Azhagiya Tamil Magan Review – Utter Garbage

Asingamana Tamil Magan would be a more apt name for this repellent farce of a movie featuring Vijay in a double role opposite the young Delhi girl Shriya Saran. Abomination Par Excellence Even in the long gone days of silent movies, film-makers would not dare to unleash an abomination like Azhagiya Tamil Magan on viewers. […]