(This is one of the shots that I took in Chennai – a priest cutting in and out of traffic wearing no helmet. Just a simple dhoti covering his bare skin and for the feet, rather worn-out sandals – I wonder how serious his injuries are going to be if he falls down. I have seen ladies with saree with fast bikes and no helmets as well. Higher-resolution shot here)
(A very realistic movie on the lifeline of a saree shop, the salespersons and story of lovers who started off as enemies all in one neat package. Image source: The Hindu)
I wonder why really good Tamil movies always seem to have tragic endings.
Just take Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu for example – brilliantly made movie but the ending was tragic, despite the underdogs winning the final match, the main character ends up dead and the beautiful heroine is left looking for her love for the rest of the life. Tragic indeed!
(No one, I mean, no one messes up with the drill sergeant – more so if the drill sergeant is Gunnery Sgt. Hartmann played by Ronald Lee Ermey. Gunnery Sgt. Hartmann is furious after finding out a hidden food in the recruit’s personal box. Image source: www:boston.com)
I am watching Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket” and I must say Ronald Lee Ermey as Gunnery Sgt.… [Click to read the rest] “Full Metal Jacket 1987: Ronald Lee Ermey”
(Seeing a dead body on the highway was not something I had in mind for my weekend entertainment. Image source: http://thezeph.wordpress.com)
(One movie tailor made for Yuvan Shankar Raja – his soundtrack for this movie thus far is the best todate. Image source: Now Running)
Let me start with a flashback
Couple months ago (I lost count the actual date), we were returning from a late night event. My wife wanted to buy a loaf of bread, so we stopped at a Petronas petrol station.… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Paiyaa 2010, Best Soundtrack To Date”