I watched it! Two movies in one weekend! I am very proud of me. And this was a goooooooooooooooood movie. The plot is still crazy complicated, but the individual scenes are so lovely and powerful I could enjoy them and forget about the plot.Continue reading
Tag Archives: Trisha
Ponniyin Selvan Review (SPOILERS): Read This Before You See the Movie If You Want a Cheat Sheet
When I was growing up, before we went to see a Shakespeare play, my Mom would always read the synopsis aloud to us. Because you don’t want to be distracted by trying to follow the guaranteed-to-be-complicated plot while enjoying the performances and everything else. This is very much that kind of a movie, super SUPER complicated plot and it’s gonna be easier to appreciate the experience if you can relax and know who everyone is without trying to follow things.Continue reading
Ponniyin Selvan 1 review (NO SPOILERS): Prepare to Focus Very Hard On Remembering Names/Faces/Relationships
This movie is a mental marathon! All these names, backstories, relationships, flying at you. It works, but only if you FOCUS. Very few cheap thrills, all classy quality thrills.Continue reading
Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Stare at My Foot
Happy Saturday! I am laying in bed with my foot elevated 8 inches above my hips thinking about how the heck I am going to get my morning coffee. That should keep me busy for a few hours at least, and in the meantime y’all can chat.Continue reading
Two Groundbreaking Videos! Gulabo Sitabo Trailer, and Gautham Menon Mini-Film!
Two videos that we should look at both for content, and context. Since they are both “disrupting” the industry.Continue reading
Social Media Update! Rana is Engaged, Salman Made a Song, and Sid M Looks Good With Messy Hair
Sid M! Who knew! He made a little joke, and his hair looks fabulous, all messy and grown out.Continue reading
It’s Trisha’s Birthday! Watch Her Malayalam Movie, Hey Jude With Nivin Pauly!
Love Nivin, love Trisha, okay with The Beatles, and yet I don’t love-love this movie. It’s a good movie with a nice ending, you should watch it, it’s just not my favorite somehow.Continue reading
Watch Yennai Arindhaal for Trisha’s Birthday! And Because it is My Favorite Gautham Menon Movie
I can’t even really tell you why, I just love this movie. And it’s on einthusan! You all should watch it and then come back here and thank me.Continue reading
2010 Week: Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, My First Gautham Menon Review!
This was one of my early reviews, and very early in my Tamil journey, so forgive all the many many problems!Continue reading
News Round-Up: Rana, Alia, and Tara Sutaria All Break My Heart,
Well, everyone is making bad decisions this week! And just because their big grown up celebrities doesn’t mean they are too big for me to correct.Continue reading
Female Films Week: Best Heroines Who Aren’t the Lead, But Are Still Interesting
Is that title clear? I’m so tired, but I really want to have this discussion because I think it is interesting. What are the movies with a female love interest who is more complex than your usual “pretty face, good girl” kind of heroine?Continue reading
Valentine’s Thursday Tamil: 96! A Romance in Two Eras
This is a very well-made movie. And confirms my feeling that Trisha is secretly a brilliant actress, as good as Parvathy, but less likely to be given really good roles (partly because the Tamil industry just isn’t as good for female characters as the Malayalam). And also confirms my feeling that Vijay Sethupathi was put on this earth for women who like big natural bodies and sensitive souls. Oh, and this is a very VERY long review, once I get into the SPOILERS section. Watch out!Continue reading
Monday Malayalam: Hey Jude Finally Made it to American Movie Theaters!
I got to see Nivin onscreen! It was so EXCITING!!! And it wasn’t a bad movie this time, unlike Richie. And also Trisha, who I think I have seen in more movies than Nivin even, but never on the big screen. So that was exciting too.
Tuesday (On Wednesday to Make Up for Skipping last Week) Tamil: Yennai Arindhaal, Non-Toxic Masculinity
(did you think I didn’t remember I skipped last Tuesday? I did! I felt terrible! So this is to make up) I think I may have finally figured out what I like about Gautham Menon films. It took a while, because they seem like the kind of film I shouldn’t like, perfect heroes and opaque heroines. But with this film, I think I have cracked it. Oh, and also, Ajith looks goooo-ooooood with grey hair! Which is neither here nor there, but I felt it should be acknowledged.
Athadu: Angel and the Badman/Bombai Ka Babu/Assassins/The Killer
What an interesting masala of movies (that tracks, right? I was going to use “melange”, but that’s just French for “mix”, so why not “masala” instead?)! My Netflix envelope claimed it was a remake of some American movie called Assassins. But that’s just one of many many films that went into creating this one.
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana: So Cute! A Childhood Love Story Between Teenagers
I knew this movie was a big deal, and I knew it was inspired/related to Maine Pyar Kiya. But I didn’t know how innocent it would be! Innocent like Maine Pyar Kiya, but even more so.