Vysakh’s ultra-generic ‘Turbo’ is basically Mammootty saying he needs to chill after ‘Bramayugam’
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
2d ago
The film also stars Raj B Shetty, Anjana Jayaprakash. It is yet another mass movie that thinks a star’s swag is enough. Towards the end of Turbo, the villain – played by Raj B Shetty – utters these words: “I hate these bloody old  cliches.” He needn’t have waited so long. The bloody old cliches ..read more
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Interview: Jeyamohan
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
3d ago
This interview is part of our “exploring…” series, where we discuss one or more aspects of cinema, writing, etc. For more, subscribe to GALATTA PLUS: https://tinyurl.com/ysbkyrht Copyright ©2024 GALATTA ..read more
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Readers Write In #697: My two more cents on Serious Literature – Part Three
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
4d ago
By G Waugh ‘One of literature’s purposes is to give hope to the hopeless.’ I have seen some of the finest critics trying to define the purpose of art and literature as given above. I have seen some of them reject even the most truly original works of art as undeserving of their adulation and ..read more
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Interview: Sanjay Leela Bhansali (‘Heeramandi’)
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
5d ago
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Readers Write In #696: The ‘Dark’ Past
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
1w ago
By G Waugh It sometimes boggles my mind when I think about how much of my unnecessary past I carry with me. Any offhand comment, or a passing observation, a casually generated thought tossed off like a used cigarette butt by someone in the days of our growing up may get stuck in our minds ..read more
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Vipin Das’s ‘Guruvayoor Ambalanadayil’ is an easy watch, but this solid premise should have generated more laughs
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
1w ago
The film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Basil Joseph. Not all the jokes land, and the second half, especially, dips in momentum. When I interviewed director Hari before the release of Rathnam, he said it was important that the big heroes do more films per year, instead of concentrating on just one potential mega-blockbuster at a time ..read more
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Interview: A deep dive into STAR, with director Elan
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
1w ago
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Readers Write In #695: குடும்ப தலைவன்
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
1w ago
By Soorya N திவாகர் தன்னுடைய தங்கை செண்பகத்தை காண, போன வாரம் , செவ்வாய்க்கிழமை சென்றான்.இன்று வெள்ளிக்கிழமை . ஒன்பது நாள் ஆகிவிட்டது. இன்னும் அவர் வரல. போன் பண்ணல .நாளைக்கு வரேன், நாளைக்கு வரேன்னு  ..read more
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Readers Write In #694: One Nation One Election- a leftist perspective/rant
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
2w ago
By G Waugh It sometimes pains me to think that most people, a majority of us, laymen and the educated alike, while assuming that we are socially conscious citizens, often care very less about what exactly needs to be cared the most – the economy. When I say economy, I hate to use terms that ..read more
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Interview: Sab John Edathattil (the writer of ‘Guna’, and screenwriting teacher)
Baradwaj Rangan
by brangan
2w ago
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