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Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Saivam
3.4 744 Ratings

Family Ties

Vijay's "Saivam" has a lot going for it right from its title, in which the alphabet I is highlighted by a green mark usually used to differentiate between non-vegetarian and vegetarian products. Even more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Kulfi (Vada Curry)
3.4 871 Ratings

In Master's Footsteps

Debutant Saravana Rajan, former associate of Venkat Prabhu, is someone who knows how to survive in the industry with cut-throat competition. He makes his directorial debut Vadacurry look like a mirror more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Naan Thaan Bala
3.0 248 Ratings

A bold attempt

It's not very often we see a star comedian step out of his comfort zone and actually act much to the surprise of the fans. A comedian's role in Indian cinema, especially southern industry, is always l more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Ulavacharu Biriyani (Un Samayal Arayil)
3.1 356 Ratings

Cooked with No Passion

All great actors don't make great directors. Real life example of that is one of the finest actors of Indian cinema, Prakash Raj, who has failed miserably every single time he donned the director's ha more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Kochadaiiyaan (Vikrama Simha)
3.4 2,736 Ratings

Nothing Legendary About It

After long delay superstar Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan is finally out and my instant reaction after watching the film is that did we wait for three years for this film? If this is what we waited for t more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.5 3,463 Ratings

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Entertaining, Ambitious and Ingenious

The time travel concept when used effectively as a movie plot can literally resurrect any sagging franchise, introduce new characters and even create possibilities for the development of a series with more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Godzilla
3.3 1,379 Ratings

Fitting Tribute to Godzilla's history

In an important scene in this mega budget spin-off of Japanese monster Godzilla, the creature is referred to as God because it is on top of the food chain and is considered as king of the world. Why g more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Yaamirukka Bayamey
3.3 2,134 Ratings

A True Horror-Comedy

Horror comedies are a rarity in Tamil cinema and if you set a film like Kanchana as benchmark for this genre, debutant Deekay's 'Yaamirukka Bayamey' is definitely a cut above it. The ghost in this fil more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
4 years ago
Anaamika (Nee Enge En Anbe)
3.1 548 Ratings

Not a solid remake

The Tamil remake of "Kahaani" is finally out and unlike the original; it's not solid but has some moments to make your watching experience memorable. Contrary to his light-hearted films, Sekhar Kammul more...

60 Points

Rajiv Menon

Reviewed
5 years ago
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
3.4 1,323 Ratings

Shut up and watch

I haven't watched Balaji Mohan's directorial debut Kadhalil Sodhappuvathu Eppadi, so I watched his second film Vaayai Moodi Pesavum with no expectations. Going by Tamil cinema's standard today, VMP gi more...

60 Points