Ramchander compares the short film and the short story it is based on.
Tag: Tamil movies
The Tamil Villain
Karthick RM thinks it’s time we paid more attention to the villain in Tamil cinema.
Titillation and perversion: the cis lens of Super Deluxe
Arvind argues that this widely loved Tamil film does a grave disservice to trans people.
A gun, some blood, and Mysskin
Ramchander writes on Mysskin’s film Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum and translates passages from the filmmaker’s book about the film.
Anusha attempts to write a short story, but it will not be entered in our contest.
Hallucinating Tamil Cinema
Denin Rajkumar’s artwork presents Tamil film personalities in new and unexpected ways.
Lakshmi Talkies and Whistling Samosas
Ramchander gives us a taste of Isai’s poems that observe life through the lens of Tamil cinema.
The complex trinity of women in Parasakthi
Shakila Zamboulingame analyses the representations of women in this iconic Tamil film from 1952.
An old man and a solitary man
Ramchander writes about Bharathiraja’s OM and Parthiban’s Oththa Seruppu, screened at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
Competing victories: Battle of sensibilities in Tamil cinema
Madhu watches two contemporaneous Tamil movies and writes about them.
Kaala and Pa Ranjith the artist
Ramchander argues that Pa Ranjith’s filmography is never lacking in form, even if such complaints abound.
The Chennai of Tamil Cinema
Ramchander wonders why we seem to be seeing the same few stories over and over, when there are several more unfolding at any given moment in Chennai.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about Anand Pandian’s Reel World, which is an anthropologist’s examination of Tamil cinema.