Release Date : Apr 14,2017 Movie Run Time : 2 Hours 6 Minutes Censor Rating : U
Dhanush can do anything with regard to cinema – act, dance or write; he does them all in admirable standards too. With Pa Paandi, Dhanush tries to put a firm foot into direction for the very first time.
Pa Paandi is about a popular retired stunt master who goes on a road trip in search of his first love. There have been very few films in Tamil that has dealt with the life of old man. Even if there are any, they would mostly talk about their struggles. But where Pa Paandi scores is the tight and light manner it talks about a very intense topic. That’s where Dhanush really proves his mettle as a director.
The entire experience you get from watching a family drama often comes down to the small emotional moments. There are 4 to 5 moments in Pa Paandi, which may not be fresh to all but still would make everyone wear a smile on their face.
With age, not just our perspectives change but also how others look at us. How children who once look upon their elders as heroes, think of them as burden after they age. Our hero Pa Paandi is different, even at his mid-sixties, he is physically and mentally strong. The society calls him an old man, wants him to be locked inside a room and think nothing but his past and die someday. But he has other plans; he wants to live every moment of his life for himself and not for the society or for his children who have their own life to live. Dhanush has shown that a script like this could be given a typical commercial treatment.
Rajkiran is brilliant from the word go, he has played his part so well. Have we seen him speak in English? Here he does. Pa Paandi shows Rajkiran in a completely different form that we have never seen before. Revathi is back in a romantic role after ages and she has carried it with a matured performance. Dhanush too has a meaty role to play in the film. He comes for around 30 minutes. We have seen Dhanush play similar characters in the past and it is a cake walk kind of performance from him. Sean Roldan’s music was a delight and it complemented the script so well.
Simple things like the build-up to Rajkiran or fight scenes could have been composed with little more perfection or more natural to be precise. In fact, the last fight looks a little force-fitted and could have been avoided. You might take some time to relate to the character but once that’s done, you are all in for an enjoyable ride. The first half largely is about establishment of Rajkiran’s character, while the second half talks about his past and also soul-searching experience. A nicely knit plot, in fact!
Pa Paandi is packed with some realistic dialogues and emotions that many could relate to. It has something for everyone. Fathers would like it and so would kids. So it’s a film for family audience who might leave the theatre with some degree of satisfaction.
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The latest installment in the popular Underworld franchise, Underworld: Blood Wars talks about Kate Beckinsale defending herself from both the Lycans and the Vampires.
The film starts of in an interesting fashion and you keep hoping that you will find something exciting for your money but till the very end you are not offered anything new. You could predict what is going to happen and the audiences are ahead of the film all the time.
With so much gone into the making of the film, considering the number of hours taken to render a VFX shot and hectares of land being destroyed, this edition of Underworld lacks detailing in CG department compared to its peers.
The film will have its takers too. If you are an ardent Underworld fan, if you do not expect to have a proper beginning or ending and if you are happy with a few well-made fight scenes in between and a never ending war between Lycans and Vampires, then you might like this film.
This edition could be termed as one of the least engaging Underworld series. In spite of being just one and a half hour film, since the story is filled with clichéd sequences that don’t deliver, it looks a little longer or very longer than its runtime. The rush one would demand from a vampire film is missing. And the fact that the makers didn’t intend to surprise the audience with something different in the script is disappointing.
Michael and Wandmacher’s score, Karl Walter and Lindenlaub’s cinematography create a good mood. Kate as usual does her job perfectly well. There is hardly anything to complain about other supporting cast as well.
Underworld: Blood War is a no-brainer that is lazily constructed. It has too many loose ends in the plot. The emphasis is on an unending war. Even the action sequences don’t work on most occasions, which is an essential factor in films like these. It is nothing more than a rehash of few yesteryear Vampire movies and has absolutely nothing new to offer.
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Hucksaw Ridge talks about a committed American peace-monger combat medic who refuses to carry a weapon as he feels it is against his ethics. But he still wants to help his nation at the battlefield as a medic. Yes, it is a biography and we are talking about the heroic combat medic Desmond T. Doss. He became the 1st man to be awarded the Medal of Honor without even firing a single bullet or killing a person.
It is a period film which talks about one historical episode that took place during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a youngster who is very much in love with a girl, takes a decision to serve his nation on the battlefield. Using a weapon or killing people is against his ethics, so how do you win a battle without killing? Desmond shows that it is not always about killing your opponent, but you could also become unassailable by protecting your ally during the toughest situations.
People were against his ideas but he never gave up and always stood for what he believed. When the going gets tough the tough get going. True to this statement, he had proved his worth during a crunch situation that not many could have done.
The initial half talks about his moral values and his struggles in the military camp while the latter half occurs mostly on the war field that offers some of the brutal and intense battle scenes ever made.
The images that you are shown are riveting and frightening at times. It makes you feel that you are under siege with the combatants. It is savagely beautiful, thanks to shocking and unforgettable visuals from Simon Duggan’s camera that evokes the claustrophobia and clamor.
Stunt team deserves as much credit as anyone else; the fights are gripping and spectacular. Rupert Gregson-Williams is the man in charge of the music department which looks fitting and to the point. It travels with the film and never looks to hinder the narration.
Director Mel Gibson is a master when portraying the emotions. He does no less here and gives us an emotional yet riveting experience. But on the downside, the film gets a little cheesy and overdramatic towards the end. His heroic transition could have been less cinematic.
Moreover, Desmond stands for peace but the film largely glorifies violence. Apart from one scene where he treats ailing opponent soldier, the real peaceful side of him has not been shown much. The latter part only has violence which may be crowd pleasing and also helps to establish the gutsy and fearless side of Desmond but it mellows down the principle that he stood for.
On the whole, it is an emotionally gripping and unsettling film. It will be an overwhelming experience if you are a fan of war films that are made in cinematic style.
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Hugh Jackman’s most cherished role Wolverine aka Logan is back for one last time. Wolverine is a superhero to the mutant community, but he is no hero to the human community. This episode is more of an emotional ride that shows the world where being a Mutant is at best a double-edged sword and no triumph is likely to be anything but short-lived.
The premise takes place in 2029 where mutants are considered to be an endangered breed. Logan, in an attempt to hide from the world, spends his days working as a chauffeur on the Mexican border. Logan considers that he along with the ailing professor X are the last Mutants left alive but that’s not the case, Logan’s legacy will continue, and you will know how when you watch the film.
Hugh Jackman for once plays an ageing Wolverine who is getting to lose his self-healing ability. So he is not indestructible anymore which makes this movie more real and exciting to watch compared to the earlier versions of Wolverine. It gives you a more realistic and ‘human’ feel to it as it is about an ageing Logan in the future where the mutants are dying off.
Hugh brilliantly personifies the emotions and tells us what it takes to be an ageing Mutant who is expecting his death. “Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made it last too long”. This dialogue of Wolverine from the film best explains what goes on in the mind of an old mutant superhero. This is Hugh Jackman’s 10th Wolverine avatar, and it sure is a fitting finale.
Dafne Keen as Laura was equally impressive. Her scenes with Hugh Jackman were dealt with care by not overdoing the dad-daughter bonding drama. Boyd Holbrook as the antagonist does a neat job too, but he gets to play the usual villain.
The film takes place in an alternate timeline established by X-Men: Days of Future Past, so it’s not like a proper sequel to the earlier Wolverine series. It is more like a reboot so even if Logan is your first mutant film, you wouldn’t have any difficulties in following the story.
Logan is a more performance-driven film. It does have its share of action scenes, but they are too far in between. That to us is the major positive of the movie, but if you are expecting a Wolverine part 1 kind of action, there is a chance that you could be mildly disappointed. It has plenty of blood oozing moment like other parts, but this episode is just not about that.
The story does not deviate one bit and travels at a steady pace too. It creates characters we come to care about. That’s because of the performances and the depth in the writing department. For once the makers knew when to retire a superhero.
[Reviewed after a special preview show on Wednesday, March 01st. Movie releases on Friday, March 03rd.]
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Rayan Rodney Roynolds born on twenty-third of 1976 is a Canadian actor and also a producer is going to work in upcoming movie name Dead Pool he twitted last Saturday about his film the video on YouTube in only two day get more than 12 millions views.
Dead pool 2 film trailers is out now and liked a lot by fans as they shown a lot of interest for upcoming movie some said we are excited and waiting for the time when we able to book tickets for our favorite show name Dead pool.
Film maker said its going to be a great film for us as well already we get appositive response from viewers they show a lot of interest on trailer of film also going to complete the enjoyment of fans as story is so much interesting superhero worked good a lot to help people.
On social network twitter response of followers is unbelievable and unexpected Rayan Rodney share trailer of movie with his fans and followers everyone is waiting for the film release date as there are a lot of action in film.
Superhero work greatly as he help all needy persons fight against correction arrived to all places where someone doing bad with any one on his good work all people liked him and respect him as well nothing going to surprise in Dead pool 2 as it was a great story as before something changed in film all other was same as in previous installment of it.