Tag: Samuthirakani

Reading ‘Writer’ (2021) through a Marxist Lens

Reading Writer (2021) through a Marxist Lens: How do you define a State? A-State (government) is an institution that has been created by the exploiting classes to maintain the status quo especially…

Dhanush as Anbu playing Carrom board in Vada Chennai

Vada Chennai [2018] Review – A Gripping Slow-Burn Crime Drama

Vada Chennai [2018] – A Gripping Slow-Burn Crime Drama Tamil film-maker Vetrimaaran is interested in portraying the downtrodden, their social milieu and its challenges. While his depictions are suffused with authenticity, Vetrimaaran…

Visaranai [2016]: A Riveting and Meaningful Cinema

“Visaranai” was awarded Amnesty International Italy’s “Cinema for Human Rights” Director Vetrimaran in his interview to ‘Hindu’ says “A film should enrich me as well as the audience. It should allow me…