Director Gaurav Narayanan has attempted to make an action thriller, and has done a pretty decent job in the directorial department. Ippadai Vellum can be best enjoyed with families as all commercial elements such as sentiment, comedy, action, romance fall in one place.
Director RK Vijaykumar, has attempted to make a film which is like an abstract of Bharath's 'Kadhal'. The film's lead actors, Anandh Babu and Sanvika fall in love, but faces opposition from her father. How they over come the hurdle and what are the consequences they have to live with, forms the crux of the story.
M Prathapmuraali has attempted to make a village based film, which has all the necessary elements such as; love, friendship, action, sentiment, drama, revenge, etc. Though the direction and the story is good, the filmmaker has failed to keep the audience hooked to the story.
Director Ayyanar, has attempted to make a film which revolves around a school dropout, who later tries to track down a couple of men who kidnapped his lover, sister and their friend. A portion of the film focuses on school days, which was supposed to make the audience feel nostalgic, but it seemed a little draggy.
In a time where horror comedies are a trend, 'Aval' is refreshing and is a genuine attempt at making a complete horror flick in international standards. The film will surely make a light-hearted person to cover their eyes or scream or gives you all a violent jerk at certain places. The film is creepy when you get to know that it is based on true incidents.
The film's production began in 2012, but after numerous hurdles the movie hit the screens today, after five years. Vizhithiru is said to be an anthology where all the stories or segments happens within 12 hours. Director Meera Kathiravan has attempted to show what happens in Chennai post midnight, with all the necessary elements expected in a movie such as; love, action, suspense, friendship, etc.
Kadaisi Bench Karthi
Ravi Bhargavan, has attempted to direct a college based, coming of age film, with a cringe-worthy message in it - "physical relationship before marriage is forbidden, and is equal to terrorism". 'Kadaisi Bench Karthi's direction and screenplay is a total put off, lacks reality and completely failed to keep the audience hooked to the story.
Director Saran K Advaithan has attempted to make a period action-drama film, which almost covers 3 decades 70s-80s-90s. The most interesting aspects in the film are Pushparaj Santhosh's camera and 'Isaignani' Ilaiyaraaja's music.
Directed by debutant Rathna Kumar, Meyaadha Maan is a fun and breezy yet emotionally driven story, which focuses on love, friendship and bonds between siblings. The film is based on the diretcor's short film 'Madhu'. Bankrolled by Karthik Subburaj, under his home productions Stone Bench Creations, with Vaibhav and Priya Bhavani Shankar as the leads.
The much awaited 'Mersal' is finally out! Directed by Atlee, the film will surely make all the ardent Vijay fans completely mersalised with; the story, Thalapathy Vijay, Nithya Menen, and so on. AR Rahman's background score is on point, while debutant GK Vishnu's cinematography keeps us hooked to the film.
Chennaiyil Oru Naal 2
'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' 2, is a psychological thriller directed by debutant director JPR. The film's story is written by Rajesh kumar, and is a sequel to the 2013 release film 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal'. The screenplay is interesting and engaging and has all the necessary elements such as suspense with a serious of twists and turns.
Director Bagavathy Bala has attempted to make an action commercial movie, and has tried to convey the message of how a teacher should influence the minds of students, but in order to do so he has used the age old stroyline, with poor quality and filmy screenplay.
Director Bejoy Nambiar attempted to make an anthology film, which feature Dulquer Salman in four titular roles. And the film has been conceptualised into four segments. The most interesting aspect of Solo is that, there are 12 music directors in the film with 22 songs, which gives a life to the movie.
Ka..Ka..Ka.. Aabathin Arikuri
Director Manon M attempts to make a movie which focuses on a couple who are being haunted by a supernatural force. The film may look like a supernatural entity but, instead of inciting fear within us, it just did the exact opposite of it.
Director Panneerselvam has made a usual village based film, which contains all the necessary elements one expects in such a story, like; decent romance, action, sentiment, dialogues and endless drama. Karuppan is a completely family oriented film.
Hara Hara Mahedvaki
Director Santhosh P Jayakumar has attempted to make an all out adults only comedy flick. The screenplay is no different than other recently released comedy movies, and has nothing new to offer other than double double entendres and hidden innuendos. But, has all the elements one expects from a commercial movie, like; romance, comedy, action, glamour and endless drama.
Director AR Murugadoss has yet again delivered another action packed spy movie, which is completely worth a watch for SJ Suryah's brilliant performance. The film's main plotline is about the differences between good vs evil, about a man who is a hero behind close doors and a man who is a heartless villain out in open.
Director Ayyapan has attempted to tell a story that deals with how every decision has grave consequence. The script is good and Ayyapan has also done a decent job with helming it, but he failed to keep the audience hooked to it as the screenplay could have been different.
Deubtant director Hari Uthraa, has attempted to tell a story which focuses on farmers struggles and corporate world's domination, and how a group of youngsters get caught up in between all this. This supposedly mystery and dark thriller, is set in a dark tone with fragmented timeline.
Directed by Saran, the film's production began in December 2012, but has finally seen the light of the day after five years. As this is a pure masala genre, 'Ayirathil Iruvar' contains all the necessary elements like; romance, comedy, drama and action, but has failed to make us double over with laughter or even appreciate the movie.
Director Krishnasamy, has attempted to make a film which focuses on devotional idol smuggling and how that eradicates the history and culture of the country. He has tried to say that, ancient idols and statues holds the key to unravel numourous and mysterious history. Though the story and the attempt is interesting and genuine, the film fails to keep the audience hooked to the movie.