Writer-director Jeo Baby's fourth outing The Great Indian Kitchen is centered around a woman's role in a kitchen.
The main positives are Vijay’s 'mass and class' performances and Vijay Sethupathi’s solid villain role.
The film recently released on Netflix.
The perfect casting is probably the highlight of both the movies.
The ‘movie within a movie’ is the story about a group of people trying to make a ‘halal’ film keeping in mind their religious beliefs and conforming to the guidelines of an Islamic organisation they are part of.
The director has presented the movie through the eyes of Shakunthala Devi's daughter Anupama Banerji but seems to have taken cinematic liberties at places.
It is a heartbreaking, yet weakly-explored attempt to rediscover the business of being alive and in love.
Penguin starts with an old statue of ‘Mother of Nature’ and it sums up the movie's holistic theme in that first frame itself -- Motherhood.
Written by Nihit Bhave and directed by Anurag Kashyap, the plot of the film sets off from the month of October 2016.
Keep aside a few bumps of the courtroom thriller, films like 'Ponmagal Vandhal' are more than welcome for the message they send out in the digital era we are living in.