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  • OK Kanmani

    ★★★★

  • Sita Ramam

    ★★★★

  • Guys and Dolls

    ★★★½

  • College Coach

    ★★★

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  • OK Kanmani

    OK Kanmani

    ★★★★

    Two charismatic leads and Mani Ratnam's camera always knows how to find them at their best. Ratnam has style, but he never lets a signature style overwhelm what a moment needs. His willingness to embrace various animated styles here is only an extreme version of what he's always willing to do.

    This is an interesting break from the other Ratnams I've seen. Whereas those have a central story of love (romantic or familial) that reveals rifts in larger society, here…

  • Sita Ramam

    Sita Ramam

    ★★★★

    Superb love story while the leads are together on screen, and serviceable when they are not. Can't ask for much more than that.

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  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    ★★★★★

    Second viewing confirms this is among the handful of films I'd consider my all-time favorites. Everything I want in a film is here. (Well, I could use a chase scene with a car explosion, I guess.)

    What's the movie about? It's about an hour and forty-five minutes.

    An hour and forty-five minutes of dizzying, glorious, beautiful starts and stops, ideas and emotions, reality and fiction, truth and lies, beauty and deceit. AK demands our attention, but doesn't mind if we…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★

    Think of all the terrible student films this will lead to. Send up a prayer for screenwriting profs everywhere.