Our Movie picks

Our movie picks from recent year. The movies listed are in no particular order.

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Movies listed by Genre

the New Wave
Action
Horror/Supernatural
The hero is merely the sidekick
Comedy
Crime/Gangster
Drama
Heist/Con
Love/Romance
Messagish
Social Drama - dark, stark & intense
Sport
Thriller
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Visit our pick of 2014 movies list page

 2013 
  • Soodhu Kavvum [Dark humour – Vijay Sethupathi] *
  • Thanga Meengal [Drama – Ram] *
  • Neram [Thriller/Comedy] *
  • Haridas [Social/Drama – Kishore] *
  • Kalyana Samayal Saadham [Comedy – Prasanna R S]
  • Moodar Koodam [Dark humour – Naveen] *
  • Onaiyum Aatukuttiyum [Thriller – Mysskin] *
  • Yaaruda Mahesh [Raunchy Comedy]
  • Varuthapadadha Vaalibar Sangam [Comedy – Sathyaraj+Sivakarthikeyan+Soori] *
  • Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru [Sundar C]
  • Thalaimuraigal [Balu Mahendra]
  • Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer [Social drama – Suseenthiran]
  • Pandianaadu [Thriller – Suseenthiran]
  • Irandam Ulagam [Fantasy – Selvaraghavan]
  • Idharkudhaane Aasaipataai Balakumara [Dark Comedy – Vijay Sethupathi, First-half]
  • Raja Rani [Drama/Comedy – Arya+Nayanthara+, G V Prakash
  • Kadal [Drama/Romance – Mani Ratnam, A R Rahman, P C Sriram]
  • Sutta Kadhai [Experimental comedy]
  • Jannal Oram [Suspense – Karu Pazhaniappan, R Parthiban]

* Must watch

 2012 
  • Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom [Comedy – Vijay Sethupathi] *
  • Pizza [Horror – Karthik Subbaraj] *
  • Aarohanam [Drama]
  • Raatinam [Drama]
  • Neethaane En Ponvasantham [Romance – Gautam V Menon+Illayaraja]
  • Vazhakku En 18/9 [Drama]
  • Vettai [Action]
  • Dhoni [Drama – Prakash Raj]
  • Aravaan [Period drama] *

* Must watch

 2011 
  • Aadukalam [Drama/Thriller/Comedy – Vetrimaaran, Dhanush] *
  • Vaagai Sooda Vaa [Comedy] *
  • Azhagarsaamiyin Kuthirai [Social Drama/Comedy] *
  • Avan Ivan [Drama – Baala]
  • Thoonga Nagaram [Action/Drama]
  • Mouna Guru [Action/Thriller]
  • Yutham Sei [Social/Dark drama]
  • Mayakkam Enna [Dark drama/Social]
  • Engayum Eppodhum [Drama/Comedy]

* Must watch

 2010 
  • Aaranya Kaandam [Dark drama] *
  • Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya [Romance]
  • Angaadi Theru [Social/Drama]
  • Mynaa [Romance/Drama]
  • Boss Engira Bhaskaran [Comedy] *
  • Kalavani [Comedy]
  • Thamizh Padam [Spoof comedy] *
  • Nandalala [Drama/Social]
  • Anandhapurathu Veedu [Supernatural]
  • Raavanan [Drama – Mani Ratnam+A R Rahman]
  • Enthiran [Fantasy/Sci-fi – Rajnikanth+Shankar, A R Rahman]

* Must watch

 2009 
  • Naan Kadavul [Drama/Social – Bala, Illayaraja]
  • Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu [Sports – Suseendran] *
  • Siva Mansula Shakthi [Romance/Comedy]
  • Unnaipol Oruvan [Drama/Thriller – Kamal+Mohanlal]
  • Nadodigal [Drama – Samudrakkani]
  • Eeram [Supernatural] *
  • Pasanga [Comedy]
  • Renigunta [Drama]

* Must watch

  • Subramaniapuram [Drama/Social] *
  • Vaaranam Aayiram [Romance – Gautam Vasudev Menon]
  • Dasavatharam [Action – Kamal Haasan, K S Ravikumar]
  • Saroja [Thriller/Comedy – Venkat Prabhu]
  • Raman Thediya Seethai [Romance/Comedy – Cheran]
  • Anjathe [Drama/Police procedural – Mysskin]
  • Abhiyum Naanum [Comedy/Drama – Prakash Raj]
  • Pirivoam Sandhipoam [Drama – Cheran]

* Must watch

  • Aaranya Kaandam
  • Boss Engira Bhaskaran
  • Chennai 600028
  • Jigrathanda
  • Kalyana Samayal Saadham
  • Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom
  • Onaiyyum Aatukuttiyum
  • Soodhu Kavvum