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Film Companion South turns 4!

March 1, 2021

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Video essay: The last (and best) scene in Drishyam

February 15, 2021

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Video Essay: 25 years of Kurudhipunal

November 7, 2020

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Video Essay: “Duality” in K Viswanath’s ‘Swathi Muthyam’

March 26, 2020

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This is a video-essay extension of the piece I wrote here: https://baradwajrangan.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/two-shots-two-songs/ For more, subscribe to FILM COMPANION SOUTH: http://bit.ly/2xoNult Copyright ©2020 Film Companion.

Film Companion South turns 3!

March 1, 2020

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Film Companion (South) turns two!

March 1, 2019

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Video Essay: Best Moments of Prakash Raj

March 26, 2018

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A birthday special, celebrating the best scenes of Prakash Raj. How does your list of favorites compare? For more, subscribe to FILM COMPANION SOUTH: http://bit.ly/2xoNult Copyright ©2018 Film Companion.

Video Essay: Five iconic movies of ‘Victory’ Venkatesh

December 14, 2017

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A birthday special, celebrating the best movies of ​Venkatesh Daggubati. From the swashbuckling Bobbili Raja to Kshanakshanam and beyond. How does your list of favorites compare? For more, subscribe to FILM COMPANION SOUTH: http://bit.ly/2xoNult Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Video Essay: Rajinikanth’s first hero-intro shot

December 12, 2017

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Rajinikanth made his entry with a dramatic scene in Aboorva Raagangal. But this was still not the mass, hero-entry shot we know from today’s masala cinema. So when did Thalaivar first get that kind of shot? (Clue: The year is 1980). For more, subscribe to FILM COMPANION SOUTH: http://bit.ly/2xoNult Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Video Essay: 25 years of Thevar Magan

October 17, 2017

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Here’s a video essay I did on Thevar Magan, which was released 25 Deepavalis ago. (Gulp! How time flies!) For more, subscribe to FILM COMPANION SOUTH: http://bit.ly/2xoNult Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.