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Welcome to PipingHotViews, a minimalist movie review website. Contrary to the popular practice of reviewing movies based on numbers, we focus on highlighting the prominent features of the movie, both on the positive and negative fronts.

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Tamil Movie Reviews

  • Saithan Movie Review PipingHotViews

Saithan (Tamil, 2016)

‘Saithan’ is another plot-driven thriller from Vijay Antony’s productions which is mo [...]

  • Kavalai Vendam Movie Review PipingHotViews

Kavalai Vendam (Tamil, 2016)

For Deekay, Kavalai Vendaam is one big step in the reverse direction after his impressive debut. [...]

  • Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru Movie Review PipingHotViews

Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru (Tamil, 2016)

In spite of many uninspired and boring periods strewn across Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru, RJ Balaji an [...]

English Movie Reviews

  • Arrival Movie Review PipingHotViews

Arrival (English, 2016)

‘Arrival’ is an apt title on many levels as it signifies a refreshing treatment given [...]

  • Doctor Strange Movie Review PipingHotViews

Doctor Strange (English, 2016)

Doctor Strange successfully delivers what it intends to be – a popcorn entertainment. Given the r [...]

  • Jason Bourne Movie Review PipingHotViews

Jason Bourne (English, 2016)

Jason Bourne doesn’t come with a compelling narrative which lessens the overall impact considerab [...]

Hindi Movie Reviews

  • Pink Movie Review PipingHotViews

Pink (Hindi, 2016)

There can be movies celebrating women for what they are. But Pink differs in a sense where it sil [...]

  • Island City Movie Review PipingHotViews

Island City (Hindi, 2016)

‘Island City’ has a very modern theme on how automation has taken control of humanity [...]

Other Language Reviews

  • Aanandam Movie Review PipingHotViews

Aanandam (Malayalam, 2016)

Coming-of-age films in Malayalam are a dime a dozen but the technically brilliant ‘Aanandam’ scor [...]

  • Pelli Choopulu Movie Review PipingHotViews

Pelli Choopulu (Telugu, 2016)

Pelli Chooplu is one of the refreshing romantic comedies to come out in recent times and it shine [...]

Short Film Reviews

  • Andha Naal Nyabagam Short Film Review PipingHotViews

Andha Naal Nyabagam (Tamil, 2016) | Short Film Review

While Over A Chai had the viewer at a distance throughout (not the relatability but the actual pr [...]

  • Sthreepart Short Film Review PipingHotViews

Sthreepart (Tamil, 2016) | Short Film Review

Sthreepart is an ambitious short film that talks primarily about the various types of women docum [...]

Perspectives

  • PipingHotViews Our Picks from Quarter 3 2016 Tamil Films

Our Picks from Q3 2016 : Tamil Films

The third quarter of 2016 saw quite a few critically acclaimed performances pitted against just t [...]

  • Q2-2016-pipinghotviews

Our Picks from Q2 2016 : Tamil Films

The summer quarter of 2016 has been refreshingly good for Kollywood, continuing the momentum that [...]

  • Gender Stereotype Inversion in Indian Cinema Perspective PipingHotViews

Gender Stereotype Inversion in Indian Cinema

Just like how Cricket has always revered its batsmen more than its bowlers, Cinema in general has [...]

  • PipingHotViews Our Picks from Quarter 1 2016 Tamil Films

Our Picks from Q1 2016 : Tamil Films

This year kicked off with low key releases until the festivities began with four movies squaring [...]