Tag Archives: Telugu

Kodi Ramakrishna – Ammoru (1995)


A groundbreaking special effects extravaganza from South India–or Tollywood (Telugu film industry)–and an all-around mind-roaster. Completed in 1995, the film was widely lauded for its “up to the minute technical expertise.” Obviously that’s no longer the case, but AMMORU still excels as lightning paced, thrill-a-minute insanity. Read More »

Mrinal Sen – Oka Oori Katha AKA The Marginal Ones (1977)

The father of a son living on the fringes of a village believes that working is a fools game, for the lord takes what little the workers make. When a young woman enters their home tensions begin to rise and their idle life is threatened. Read More »