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Raavanan (Villain) Reviews

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Simon Foster

A.R. Rahman's omni-present score is as overbearing as most other aspects of this overwrought melodrama.

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August 9, 2010
Aaron Hillis
L.A. Weekly
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The love triangle is as tediously underwhelming as the slo-mo action, but the actors, costumes and lush mountainsides are easy on the eye.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 24, 2010
Adam Keleman
Slant Magazine

Somewhat succeeding as a specimen of pulpy, viscerally lavishing moviemaking, but largely weighed down by overly sentimental subplots, mostly thin characters, and an aural onslaught of a score.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 17, 2010
Cath Clarke

Bollywood golden couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan star in this absurdly extravagant melodrama, rife with cliches, song-and-dance showstoppers, macho action sequences and lush tourist board-approved landscapes.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

June 17, 2010
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Not unusually for a Bollywood movie, Raavan combines beautiful photography, over-the-top acting, cheesy special effects and musical numbers that stretch things out well beyond the two-hour mark.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

June 18, 2010
Nora Lee Mandel

Very satisfying entertainment for the eyes, ears and heart - mythic romance and action adventure to a throbbing beat.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 8/10

June 21, 2010
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

An exhilarating and thrilling adventure brimming with lush, breathtaking visuals, lively musical numbers and a captivating love triangle.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 7.0/10

June 22, 2010
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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Ratnam's pace is steadfastly brisk, and his film is replete with dizzying camerawork, myriad complications, violent mayhem, broad humor, usual musical interludes, a cliffhanging climactic confrontation and a finish that strikes a note of poignancy.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 18, 2010
Rachel Saltz
New York Times
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Artful but not arty, Mr. Ratnam, whose films include Dil Se and Guru, delivers the goods.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 18, 2010
Poonam Joshi

Only director Mani Ratnam could have the dexterity to ascribe the story of The Ramayana to a raw, modernist setting and yet remain faithful to the original story.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

June 24, 2010
David Hughes
Empire Magazine

While it's hard to see why Villain was so feted by the Japanese academy, the moody, social-realist vibe makes this worth a look.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

August 15, 2011
Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter
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Pan-Indian saga with epic sweep, intense emotion and gorgeous images.

June 21, 2010
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Dark, psychologically trenchant modern retelling of the ancient epic The Ramayana, with a police inspector's wife held captive in a jungle by a near-mythic tribal leader.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

June 18, 2010
Maggie Lee
Hollywood Reporter
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February 11, 2011
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