Critics Review All critic Reviews(10)
Technically Sound And That's It!
Technicality is the biggest strength of the movie. Out and out, all departments have worked splendidly throughout. The camera work is so artistic and the visuals tell us better stories than the writing. The frame arrangements, artist placements are like a poem. The dark toned shots hinting us the go...(more)
Source: Ashwin, MovieCrow
A violent action revenge drama
Only towards the end of the film, Arun connects the non-linear narration and all the introduction to the subplots, it's his filmmaking style! The action sequences are a feast for those who love violence but not for the weak-hearted. As they say, violence is poetic for those who have the appetite but...(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
Rocky is a daring film in Tamil cinema that excels brilliantly with its unique presentation! Go for it!
Rocky is a daring attempt in Tamil cinema that needs to be noted. The makers need to be credited for executing a long single-take shot featuring Vasanth Ravi and Raveena Ravi seamlessly without any hassle. The film also has solid stretches that keep you glued to the screens, especially the climax, ...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, galatta.com
A spine-chilling thriller that entertains you in parts
After a long time, a really violent and edge of the seat kind of thriller has come from the Tamil cinema. Director Arun Matheeshwaran has done a good job. He has written a good script that definitely entertains in parts. He got the best performances out from all the artistes in the film. (more)
Source: Bhavana Sharma, Pinkvilla
Vasanth Ravi's John Wick-style film is tastefully gruesome
Rocky is not a plain revenge drama, it is layered and carefully structured. From revealing crucial plot points at frequent intervals to showcasing violence in a no-holds-barred manner, Rocky is out there. In a corridor fight scene, we see Vasanth Ravi's Rocky killing over 20 goons in a gruesome way....(more)
Source: Janani K, India Today
A stunning tapestry of anger, blood, and violence
Vasanth Ravi as the brooding, savage Rocky is terrific. The actor constructs a beautiful and controlled balance between Rocky�s gushing anger and his frail vulnerability. The restraint in his performance is commendable and also effective. On the other hand, Bharathiraja proves to be a worthy contend...(more)
Source: Ashameera Aiyappan, Firstpost.com
A bold, relentless depiction of senselessness of violence
None before Arun Matheswaran had dared to graphically depict violence in such a way. The film's setup innately compromises the separation between good versus evil. It is a demon versus demon and we have to root for the lesser evil.(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar K, Indian Express
Rocky doesn't hold back it's punches and ends up as an excellent arthouse revenge film, Try out for Bharathiraja and Vasanth Ravi's exceptional performance
The film is novel in the way it is shot and edited. Taking the sensibilities of European Cinema and fitting it into Tamil Cinema is something we've never seen before. All this reflects the confidence the filmmaker has on his script and crew. And it is presented without any double mindedness. Shreyaa...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com
Movie News More news (5)
- Rocky: New promo out feat. an intense Nayanthara!
- Rocky starring Vasanth Ravi to release in theaters!
- Rocky starring Vasanth Ravi, Bharathi Raja gears up for direct OTT release!
- Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan to present Tamil film Rocky!
- Rocky Trailer ft. Bharathi Raja and Vasanth Ravi looks highly impressive