Tamil Opinion

Where Are The Women?

So, this vacuous women’s day, I wish for more diverse film sets — more representative of the society the films…

How and Why I Started My Own OTT Platform: Arunkanth

Independent creator and producer Arunkanth on his new platform www.arunkanth.in and why his quirky model will help indie filmmakers.

Films May Be On A Break, But Our Obsession With Film News Clearly Isn’t, Thanks To Kangana Ranaut And Vanitha Vijayakumar

If we do want to fight Systemic inequality, why waste that fight on something as insignificant as the film industry,…

Time For Film Award Ceremonies To Undergo An Overhaul, Says Halitha Shameem

In a guest column, writer-director Halitha, who made the lyrical Sillu Karupatti, questions the goings-on in award ceremonies, and asks…

Rajini Rant – Darbar And The Trap Of Being The Superstar

Don’t capitalise on the Superstar and run him into the ground like a racehorse. Let him act, just a bit…

‘V1 – Murder Case’, ‘Parasite’, ‘Knives Out’… Our message movies versus their message movies

All I’m saying is don’t make a movie in order to deliver a message. Make the message – even if…

Karthi And Jyotika Twist Themselves Up In Knots In Jeethu Joseph’s Underwhelming Thriller Thambi

Unlike in 'Drishyam', the convolutions in 'Thambi' aren't organic. The narrative gears are lubricated with snake oil.

A Harris Jayaraj Fan Analyses His Harris Jayaraj Fandom

The ‘Kaappaan’ album is disappointing, but if there’s one thing that separates a fan from an aficionado, it’s the idea…

Southern Lights: Why The Sivaji Ganesan Kind Of Stardom Isn’t Possible Anymore

The ability to sustain a seriously long career with one’s performances alone seems to have become a lost art

Southern Lights: Going By The Review, Is Ajith’s Film Better Than Rajinikanth’s?

There are 5000 articles out there about how star ratings work, but given the commotion over Petta and Viswasam, clearly…

Gemini Ganesan: A Love Story

On the Kadhal Mannan's 98th birth anniversary, we take a look at the many facets of the legend's on-screen and…