Revathy

Revathy: An Actor Ahead Of Her Time

Revathy, with her long track record, her willingness to lend voice to difficult causes, writing and making cinema that she…

Bhoothakaalam, On SonyLIV, Is A Superbly-Performed Family Drama About The Ghosts From The Past

There are many more reasons why Bhoothakaalam works well even when seen simply as a genre film. Rahul Sadasivan builds…

Iruvar Is So Much More Than A Political Movie

As a political drama, this movie stands apart because of the way art is portrayed in the movie

Nine Directors (Including Arvind Swami) Unite For Mani Ratnam’s ‘Navarasa’, Starring Suriya, Parvathy, Vijay Sethupathi…

The proceeds will go towards the well-being of film workers in Tamil cinema impacted by the pandemic

Finding The ‘Act’ In ‘Actor/Actress’: In Praise of Character Artists

There is no doubt: heroes/heroines are cool, but sometimes, as the audience, we put them into a confined box with…

How Mani Ratnam Establishes Divya’s Character In The First 15 Minutes Of Mouna Ragam

From the scenes and the dialogues to the opening song, everything packs in information about who Divya is, drawing us…

What Was The Biggest Malayalam Hit In The Year You Were Born?

Malayalam films are known for their content. But, every year has also thrown up a fair number of films that…

We Are Humbled When People Mention That Virus Helped Them Better Understand Our Present Situation: Rima Kallingal

It’s a year since Virus released, and actress Rima Kallingal, co-producer of the film that detailed Kerala’s battle against the…

From Vikram Vedha To Vijay’s Theri: Seven Places You Need To Make A ‘Madras Film’

Anirudh AR on places that go far beyond Central Station to establish a film as being unmistakably Chennai.

Jackpot Movie Review: Jyotika Stars In A Noisy Action-Comedy That Fails On Both Counts

Vishal Chandrasekhar contributes an ear-splitting score. I think he may have been trying to save us from the lines

Aashiq Abu’s ‘Virus’ Is A Superbly Crafted, And Very Human, Medical Thriller

There’s an enormous amount of dignity in the narration. No one wears makeup. The actors seem as committed as those…

Virus Movie Review: A Screenwriting Miracle

One needs to watch Virus to understand where Malayalam cinema stands today. In no other industry can you manage to…