Avinash Ramachandran

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review': A not-so-fantastic expository sequel

There is a prophecy. There is an all-powerful dark wizard

17 Nov 2018

'Amutha', a Tamil psychological thriller made in just 21 days

With music by singer Arun Gopan, the album has vocals by Vineeth Sreenivasan and National Award winning singers M Jayachandran and KS Chitra.

10 Nov 2018

The Devayani interview | 'Even when I was a heroine, I chose character-oriented roles'

The Kadhal Kottai actor will have her second release in the span of three weeks with Kalavani Mappillai, her film that also stars Dinesh, Aditi Menon, Anandraj and others, releasing on Deepavali.

08 Nov 2018

In his father’s footsteps

Kalavani Mappillai is a family entertainer that is best suited for a festival release, says Gandhi Manivasagam, the director.  

05 Nov 2018

'Santhoshathil Kalavaram' movie review: A chaotic mess with only the heart in its right place

Using a bigger canvas, Kranthi has packaged a barrage of positive messages, with mostly abysmal levels of success, into a 132-minute long supernatural film

03 Nov 2018

I don’t know how to act, but I know how to package myself: Vijay Antony

Humility is so often a facade, but in the case of Vijay Antony,  the music director-turned-actor feels it is just him being aware of his strengths.

31 Oct 2018

'Badhaai Ho' movie review: The old guard stands tall in a tale of love, sex and everything in between

Badhaai Ho is not a film that works despite its cliches. It is a film that works because of it

20 Oct 2018

Theatre owners resolve issues with TFPC; Vishal's Sandakozhi 2 released as planned

Following TFPC's decision to blacklist certain theatres accused of abetting piracy, Thanjavur and Trichy theatre owners association had decided to not screen Vishal's Sandakozhi 2

18 Oct 2018

Koothan is certainly my comeback in Tamil cinema: Nagendra Prasad

Nagendra calls Koothan, a dance-based subject about the struggles of junior artistes and backup dancers, his comeback film.

10 Oct 2018

From Kayal to Jothimahalakshmi

For a love story to be successful, it is important that both the hero and heroine leave a lasting impact with their performances.

03 Oct 2018

I wish to balance mainstream and offbeat cinema: Kathir

Playing a titular role for the first time in his career, Kathir is gaining plaudits for his performance in the film.

02 Oct 2018

SJ Suryah’s next is a family entertainer

Filmmaker-turned-actor SJ Suryah, in his second coming as an actor, seems to be picking a variety of scripts.

01 Oct 2018

I never thought I fit the profile of a heroine: Dayana Erappa

The last time Mani Ratnam launched a beauty queen in his film as a leading lady was in 1997.

26 Sep 2018

From print to screen

While the film might be ‘small’, the presence of Yuvan Shankar Raja added much weight to Raja Ranguski.

24 Sep 2018

Cinema Express columnist wins gender sensitivity award

Krupa says that the column that looks at cinema through the prism of gender portrayal was born out of a question that kept at her.

18 Sep 2018