Sudhir Srinivasan

'Sarkar' review: Vijay propaganda hinders movie from realising its potential

Sarkar is Murugadoss trying really hard to project Vijay as a political force.

07 Nov 2018

MAMI Film Festival | Patience is key to soak in the splendour of details in every frame

Cinema Express editor Sudhir Srinivasan talks of the 'detoxing' cinema experience at the MAMI Film Festival.

01 Nov 2018

When similarity in Supremacist groups transcends boundaries

The film, set in the backdrop of Vinayaka Chathurthi, has other subtext too, including the culpability of religion.

31 Oct 2018

MAMI Film Festival | ‘Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum’, an ovation for the everyday woman

When you’re in a different city for several days, watching films from across the world, you yearn for a taste of something familiar, something that would keep the homesickness at bay.

30 Oct 2018

Tinsel town’s tryst with #MeToo sets awareness ball rolling at film festival

The country’s been feeling the effects of the #MeToo movement, which, after having toppled some big names, has almost become a household phrase now.

29 Oct 2018

'Vada Chennai' movie review: A gritty, even if rushed, gangster drama with unforgettable stretches

Vetri Maaran has revealed in recent interviews that bits and pieces from Vada Chennai developed life and grew bones to become the three films he has done so far.

18 Oct 2018

'Aan Devathai' movie review: An interesting premise that deserved more nuanced treatment

The story is fascinating, but it needed to be written by someone who could resist the temptation to vilify the career-oriented woman

12 Oct 2018

'96' movie review: A beautiful idea, an efficient film

Long-lost lovers fitting together again — like two pieces in a jigsaw puzzle — just for an evening, after more than a decade, is a dreamy idea.

04 Oct 2018

The Johan Cruyff behind Mani Ratnam’s latest

Siva Ananth, who’s a co-writer, executive producer and actor in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, isn’t one — as you can see — to relish getting boxed into one role.

04 Oct 2018

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam: An in-form Mani Ratnam hits this gangster film out of the park

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, while having women who don’t, on the looks of it, seem to matter a great deal, is yet different.

29 Sep 2018

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Review: An in-form Mani Ratnam hits this gangster film out of the park

A heady cocktail of strong performances, inventive stunt choreography, and explosive music.

28 Sep 2018

‘It’s time for me to hit the refresh button’

Bobby has already finished shooting for his portions in the upcoming Rajinikanth film, Petta.

25 Sep 2018

'Saamy Square' movie review: Saamy’s problems squared

A lazily written sequel that fails to capitalise on the charms of the original.

21 Sep 2018

The Samantha interview | 'Not having a film with a star doesn't bother me anymore'

Samantha Akkineni hopes to build on her rich vein of success with this week’s Telugu-Tamil bilingual, U Turn, the remake of the eponymous Kannada original.

12 Sep 2018

Vanjagar Ulagam review: A thriller that doesn’t ever take off

A n investigative journalist channels his inner investigator — not so much his journalist — in Vanjagar Ulagam.

08 Sep 2018