Sudhir Srinivasan

Neeya 2 movie review: This pretend sequel has no bite

And you have to work so hard to suspend your disbelief for this film. 

3 hours ago

Game of Thrones: Voices of discontent as Pandavar Ani braces for polls

The old must always make way for the new.

19 May 2019

Mr Local movie review: An unimaginative love story between an annoying man and an insecure woman

Imagine trying to make an idiot out of a transgender man, and among other things, having him say he hates feminism.

18 May 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' review: An almost meditative, satisfying conclusion mounted on a blockbuster idea

A marvellously restrained conclusion that connects the dots of previous films, while being fiercely its own film.

29 Apr 2019

'Uriyadi 2' review: Vijay Kumar seems to hold back his punches in this unfulfilling sequel

Few films in the history of Tamil cinema have been as unapologetic about their deployment of violence as the 2016 indie gem, Uriyadi.

06 Apr 2019

We did everything to make Thanos relatable, says 'Avengers: Endgame' co-director Joe Russo

In fact, one such video — of Indian fans screaming themselves hoarse for the Thor appearance in Wakanda — went viral, and eventually ended up on the phone screens of the Russo brothers.

04 Apr 2019

'Super Deluxe' movie review: A three-hour non-stop entertainer that’s astonishingly deep

My most favourite aspect of Super Deluxe is how it rushes to the defence of the trodden, the mocked.

29 Mar 2019

Kollywood: The bizarro world of film promotions

Radharavi, at a promotional event for Iraivi, lost his cool when his name wasn’t mentioned by the emcee.

25 Mar 2019

'Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum' movie review: A romance that isn’t afraid to tread uncomfortable zones

This film can also be seen as a take-down of the superficial romances we get, in which the sun shines bright and rainbows flash forever.

16 Mar 2019

'90ml' review: Little finesse, but a film that needs to be protected nevertheless

At a time when dull adult comedies are all the rage, the all-woman focus in 90ML helps.

02 Mar 2019

I’ve turned down 30 films in the last two years: RJ Balaji

RJ Balaji says he decided to walk away from being thought of as a leader, as a voice of Chennai’s youth.

27 Feb 2019

A promising Oscar evening ends on a low note

Peter Farrelly’s 'Green Book' is a safe take -- the sort of white saviour narrative that we have traditionally been forced to tolerate.

26 Feb 2019

A promising Oscar evening ends on a low note

Amoving rendition of Shallow.

26 Feb 2019

Lessons from Oscar nominees

Here are five top Oscar-nominated films and what I think we could pick up from them:

25 Feb 2019

'LKG' movie review: Some clever writing in this satire on meme culture and politics

The best part of LKG, for me, was its end, when some of these people begin cheering for a monologue, and RJ Balaji does something quite clever with it.

23 Feb 2019