Ashameera Aiyappan

Dhanusu Raasi Neyargale' movie review: The stars haven’t aligned for this one

It would have been easier to judge Dhanusu Raasi Neyargale had it been consistent with its politics.

07 Dec 2019

I prefer sensible films that have something to say: Kathir

'Vikram Vedha is Sethu na and Maddy sir’s film. Bigil is Vijay sir’s film. I was just a part of these films', says Tamil Director Kathir.

02 Dec 2019

'Enai Nokki Paayum Thota' review: The bullet finally arrives, but just misses the mark

There’s a lot of self-awareness that powers Enai Nokki Paayum Thota, probably the most enjoyable aspect of this film, which is a slightly bizarre tale with quite a few convincing moments.

30 Nov 2019

Enai Noki Paayum Thota Movie Review: The bullet finally arrives, but just misses the mark

There’s a lot of self-awareness that powers Enai Noki Paayum Thota, a slightly bizarre tale with quite a few convincing moments

29 Nov 2019

The Damsel In Distress: Women portrayal in cinema

This week, thankfully, I found two fascinating women who refused to just sit by and wait for someone to give them what they want (also strangely connected by ice).

27 Nov 2019

'Adithya Varma' review: Mr Misogyny is back with a new face

Adithya Varma is an exact remake. Every scene has been recreated with such excruciating care - the camera angles are the same, the costumes and locations look similar.

22 Nov 2019

Barun Chanda to make Tamil debut in One Way

Even though it’s the story of a Tamil person, the film is nationalist in terms of the theme and casting.

18 Nov 2019

All is not fair in cinema

This weekly column is a rumination on how women are portrayed in cinema.

13 Nov 2019

'Little Things Season 3' series review: Bonding in separation

It is this exploration that Little Things 3 captures; an expedition to find some answers and in the process, uncover more questions.

09 Nov 2019

Priyamani returns to Tamil cinema

Titled Dr 56, the film is touted to be a sci-fi action thriller and this film will mark Priyamani’s comeback in Tamil.

07 Nov 2019

Filling the blanks: Writer Pon Parthiban talks about films and more

But no matter how frequently you collaborate with a filmmaker, Parthiban says the style changes with each project.

04 Nov 2019

Women in cinema column | This Bigil sounds only for the hero Vijay

This weekly column is a rumination on how women are portrayed in cinema.

30 Oct 2019

'Kaithi' movie review: Lokesh, Karthi deliver an arresting film

A well-made 'commercial' thriller, this Lokesh Kanagaraj-directorial is aware of its creative liberties.

26 Oct 2019

WATCH | As creative producer, my job is to justify the money being spent: Archana Kalpathi on 'Bigil'

TNIE in conversation with Archana Kalpathi, who has worked as the creative producer on Atlee-Vijay’s Diwali release, Bigil.

24 Oct 2019

WATCH | Fans will appreciate stars more in content-driven projects: 'Kaithi' director Lokesh Kanagaraj

Ahead of the release of Kaithi, director Lokesh Kanagaraj talks about working with stars like Karthi and Vijay, and how he plans to marry his arthouse sensibilities into commercial films.

22 Oct 2019