Avinash Ramachandran

'Sneakerella' movie review: All heart and sole

In my case, it’s also about the motivation to go scrub my sneakers clean, and if possible, find a new pair or two.

21 May 2022

We wanted to catch the audience off-guard: Prithviraj Sukumaran on 'Jana Gana Mana'

Post the release of his much-appreciated Jana Gana Mana, Prithviraj gets candid about the intentions of the film, what lies ahead in his career, and more 

10 May 2022

This quirky rom-com has potential, but not potency

The film begins like a folk tale and establishes the idiosyncrasies of a young Rambo, considered to be the ill-omen of his entire village.

30 Apr 2022

 ‘I want films where women feel represented’: Pooja Hegde

 Mysskin’s Mugamoodi had all the makings of a dream debut for the then 22-year-old Pooja Hegde.

20 Apr 2022

Movie Review| KGF: Chapter 2 is an explosive sequel powered by a terrific Yash

Four years ago, the makers of KGF: Chapter 1 made a promise to take Kannada cinema to new regions and audiences.

16 Apr 2022

'KGF: Chapter 2' Review: A terrific Yash powers an explosive sequel

KGF: Chapter 2 is the collaborative work of every department, and it is wonderful to see how each of them worked like clockwork to deliver this grand spectacle

15 Apr 2022

‘S S Rajamouli is uncompromising’: Underwater cinematographer Sumer Verma

One of the foremost exponents of underwater cinematography in India, Sumer Verma was the man behind the conception and execution of these ambitious sequences.

14 Apr 2022

An engaging placeholder film that falls a bit short
 

After the first few years of being entranced by witchcraft and wizardry, it becomes clear that JK Rowling’s story was a statement against fascism.

09 Apr 2022

‘I have all the flaws of my film’s characters’

Debutant director Vishal Venkat who has made heads turn with his film, Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal, speaks about his journey, the film’s, and what he believes lies ahead for him

08 Feb 2022

'Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal' is a heartwarming exploration of guilt, rage, atonement

Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal (SNSM) could have been many films. With three angry young men at the centre, it could have been a masala revenge thriller.

29 Jan 2022

'Scream' Review: A fine addition to the multiverse of slash-ness

Fans of Ready or Not would know directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s propensity for showcasing blood, violence, and gore on screen.

29 Jan 2022

My role as a producer keeps the actor in me alive, says Vishal

Ahead of the release of his upcoming film, Veeramae Vaagai Soodum, Vishal talks about working with debutant filmmakers, issues plaguing Tamil cinema, and more

25 Jan 2022

'Brazen': An underwhelming crime caper

Clocking in at just over 90 minutes, Brazen feels more like an extended episode of a long-running police drama.

22 Jan 2022

The man who played Rocky

Following the release of his second film Rocky, Vasanth Ravi opens up about getting into the role, response to the film, and more

12 Jan 2022

With 'Anbarivu', a solid sophomore for Kashmira Pardeshi's Tamil repertoire

Unlike Sivappu Manjal Pachai, Kashmira’s sophomore Tamil film scores high on the scale of flamboyance and festivities. 

05 Jan 2022