Kirubhakar Purushothaman

'Dick Johnson is dead': A documentary on what it means to face one’s mortality

Of course, there are moments of overwhelming emotion, like when Dick breaks down learning that he is not allowed to drive anymore.

10 Oct 2020

Spanish film 'The Paramedic' review: The fallen angel

A lonely man, a deadly obsession—the plot is definitely not new. The protagonist—ironically named Ángel Hernandez (Mario Casas)—is a paramedic.

26 Sep 2020

Madhavan’s Rocketry will take my career to the next level: CS Sam

C S Sam, who has completed a decade as composer, shares his experience of working on Madhavan’s upcoming pan-Indian film, and predicts the future of film music

13 Aug 2020

'Stateless' series review: Predictable yet painful story of the illegal immigration crisis

One can imagine why Cate Blanchett, one of the co-creators of Stateless, decided to just do a small role as a dance/self-help trainer in this new Netflix series.

11 Jul 2020

Homemade review: A group of filmmakers unite to elevate lockdown cinema

You have Mayroun and the Unicorn by Nadine Labaki & Khaled Mouzanar, which is an uninterrupted scene of a daughter in her dad’s office.

04 Jul 2020

'The Sinner' Season 3 review: A solid and gritty new season that outdoes old ones

It is said that The Sinner was initially conceived as a close-ended series based on German writer Petra Hammesfahr’s book of the same name.

23 Jun 2020

'Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich' review - Straightforward and unsettling

If you believe there is no such thing as pure evil and people are the product of their circumstance, this docu-series might make you re-evaluate such a conviction.

06 Jun 2020

Ghibran: The song tries to make the world a better place

Anirudh Ravichander, Siddharth, Andrea, Sid Sriram, and many other celebrities and singers have teamed up with Kamal Haasan and Ghbiran for a song on humanity in times of a pandemic outbreak.

21 Apr 2020

'Tigertail' review: Touching story of an Asian immigrant

When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him.

18 Apr 2020

Dharala Prabhu is an attempt to break free of my image: Harish Kalyan

... says Harish Kalyan who is disappointed that his latest release has been pulled out of the theatres due to the COVID-19 pandemic

13 Apr 2020

'Freud' review: An unsuccessful attempt to find a Holmes in Freud

While Sherlock has his science of deduction to his aid, Marvin Kren, the creator of this peculiar Austrian Netflix Original, makes hypnosis to be Freud’s weapon while solving crimes.

28 Mar 2020

Regina Cassandra turns archeologist for 'Soorpanagai'

The first-look poster of the film featuring Regina has been released, and it features the actor in a royal look akin to Jyothika’s Chandramukhi and Anushka Shetty’s Arundhathi.

04 Mar 2020

The Invisible Man movie review: Jessica Jones meets Hollowman in a satisfying thriller

In fact, The Invisible Man is Elisabeth Moss’s show all through. We spend little screen time with other characters, including the villain, whose face we don’t see much.

29 Feb 2020

Baaram movie review: Torn between being a moving tale and a docudrama

The first few scenes seamlessly establish the predicament of the protagonist Karuppasamy who is desperate to buy a flute for his granddaughter but doesn’t have enough money for it.

22 Feb 2020

'Baaram' found me, says Priya Krishnaswamy

Baaram was the only Tamil film to win an award at the 66th National Film Awards.

20 Feb 2020