'Top Gear' review: The ride turns joyless half-way

Top Gear feels like an attempt at recreating American action thrillers that deal with hit jobs, gangsters, and the world of drugs; something like Collateral (2004) immediately comes to mind.

31 Dec 2022

'Butterfly' Movie Review: An invested Anupama Parameswaran can’t salvage this amateurish thriller

One can clearly sense that it is poorly staged and acted. These are attributes that can be used to describe the entirety of Butterfly.

31 Dec 2022

'Waltair Veerayya' is a dream come true for fans

The film’s director Bobby shared that being an ardent admirer of Chiranjeevi helped him present the actor the way he wanted to witness him on the big screen.

29 Dec 2022

The year Tollywood went global

We look back at 2022, which proved to be an exciting year for Telugu cinema and opened up windows for filmmakers to take their stories to the next level

29 Dec 2022

Voices of 2022: In conversation with five young Telugu filmmakers

Five young filmmakers who contributed to some of this year’s finest storytelling in Telugu cinema open up about their creative journeys and what the future holds for them and the industry.

28 Dec 2022

Veteran Telugu actor Chalapathi Rao dies at 78

Rao acted in several Telugu movies as a supporting actor and villain in the films of N T Rama Rao, Krishna, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Chiranjeevi and Venkatesh.

26 Dec 2022

'18 pages' movie review: Heartfelt as a drama, engrossing as a thriller

In fact, the film is sprinkled with such lovely, heartfelt moments stemming out of the script’s attempts to underline the importance of forging a human bond.

24 Dec 2022

'Dhamaka' movie review A simple potboiler that mostly works

The Ravi Teja starrer makes up for the lack of originality with its comedy

24 Dec 2022

Kaikala Satyanarayana: The actor who personified Yama

In Daruvu (2012), he plays an aged Yama who decides to retire and pass on the baton to his son, played by Prabhu.

24 Dec 2022

‘I accepted Dhamaka within 10 minutes of narration’

Actor Sreeleela talks about finding her footing in the film industry and the experience of being part of Dhamaka, co-starring Ravi Teja, set to release this Friday

22 Dec 2022

‘I can now differentiate between a good and a bad script’: Actor Naveen Chandra

I just had to get better and keep learning from the film after film.

17 Dec 2022

‘I was fine with viewers guessing the killer:’ Sailesh Kolanu

Writer-director Sailesh Kolanu discusses HIT 2, the second installment in his police procedural franchise which turned out to be a money spinner at the box-office

15 Dec 2022

The dynamic frames of Mukundan Unni Associates

Cinematographer Viswajith Odukkathil, who entered the Malayalam film scene with Hridhayam, opens up about his sophomore film, Mukundan Unni Associates

22 Nov 2022

Krishna: The end of an era

Film scholars weigh in their thoughts on what defined Krishna, the Super Star of Telugu cinema.

16 Nov 2022

'The Good Nurse' movie review: Compellingly melancholic

The film is based on the story of how Amy helped the police catch hold of fellow nurse and serial killer Charlie.

12 Nov 2022

'I am an accidental editor’, says 'Sardar' editor Ruben

For Ruben, PS Mithran’s Sardar was a tough task for the editor, considering the density of this script full of characters and subplots. 

08 Nov 2022

Kantara crosses Rs 300 crore at box office

The decision to dub it across Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi, has made it a pan-Indian film, and reaped rich rewards, including record box office numbers.

02 Nov 2022

'Thank God' movie review: A joyless, preachy effort

The conundrum with 'Thank God' is that it is simply not content with entertaining the viewers, like Indra Kumar’s good-old Ishq or Dhamaal.

27 Oct 2022

Must ask ourselves if punishment is aimed at creating fairer world: Tillotama Shome

Tillotama Shome’s chilling portrayal of a serial killer in 'Delhi Crime 2' reveals how the actor’s understanding of social inequality influences her work.

21 Oct 2022

'My Best Friend’s Exorcism' review: Back to the ‘80s

An adaptation of Grady Hendrix’s 2016 novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism follows two close friends, Abby and Gretchen and mishaps that occur when the latter gets possessed by a demonic spirit.

13 Oct 2022

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