Sudhir Srinivasan

INTERVIEW| I am the reason for ENPT’s delay; I’m sorry: Director Gautham Menon

The filmmaker's much-anticipated Enai Noki Paayum Thota is finally set for release on September 6.

02 Sep 2021

The human voice is one of the greatest instruments: Santhosh Narayanan

Composer Santhosh Narayanan touches upon a variety of topics including his relationship with top filmmakers like Karthik Subbaraj and Pa Ranjith, his global music inspirations, and longterm goals

26 Jul 2021

Sarpatta Parambarai: Ranjith’s love letter to Ekalavya makes for compelling viewing

The film is set in the mid-70s, and naturally, we get references to the Emergency, and the DMK government, and there’s even a mention of Stalin’s arrest under MISA.

24 Jul 2021

'Vaazhl' review: Fable-ish, even if not fabulous

Vaazhl gives you pointed advice: Travel for at least 30 days a year, without worrying about your family and work.

17 Jul 2021

'Jagame Thandiram' review: Too frivolous to be serious, too serious to be fun

It’s like Karthik Subbaraj desired to make two different Tamil films set in the West. One, a solemn film like Iraivi that would bleed for immigrants and refugees and Eelam Tamils.

19 Jun 2021

'Friends: The Reunion' - This much-awaited reunion is a moving ode to nostalgia

While it is certainly not flawless, it does feel like it fulfils its evidently difficult job of satiating the average F.R.I.E.N.D.S fan

29 May 2021

'Woman in the Window' movie review: An unsatisfying jumble of genre tropes

There’s a scene in Woman in the Window that has accomplished actors, Gary Oldman and Amy Adams, facing each other, engaged in a bickering battle.

15 May 2021

'Mortal Kombat' movie review: This uninspired adaptation extracts a fatality in you

All you want is for the film to establish reasonable explanations for why heads are being severed and arms are being ripped off.

24 Apr 2021

Vivekh, a socially-conscious humourist departs

Vivekh has also been a charismatic presence as an actor, bringing to his serious characters like in Boys, Sivaji, Alaipayuthey a rare vulnerability that even some top actors fail to register.

18 Apr 2021

'Paramadham Vilayattu' review: Hilariously strange events happen in this rudderless dud

A kidnapped Gayathri is trying to utilise unusual objects in her room to try and fashion her escape.

15 Apr 2021

'Karnan' movie review: Mari Selvaraj’s dance of defiance makes for glorious cinema

The character’s name, Kannabiran, leaves you with little doubt on the mythological character considered to be god who is being referenced, and in a sense, criticised.

10 Apr 2021

Sulthan review: Bad villains and forced messaging stifle a great premise

There’s also the constant suggestion that Sulthan is The One, with a Baahubali-esque scene in which the baby is held aloft by the uncles.

03 Apr 2021

INTERVIEW | I hope to make films till my last breath, says Selvaraghavan

Here’s Selvaraghavan himself discussing this film in detail and in the process, providing a lot of insight into his person. 

15 Mar 2021

The teddy is alive, the film not so much

Director Shakti Soundar Rajan even attempts to explain, even if it’s with a quick one-liner, how a man with great memory, got so good at fighting.

13 Mar 2021

'Nenjam Marappathillai' review: A dark comedy that works brilliantly in patches

More importantly though, it’s a film that’s so original in its objective and treatment that you can barely take your eyes off it.

06 Mar 2021

'As a woman I live out my worst fears every day'

Actors Shruti Haasan and Sanjith Hegde, and director Nag Ashwin, dissect their short film, X-Life, that is a part of the recent Netflix Telugu anthology, Pitta Kathalu

03 Mar 2021

‘I was not sure I could be an actor’

B’luru singer Sanjith Hegde talks to CE  about turning actor for the recent short film, X-Life, that is a part of the Netflix Telugu anthology, Pitta Kathalu

03 Mar 2021

The climax of Drishyam 3 is ready: Director Jeethu Joseph

Here’s the man of the hour, Jeethu himself, in conversation about his much-appreciated film, Drishyam 2: The Resumption.

27 Feb 2021

'Chakra' movie review: This thriller has the effect of a comedy

The writing in Chakra is pedestrian and lacks heart, the film is devoid of an emotional core, and as for the villain, the character is an amusing caricature at best.

20 Feb 2021

'Kutty Story' movie review: The good and the bad co-exist in this latest anthology

The towering disappointment of this anthology, one that threatens to bring down the other films with it, is director Vijay's Avanum Naanum.

13 Feb 2021

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