Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal movie review: Samantha, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi deserved better than a love letter to patriarchy
Vignesh Shivan's Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal thinks it is making a strong case for polyamory. However, the case the film actually makes is for patriarchy and sexism.
Oh My Dog movie review: Arun Vijay's sweet, sappy film bogged down by commercial platitudes and predictable writing
Oh My Dog is predictable. Right from the first frame, you can guess how the film will unfold next. And there is no doubt about how the film will end. The only surprise we probably get is the degree of clumsiness.
Kuthiraivaal movie review: A meandering but fascinating tale of stories, their purpose and the lack thereof
Kalaiyarasan plays well into the wacky universe of Kuthiraivaal — finding a good balance between eccentricity and subtlety.
In a year when we needed solace, reassurance, hope, and an escape the most, cinema did not fail us. So in no particular order, here are some of my most memorable Tamil cinematic experiences in 2021.
Trends in Tamil cinema of 2021: While male star vehicles brought back audience to theatres, women dominated streaming
The question of the year has been, ‘Will people come back to the theatres?.' They did and how. 2021, even with a hiatus in between, saw some major star vehicles that set the cash registers ringing.
The biggest limitation of RARA is its lack of emotional depth. The lead couple’s arc remains agonizingly two-dimensional, where we know precious little about them apart from their love for their bulls.
With a little more complexity in screenplay and some wit in dialogue, Vijay Sethupathi and Taapsee Pannu's horror comedy could have been an absolute feast.
Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum, produced by Suriya, will also release on the platform a day later on 24 September.
Vijay Sethupathi currently has 25+ films in his kitty, including Laabam that released in theatres last week, Tughlaq Darbar that released on Netflix India this past weekend, and Annabelle Sethupathi, that will release this Friday (17 September) on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex.
"In the age of CGI, production companies have no excuse for forcing exhausted horses to play at war until one of them drops dead," says PETA India
Inside 2D Entertainment's four-film deal with Amazon Prime Video India: Why Suriya's productions are going digital
The clutter-breaking success of Suriya's Soorarai Pottru on Amazon Prime Video India led to a four-film deal between his production house 2D Entertainment and the streaming platform in what could be a common distribution model in the future.
Pandu, Tamil comedian credited for designing AIADMK logo, passes away due to COVID-19 aged 74 in Chennai
Pandu's wife Kumudha has also tested positive for coronavirus and is currently undergoing treatment in the same hospital.
Singaravelan was released in 1992, a time when in our little corner of the world, the only options for entertainment were the non-AC cinema theatres and hanging out at the railway station. If you were a dude, I mean. If you were not a dude, lol.
On Dhanush, Dulquer Salmaan's birthdays, Genelia Deshmukh, Karthik Subbaraj, Prithviraj Sukumaran wish actors
On Dhanush's birthday, the first single from his upcoming movie Jagame Thanthiram titled Rakita Rakita was released
On his birthday, Suriya launched the song 'Kaattu Payale' from his next movie Soorarai Pottru.
Harbhajan Singh's debut film, Friendship, is directed by John Paul Raj and Sham Surya,
Coronavirus pandemic: South Indian film industry comes to a standstill with shoots stalled, films postponed
The two-week shutdown because of coronavirus is likely to create a choc-a-block kind of situation in the country so prioritising film releases will be the biggest challenge.
Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal movie review: Dulquer Salmaan's long-delayed Tamil release is a breath of fresh air
Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal may have faced numerous delays in hitting the theatres but to its credit, Dulquer Salmaan's new Tamil film does not look dated.
Dhanush has a busy year ahead with Karthik Subbaraj's upcoming film Jagame Thanthiram, Karnan, and Aanand L Rai's Atrangi Re
Dhanush has as many as four films lined up this year, including the Hindi film Atrangi Re and Jagame Thanthiram with Petta director Karthik Subbaraj.
Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal has been billed as a romantic musical, where Nayanthara and Samantha Akkineni will share screen space for the first time.