Prabhudeva on playing cop for the first time with Pon Manickavel, lack of dance songs in Tamil cinema
Prabhudeva, who has directed several cop films, including Salman Khan's Dabangg 3 and Radhe, will soon have first outing as a cop on screen with Pon Manickavel: 'I wanted to essay the character in a particular manner, as someone casual"
With Jai Bhim, Tamil cinema yet again depicts caste realities more vigorously than any other contemporary film industry
There is a perception that Malayalam film industry is ahead of Tamil cinema in depicting caste realities but the former never does so as explicitly, and with leading stars that ensures wide dissemination.
Enemy movie review: Vishal and Arya keep locking horns in this trite action drama, but we don't care why
For a film that is mounted on a rivalry, the equation between the two lead characters is pretty shallow and one-dimensional.
The emotional beats are inconsistent and overly melodramatic, bordering on preachy in a few instances.
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.
Thalaivi exaggerates events for dramatic effect so much so that if we made two-three more biopics like this, we would end up giving Jayalalithaa sainthood.
"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.
In the 2017 Tamil film Taramani, what makes the otherwise commonplace story of a toxic relationship unique is director Ram’s left-field perspective, which I had missed in my early viewings.
Jagame Thandhiram movie review: Dhanush, Kartik Subbaraj gangster film is confused, self-indulgent, inconsiderate
The film cannot make up its mind between being an empathetic story about xenophobia or a mass gangster film about a borderline psychopath.
Foregrounding the multitude: How Mari Selvaraj's Karnan attains a universality and humanity rarely seen on screen
In putting up the face and the voice of a multitude on screen, Karnan attains a democracy far beyond real life. To achieve this is a miracle.
Thamira, who was on the ventilator for the past 20 days, was declared dead after a sudden cardiac arrest on 27 April.
With Mandela on Netflix, Yogi Babu carves a new identity: 'For some, I'm an actor; for the others, just a prop'
"My heart is heavy, but once the director calls action, I do my job," says Yogi Babu on how he makes the audience laugh when the world is battling a raging pandemic.
The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crores in connection with the case.
Chinna Thambi is about a wealthy young woman who falls in love with a poor, simple young man. Is it really though?
I don’t know if you have ever experienced the sensation of being part of a community that is collectively falling in one-side-love with something. This is what happened between our town and the movie Chinna Thambi.
'I come from a middle-class family, don't know the term vacation': Why Vijay Sethupathi doesn't take breaks between films
"I generally interpret my scripts and characters to make sure that audiences don't get bored. I tell my directors to write unpredictable lines and scenes."