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The recurring themes of Lijo Jose Pellissery

The author talks about the recurring themes in the films of director Lijo Jose Pellissery

22 May 2018

Location Diaries: Garbage trucks and pesky crowds

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film and this week it is Oru Kuppai Kadhai

21 May 2018

Viewfinder: The big, bilingual scam

The writer talks about the worrying trend of mere dubbed films being promoted as bilinguals

20 May 2018

An ode not just to Savitri, but to cinema itself

The author talks about how Nag Ashwin's Savitri biopic, Mahanati/Nadigaiyar Thilagam, doubles up as a visual retelling of the history of South Indian cinema 

16 May 2018

When Prasanna had to hug a stranger 

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film and this week it is Prasanna, sharing his expriences while shooting for Kaalakoothu

14 May 2018

Thamizh Talkies: Can Kamal Haasan recreate his magic?

The author writes about Kamal Haasan's second innings as host of the popular TV show Bigg Boss Tamil 2

13 May 2018

Location Diaries: Height matters

Actor Riyaz Khan talks about his experiences working on the films, Cheena Thaana 001, Mayilattam and Casanova

08 May 2018

Location Diaries: Last tango in Thailand

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film and this week it is Mr.Chandramouli

07 May 2018

What our villains can learn from Thanos

The writer lists the qualities that Kollywood villains can take a cue from The Avengers supervillain

06 May 2018

Poll
poll

Will you watch small budget films without star value in theatres?

Result
Yes, if the film's trailer is good
Yes, if the technical crew is strong
No, it's just a waste of money