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Semma Scene: A fine balance

In this week’s column, Vasool Raja MBBS’s director, Saran, talks about how the film’s pre-intermission scene was made

12 Sep 2018

Ms. Representation: Of purity and potency

The writer talks about the recently released Telugu film C/o Kancharapalem, and its central conceit of how women need to be 'pure' irrespective of age, and men have to be 'men'

11 Sep 2018

Location Diaries: Chilling on the sets 

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

10 Sep 2018

The quiet rawness of Bharathan’s Thazhvaram

What sets the film apart from other revenge thrillers is that it managed to set a mood that was much different from other revenge thrillers of the time

06 Sep 2018

Ms. Representation: A trope reversal

The writer recalls the fridging trope and how it has been reversed in three famous revenge thrillers with women as leads

04 Sep 2018

Thamizh Talkies: New roles, new dreams 

The writer is a former journalist who has worked in the film industry for several years and is passionate about movies, music and everything related to entertainment

02 Sep 2018

The stillness in Shaji N Karun’s Piravi

The critically acclaimed national award-winning film is a splendid example of visual storytelling done right

30 Aug 2018

Location Diaries: As luck would have it

Director Vishnu Narayan talks about his experiences working on the films Maradona, Gangster and Maheshinte Prathikaram

28 Aug 2018

The Nayanthara phenomenon

The writer talks about Nayanthara's character, Kokila, in Co Co (Kolamaavu Kokila)

28 Aug 2018

Poll
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Which director depicted the police department best on screen?

Result
Hari
Gautham Menon
P Vasu
RK Selvamani