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‘Raj Vishnu’ Review: You won’t believe the life lessons that this formula comedy has to offer
From heroines being stalked to relatives being guilt-tripped, ‘Raj Vishnu’ has everything you need for a ‘heart-warming’ family comedy.
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 16:58
‘Indu Sarkar’ review: Weak, shallow melodrama kills the potential of a heady political thriller
‘Indu Sarkar’ refuses to go beyond the surface of either the big political picture or the personal tragedies of the Emergency.
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 15:47
Films that show drinking to be certified as 'A': Why the CBFC’s move is a terrible idea
It’s time the CBFC simply rated films, and let audiences decide what they should and should not watch.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:39
Aadhaar case: SC is deciding if privacy is a fundamental right, here’s why it matters to you
The current privacy provisions under the IT Act cover only corporate bodies, while leaving out governments and non-profit bodies.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 07:37
‘2’ review: 'Dandupalya' sequel is a disappointing, over-the-top crime film
The story is predictable, the acting melodramatic and the direction leaves a lot to be desired.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 18:14
'Hombanna' Review: Promises a complex, unusual story, but fails to deliver
The direction and screenplay jump from one strand of the narrative to the next too quickly, leaving the film an incoherent muddle.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 19:08
'Ondu Motteya Kathe' review: A warm and frothy comedy that you surely shouldn't miss
Raj B Shetty has a deft touch as actor and director, and makes us laugh with rather than at the foibles of people like us.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 09:15
‘Aake’ Review: Plenty of chills and thrills, and a strong story to tell too
What works for ‘Aake’ is the restraint it shows, slowly ratcheting up the tension without laughably overplaying the horror.
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 16:38
Kerala Chronicles: How one missing student brought down a Congress govt in just a month
P Rajan, a student of REC, Calicut, became emblematic of the horrifying excesses of the Emergency in Kerala.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 16:13
Kerala Chronicles: When Gandhi-loyalist AK Antony turned into an implacable Indira foe in the 1970s
At the height of the Emergency, Antony was one of the only Congress leaders to criticise the use of Emergency powers and the rise of the ‘Sanjay wave’.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 18:48