Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web – Action packed

The Girl in the Spider’s Web is a soft-reboot / sequel of the well received The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Filmed by a new cast and crew with Fede Álvarez – of Don’t Breathe fame as director, the plot is about vigilante hacker Lisbeth Salander who is contacted by Frans Balder, a terminated employee of the National Security Agency (NSA). Balder has created FireWall, an encrypted programme capable of accessing the world’s nuclear codes. Continue Reading

Review: Vandi – Quirky tale

Hyperlink screenplays have been experimented on and off in Kollywood. However, a strong story and an emotional substance in the plot needs to be present in the narration to drive the screenplay towards an effective resolution. Here comes Vidaarth’s Vandi. Though it fails in hyperlink screenplay, yet it has a strong message to convey. Continue Reading

Rakul Preet turns astronomer

Actor Sivakarthikeyan is playing the lead in a science fiction film. Rakul Preet Singh is the heroine. Sources say that Rakul, who plays Sivakarthikeyan’s love interest in the film, will be seen as an astronomer. Continue Reading

‘Neeya 2’ to release December

The 1979 Kamal Haasan blockbuster Neeya is all set to witness its sequel. A snake woman who takes revenge on the killers of her beloved, will see Jai, Catherine Tresa and Laxmi Rai playing the lead roles. Sources say Varalaxmi Sarathkumar plays snake woman in the movie. Continue Reading

Vijay-Atlee-Rahman trio strikes again

Before one would release a breath after the Sarkar storm last week, here is AGS Entertainment with a news to excite Vijay fans in town. It has made an announcement on ‘Thalapathy63’. The icing on the cake would be that it is going to be written and directed by Atlee and music by AR Rahman, the duo who gave Vijay’s career-best box-office hit, Mersal. Continue Reading

Jyothika’s next to be helmed by newcomer

With just a day to go for her much-awaited Kaatrin Mozhi, actress Jyotika has surprised her fans with the announcement of her next big flick. The film is being produced by Dream Warrior Pictures and the Mozhi actress has started working on it. Continue Reading

Sasikumar shoots for ‘Kombu Vecha Singamda’

Sasikumar began shooting for Kombu Vecha Singamda. Produced by Inder Kumar’s Redhan Cinema of Kuttram 23 fame, the movie is helmed by Sundarapandian SR Prabhakaran. It is a rural action entertainer. Dhibu Ninan Thomas of Kanaa fame is composing music for Kombu Vecha Singamda. The movie went on floors with a pooja recently. Continue Reading

Bharathiraja denies ’96’ filmmaker’s claims

The plagiarism issue of Vijay Sethupathi-starrer 96 has reached a new height as assistant director Suresh on Monday established a lot of old collections and e-mails that he had sent to himself for his aspiring movie ‘Palpandi engira Bharathi’ aka ‘Nee Naan Mazhai Ilayaraja’. Continue Reading