October 12, 2013
Sometimes when a movie is praised to the skies (James Cameron and Quentin Tarantino among others have sung hosannas), there is a danger of the film not meeting expectations. No such fears with Alf...
July 13, 2013
Actor Idris Elba on how Pacific Rim is not just a disaster but also a survival story
May 27, 2013
M. Night Shyamalan steps out of his comfort zone to direct father-son duo Will and Jaden Smith in the futuristic After Earth that releases on June 7. Mini Anthikad-Chhibber has the details »
August 4, 2012
We’re informed, at the opening of Total Recall, that it’s a time when living space is earth’s most valuable resource. Wait a minute. This isn’t science fiction. Go to Mumbai or Manhattan and they’...
December 17, 2011
They drink blood but have undergone change just as we humans have. Vampires are a transformed race now.
October 28, 2011
With the benefit of having watched Ra.One twice — once, with Chennai's elite grown-up audience and again, with the youngest Shah Rukh Khan fans in the city — I can vouch that Ra.One ...
March 16, 2011
Movie: Battle: Los AngelesCast: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael PeriaYet another story of aliens visiting our earth. They are armed with powerful and sophisti...
April 19, 2010
The highest-grossing film of all-time, Avatar’s aliens may be blue but director James Cameron and star Sigourney Weaver are using their movie to spread a message that’s proudly...
March 6, 2010
Looks like it'll be a toss-up between The Hurt Locker and Avatar at the Academy awards tonight. Bet on Avatar, if only because it is at least visually adventurous…
February 22, 2010
Science fiction movies should be allowed only one major transgression of the laws of physics, according to a U.S. professor who has won backing from a number of his peers after creating a se...
September 28, 2013
This is a movie that every card-carrying conspiracy theorist will welcome with open arms. Geeks and sci-fi fans would be equally happy with the creepy science, vision and action. Those who just li...
June 19, 2013
Anime characters are very life-like and unlike American cartoons which appeal only to kids, they have a wide audience involving millions of adults
October 25, 2012
Talking about her role in Cloud Atlas, which is opening today, Halle Berry says she believes in the theory of cause and effect
March 26, 2012
Charu Khandal, who led the team that won the national award for special effects in Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One, is battling for life, after she suffered serious injuries when an auto-rickshaw in...
November 5, 2011
Mass-market Hindi cinema cannot afford to buy into sci-fi tropes. It doesn't need to either, says Baradwaj Rangan.
October 4, 2011
Putting aside his health issues, south superstar Rajnikanth, who shot for Shahrukh Khan’s ambitious project ‘Ra.One’ here recently, will be seen in the role of ‘Chitti’, the robot.Rajinikant...
February 26, 2011
As World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles is set to hit the screens on March 11, its star Aaron Eckhart talks about the making of the film
March 25, 2010
Watching Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief in a hall filled with fans of Rick Riordan's fantasy series, the film is based on, was a fascinating experience. So while there were...
February 24, 2010
BIG SCREEN: Movie: District 9. Cast: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James, Mandla Gaduka
February 9, 2010
They are an indigenous people struggling to defend their land against mining interests who threaten their homes, culture and sacred deity.Sounds familiar? No, they are not blue-skinned alie...