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  • Lion: When Google Earth is the protagonist

    If you have been a child, raised a child, lost a child or met a child –any of the situations that involve a mother – this movie will leave a dent on you.

  • La La Land: That Rare Musical I Didn’t Hate

    I suppose that title needs clarification. I love music; I eat, breathe, sleep movies – just not characters breaking into a song and dance routine every 15/20 minutes [reason why I’m not a fan of the traditional Bollywood storytelling format]. I went to Blockbuster Cinemas at Jamuna Future Park hesitantly but with an open mind.

  • A space adventure not out of this world

    What happened when Star-Lord found Katniss Everdeen in a ship destined to go far, far away in outer space? He couldn't “let her go” – and that's pretty much the story of Passengers.

  • Back to the World of Magic

    The end of the Harry Potter Franchise meant the entertainment industry would lack the magic of the wizarding world.


    At long last, the Sorcerer Supreme makes his big screen debut in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Benedict Cumberbatchplays Doctor Stephen Strange.

  • Café Society – Charming but disappointing

    Fans of Woody Allen are used to his quirky forays into cultural icons, from a 1970s' “Love Letter to New York” to literary Paris in the Jazz Age.

  • Swiss Army Man: A Bizarre Trip to Home

    Hank (Paul Dano) is about to hang himself. Having given up all his hopes of being rescued from a deserted island, he


    Just like khichuri is an integral part of the Bengali household when the sky rumbles and the sweet smell of earth is evident, watching movies while snuggled up in bed is a choice for many. Here I compiled a list of movies I'd like to watch on such a day.

  • DC hasn't yet figured out how group presentations work

    Not everyone in the classroom has to be hilarious to be popular. DC Extended Universe gets constantly compared to Marvel Cinematic Universe for obvious reasons.

  • Just Keep Swimming

    Remember the not-so-happy clownfish who had you worried sick about his abducted son? How we all jumped in joy rooting for their reunion as the father Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) swam halfway across the ocean aided by a scatterbrained yet amusing blue tang to rescue his son Nemo (Hayden Rolence) from an aquarium?