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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a TV series on Netflix, which is based on dark and supernatural themes. The plot revolves around Sabrina Spellman, a character from the Archie Comics, who must accept her half-witch and

  • How the Movies Did This Eid

    This Eid, audiences have not been discussing the films much. Last Eid-ul-Fitr, people were discussing the movies released like anything. The halls were getting crowded with fans.


    After the massive success of Haldaa, Tauqir Ahmed's Phagun Hawa looks particularly promising. Based on an adaptation of the short story Bou Kotha Kou by Tito Rahman, the film is about our language movement. Tauqir Ahmed has also roped in some of the heavyweight actors for this film. Fazlur Rahman Babu, Abul Hayat,

  • Giasuddin Selim's Finest Work Film Swapnajaal

    Swapnajaal Giasuddin Selim's Finest Work!

    As Bengali people, we tend to exaggerate everything whether it be praise or critique. Thus, many may think that I am exaggerating about my feelings for Swapnajaal. I'll be honest here, Giasuddin Selim is my friend and he has been my friend for a very long time. We have grown up in Dhaka's embrace and we have often had our differences regarding different subjects. However, one thing I cannot deny at all is the

  • “I made this film to express feelings I could not articulate.”

    There were over 500 films at this year's International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), but only one representing the Bangla language. Young Indian director Aditya Vikram Sengupta's (Asha Jawar Majhe) second

  • Films to look out for in 2018 soon!

    Disney films are almost always instant successes; as such is expected from this film which features prominent personalities such as Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine.

  • Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana

    Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana

    The film starts with Aarti Shukla (Kriti Kharbanda), a small town educated girl falling in love with Satyendra, the man her parents fixed her marriage with.

  • Noukadubi

    Noukadubi (2011)

    Based on the story originally written by Rabindranath Tagore, Noukadubi is a near-to-perfect portrayal of the story of four lives being intertwined by fate.

  • A Bad Moms Christmas

    When Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiky (Kristen Bell) and Carla (Kathryn Hahn) are all over the place trying to figure out how to create the perfect Christmas for their family, their mothers decide to show up all of a sudden and double their difficulties.

  • 5 Memorable Films Based on the Liberation War

    Directed by Tareque Masud and Catherine Masud, Muktir Gaan is a documentary film which portrayed the reality of the Liberation War with a rather unique approach. Based on the live footage taken by the American filmmaker Lear Levin,

  • Thor Ragnarok

    Thor being imprisoned on the other side of the universe puts himself in a battle against time to prevent the powerful Hela from destroying Asgardian civilization.

  • Doob Film Scene

    Doob: Farooki's Finest Work

    Since the very unveiling of the film, Doob has been surrounded by hype and controversy. One of the reasons for the controversy is the inspiration taken from Humayun Ahmed's life, which I will get to.

  • Victoria & Abdul

    Queen Victoria, as we all know, was the monarch of the United Kingdom during the 19th century and the much-adored Empress of India.

  • The Glass Castle

    The Glass Castle is adapted from the bestselling memoir of the same name by former New York gossip columnist Jeannette Walls.

  • IT

    During a heavy rainstorm, a kid named Geogie chases a paper boat down a gutter. The boat is suddenly washed away by a storm drain, to the dismay of the seven-year old.

  • The Emoji Movie

    Inside each smartphone there exist icons which denote expressions of various emotions. These icons, usually in the form of faces, are called Emojis, and the movie centers around a problem faced by the main character Gene, the Meh Emoji.

  • Annabelle Creation

    A couple lamenting the demise of their little girl Annabelle adopts youngsters from an orphanage nearby. When Janice, a crippled kid, creeps into Annabelle's room and finds a possessed doll, terrifying things begin to happen to the people in the house.

  • Bhoyonkor Sundor and Controversy Thereafter; How Much Justified?

    Expectations were sky-high on the Parambrata Chatterjee and Bhabna starrer Bhoyonkor Sundor. The film, directed, produced and written by Animesh Aich, garnered a lot of criticism after it was released in major theatres in the country on 4th August.

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Set in the 28th century, special operatives Valerian and his partner Laureline is given the task of keeping order and peace in a metropolis named Alpha, which harbors a thousand species.

  • Dunkirk

    When the Germans invaded France in May 1940, thousands of allied troops were stranded on the shorelines of Dunkirk.


    When Uther's traitorous brother Vortigern defeats him in battle, Uther's son makes a narrow escape.

  • Despicable Me 3

    Gru meets his long-lost and more successful twin brother Dru.

  • Malena (2000)

    Malena is an unforgettable story of a young lad's journey into manhood surrounded by chaos of World War II and the most beautiful girl in a sleepy Italian village; Malena.

  • Tubelight

    In a small town in North India, Laxman (Salman Khan) lives with his younger brother Bharat (Sohail Khan).

  • Rajneeti

    Ayon (Shakib Khan) lives at his uncle's house in South Africa and also studies IT there.

  • Boss 2

    Shurjo (Jeet) is the 'bhai' of his area in Mumbai. Just like Robin Hood, this 'bhai' wants to help out the poor people.

  • Nabab

    CBI Officer Rajib Chowdhury (Shakib Khan) is adamant about fighting against terrorists and criminals.

  • The Fate of the Furious

    PLOT: Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) comes across a mysterious cyber terrorist named Cipher (Charlize Theron) who blackmails Dom

  • Maatr

    PLOT: Vidya Chauhan (Raveena Tandon) and her daughter Tia (Alisha Khan), on the way back from school, take a wrong turn and end

  • NOOR

    “Noor” is the story of a girl struggling to be a serious journalist while simultaneously trying to solve problems in her love life and trying to deal with weight issues.