Monday, September 21, 2015



Tomb Raider (2018) is a reboot film to the franchise, which once starred Angelina Jolie as the titular

Writings on the 1947 Partition

Nausheen RahmanI have just finished reading "Footprints on Zero Line: Writings on the Partition", and I

Pops by Michael Chabon: A quiet look at fatherhood and writing

Pops, the American novelist Michael Chabon's new collection of essays on parenthood and related matters, begins with an

A movie dealing with the failures and dreams of growing up

Lady Bird (2017) is a different kind of coming-of-age story directed and written by Greta Gerwig. The eponymous

Last Stories by William Trevor: A final treat

A few years ago, a friend gave me a two-volume, hardcover edition of William Trevor's The Collected Stories

Rampage movie adaptation is one fun movie

Rampage (2018) is a movie where giant creatures clash at one another as they are endowed with rage

Why Ruth Ware's new thriller is a classic

Why Ruth Ware's new thriller is a classicMaureen Corrigan A classic never goes out of style. Consider the

Beyond the Breakwater by Catherine Foley: A humble memoir

Pat McCabe has a lot to answer for. The class messer of Irish literature has altered forever how

Deadpool 2 full of graphic humor and adrenalin

Deadpool 2 (2018) is the direct sequel to the Deadpool (2016), featuring the mutant Wade Wilson, also known

Black Star Renegades is a loving homage to Star Wars

Stop me if you've heard this one before. A young man discovers that he's destined for greater things

The Post shows the press's bravery to expose the truth

The Post (2017) by Steven Spielberg was nominated as Best Picture in the 2018 Academy Awards. It is a

The joy of rediscovering a classic

The storyline centers around the female protagonist Jaigun, firstly widowed and then divorced. She is abandoned by her second

Throb of Life at Dawn

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury substantiates a cluster of poems warmly embracing theessence of lifeIn the current era of disillusionment,

Infinity War is packed with action and a great cast

Avengers: Infinity War has been loosely 10 years in the making. The first Avengers introduced an artifact known as

The Eternal City

A valuable addition to the enriching resources available on Shahjahana bad,this time in translation of a nearly two centuries

Seminar on Ngugi wa wa Thiong'o

Marking the 80th birth anniversary of internationally acclaimed writer and activist Ngugi wa Thiong'o, the Centre for Studies in

A modern mind vs a backward village

Shuva Das illustrates some previous century's glimpse that reflects the social rigidity, as depicted by the author

A thorny love story

Zarin Rafiuddin attempts to untangle the Gordian knot of this emotionally complex filmThere may be few

Communal trauma and monstrosity

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury elucidates his views about an investigative text on the plight of religious minorities in

A journey of gleaming emotions

Nafisa Faruque reviews some despairing days of 1971 with glimpses of precious hope allowingyou to experience everything through the writers'

A saga of betrayal and colonial intrigues

Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury scrutinizes a textual drive glancing back to the Battle of PlasseyThe Battle

A life beyond life: An appreciation of Chariot of Life

Hayat Saif reviews the chronicle of an eye witness of the Liberation War of BangladeshTawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury's

The tide of nationalism for the rise of Bangladesh

Shuva Das illustrates the inner inception of independence movements ofBangladesh as unveiled by the authorProfessor A.

Scything the secular

Seema Chishti depicts old fissures in the society of Uttar Pradesh that elucidated by the bookA

Call Me by Your Name

Zarin Rafiuddin explores the multi-layered composition of love in this movie reviewEveryone's love story is distinct

A general's in-depth A to Z study of 1971 Bangladesh military operation

Nadeem Qadir journeys with the author Major General Md. Sarwar Hossain, who gives a detailed study of his

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