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Terence TohNeil Gaiman once said: "Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds

'Sonic the Hedgehog' designs updated for fans

Sam ConnonSonic's first live-action movie turned out to be a run-of-the-mill family action flick, despite months

The Guardians by Susan Pedersen

 Duncan Kelly They are there to help but instead they hinder. They aspire to fairness yet promote

Waiting for the Mahatma: A bright book in life from the Subcontinent

Md Sajib MiahReading to know, to do, to live and to be is an indispensable subject

An emotional affair

JaniceLisa Ballantyne's Redemption Road is pegged as a cat-and-mouse thriller, but is actually a catastrophic tale

Emma: It's cool but it's no clueless

Donald Clarke What is that full stop doing there in the title? It seems the latest adaptation

"Filmmaking to international jury: A riveting tale"

Elora Justina Das It is not an easy task to divulge the window of creativity and

The Island Child: Vibrant writing on a primitive life

Sarah GilmartinThere's a fair old dose of Philip Larkin's handing down the misery in The Island

Self-indulgent study of memory and longing

Toh Wen LiA woman in her early 40s moves from one nondescript hotel room to another

Underwater: Nothing to see here

Donald ClarkeLast night I saw my Kristen making a bomb.Oo-oo-ee. Murky, murky, cheap, cheap!

Albert Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus: An Existential Proposition

Muhammad KamruzzamannSuicide and CamusAlbert Camus (1913-1960), in his philosophical composition The Myth of Sisyphus

"No means no"- A bold statement that slaps on the view of patriarchal society

Faridul Ahasan Shourav 'PINK', a riveting thriller of today's darker society, its title itself is unique

Such a Fun Age satirizes the white pursuit of wokeness

Stephanie Hayes"A comedy of good intentions" might seem an improbable description of a book that lays

Albert Camus' The Stranger: A tale of an absurd man

Muhammad Kamruzzamann"The first sign of absurdity"Out of a monotonous systematic life, Albert Camus (1913-1960),

Life with HIV, through a teen's eyes

Jan LeeBoy trouble, friendship problems, growing up and protective parents. Full Disclosure checks off all the

'Dolittle': Like a blast of dragon flatulence in your face

Michael CheangThere is one scene in Dolittle that pretty much sums up what most of the

Andhadhun: A film's Majesty immanent on distinct complexity

Faridul Ahasan ShouravFirst of all, if you're expecting to be spoon-fed about the final touch, then

A Hidden Life: Terrence Malick's beautiful, serious, sometimes infuriating film

Donald Clarke If nothing else, Terrence Malick has, over 40 years, created a unique aesthetic that

Pine: Memorable debut with a touch of the supernatural

Sarah Gilmartin"Soon the children reach the towering pines and the mossy stone foundations of an old

Toss a coin to 'The Witcher', it's a valley of plenty

Davin ArulGoing into this dark fantasy series knowing next to nothing about the video games or

Fiery critique of wealth and privilege

Walter SimThe deafening public tantrums of pre-pubescent children may be the bane of all parents -

Bangabandhu: The bridgework between our past, present and future

Shototomo Janma Sharok Grontho is a voluminous book marking the hundredth birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman which

Wish I Could Tell You: An unconventional romance for the young readers

Md Sajib MiahAs a voracious reader, I love to read all types of books,especially from Indian

'21 Bridges'

Davin ArulIn 21 Bridges, the brassy, bassy cop thriller that counts MCU darlings the Russo Brothers

Truth or Dare by Nadia Kabir Barb

Nausheen RahmanThis was a book of short stories I had been meaning to read for the

Agatha: Feel good novel about a lonely psychiatrist

Sarah GilmartinSigns that you might need therapy: chronic anti-socialism, a lacklustre approach to work, severe depression

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