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‘Wednesday’ is a fine addition to the Addams family franchise

‘Wednesday’ is a fine addition to the Addams family franchise

Iftekharul Islam 2022-11-28 18:57:16

The Addams Family was first introduced in the 1930s by American cartoonist Charles Addams. An aristocratic family with ties to supernatural beings displaying comedy became a quick success in America.&...

'The Crown' continues to be controversial in the season 5

'The Crown' continues to be controversial in the season 5

Iftekharul Islam 2022-11-17 15:45:29

Silver screen portrayals have always been successful in offending the British Monarchy. The most recent one would be The Crown, which has been covering the reign of Queen Elizabeth II since its p...

The Midnight Club: A beautifully crafted horror TV Show

The Midnight Club: A beautifully crafted horror TV Show

Rassiq Aziz Kabir  2022-11-05 17:58:15

Horror TV shows have often had the reputation of having too many jumps, scares and recurring tropes, making the genre not among the most popular among viewers. But 'The Midnight Club' has taken a comp...

'Dahmer- Monster' - America's most hated serial killer's perfect screen-portrayal

'Dahmer- Monster' - America's most hated serial killer's perfect screen-portrayal

Iftekharul Islam 2022-10-04 18:14:38

In the 20th century, the United States had multiple cases of serial killers. Some commit murders because of their sociopathic nature, while others do it for fun. One of them is Jeffrey Dahmer, an Amer...

'How I Met Your Father' - a stereotypical sitcom ruining the nostalgia of a great series

'How I Met Your Father' - a stereotypical sitcom ruining the nostalgia of a great series

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-09-05 17:28:00

'How I Met Your Mother' is a nostalgia trip for many millennials worldwide. The sitcom, which was first aired in 2005 and continued till 2014, is undoubtedly one of the most popular American sitcoms o...

'Devil in Ohio' lacks the devil in it!

'Devil in Ohio' lacks the devil in it!

Iftekharul Islam 2022-09-04 18:29:04

Cults are one of the recurring stereotypes in the horror genre. Cults bring unsettling feelings to the audience through their dogmatic beliefs and sometimes violent and inhumane rituals. Netflix's lim...

Mo: The life of a Palestinian refugee in America

Mo: The life of a Palestinian refugee in America

Iftekharul Islam 2022-09-03 18:36:14

Muslims are generally not portrayed positively in Hollywood. They are portrayed as the antagonists most of the time. But in recent years, comedy dramas like Hulu's Ramy portrayed Muslims from a new pe...

'Never Have I Ever' becomes sharper in the 3rd season of Indian-American representation

'Never Have I Ever' becomes sharper in the 3rd season of Indian-American representation

Iftekharul Islam 2022-08-21 15:56:00

Never Have I Ever started as an original teen comedy-drama by Netflix in August 2020. Since then, it has gained popularity as the best on-screen representation of an Indian-American lead characte...

Adios Saul Goodman!

Adios Saul Goodman!

Iftekharul Islam 2022-08-18 15:04:12

Breaking Bad is considered one of the best TV shows of all time. The journey of Walter White as a high school chemistry teacher to the Meth kingpin Heisenberg and the dire consequences of his wro...

'The Sandman' is a worthy adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic masterpiece

'The Sandman' is a worthy adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic masterpiece

Iftekharul Islam 2022-08-07 20:13:01

Neil Gaiman has an unusual way of admixing mythology, philosophy, and many other literary elements into his masterful storytelling.  The Sandman is considered to be his magnum opus for this spec...

Season 3 of 'The Boys' ends with more madness and a diabolical climax

Season 3 of 'The Boys' ends with more madness and a diabolical climax

Iftekharul Islam 2022-07-28 13:45:26

The Boys is an ongoing buzz and a major iconoclast series in the superhero genre shown on the OTT platform Amazon Prime.  This show is mainly adapted from the comic book series of the same name...

Resident Evil game franchise returns strongly with live action Netflix show

Resident Evil game franchise returns strongly with live action Netflix show

Iftekharul Islam 2022-07-19 17:53:33

Video game adaptations are always seen to have bad luck on the silver screen. Lack of storytelling, little-to-no character development, poorly choreographed action sequences- all these are enough to f...

Stranger Things season 4 part 2 ends with more mystery and cliffhangers

Stranger Things season 4 part 2 ends with more mystery and cliffhangers

Iftekharul Islam 2022-07-05 15:02:25

After the release of the first part of season 4, Stranger Things reveals many of the secrets of the Kingpin of the Upside Down universe and its motive to kill everyone in the town of Hawkins in the la...

Obi-wan Kenobi: A nostalgic connection to different Star Wars trilogies

Obi-wan Kenobi: A nostalgic connection to different Star Wars trilogies

Iftekharul Islam 2022-07-03 15:55:00

After the original Star Wars trilogy in the late '70s and the Star Wars prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005, the fans pondered the question, what happened between those years before the original trilogy...

Peaky Blinders: The spectacular crime-extravaganza ends in style

Peaky Blinders: The spectacular crime-extravaganza ends in style

Iftekharul Islam 2022-06-27 14:45:06

When the first season of Peaky Blinders was aired on BBC Two in September 2013, the peaked flat-caps-trotting gangsters were just some ordinary criminals in Birmingham doing petty crimes like bookmaki...

Neil Gaiman’s 'The Sandman' finally gets live screen adaptation

Neil Gaiman’s 'The Sandman' finally gets live screen adaptation

Iftekharul Islam 2022-06-18 17:00:19

Neil Gaiman is a popular name in the fantasy genre of novels. Many of his acclaimed books, such as Coraline, American Gods, and Good Omens, have been adapted into movies or TV series and became succes...

Man vs. Bee: The return of the legend of Rowan Atkinson

Man vs. Bee: The return of the legend of Rowan Atkinson

Shuvodip Biswas 2022-06-02 14:20:12

It is 10 pm at night. The TV opens, it’s Cartoon Network. A night alley can be seen. Suddenly, a circle of light hits the ground and a man falls, feeling like an alien spaceship has abandoned th...

'House of the Dragon' trailer sets the bar of expectations high

'House of the Dragon' trailer sets the bar of expectations high

Shuvodip Biswas 2022-05-28 14:09:59

“Most of all, though, it changed the way the world thought about fantasy on the small screen.”  This was the reaction of the British daily newspaper, The Guardian, to a particular TV...

5 years of money-laundering ends at Ozark

5 years of money-laundering ends at Ozark

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-21 17:39:32

Ozark comes to an end after the part two premiere of season four, concluding the series running since 2017.  When the show first premiered back then, nobody thought a drama about money launderin...

Russian Doll: Netflix’s comedy-drama with a touch of science fiction

Russian Doll: Netflix’s comedy-drama with a touch of science fiction

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-09 11:56:59

Time loop is an intriguing concept. As shown in the movie Edge of Tomorrow, the protagonist gets to start over everything from a certain point when he dies.  But what happens when the time loop...

Pett Kata Shaw: First of its kind in Bangla, blended with folklore and horror

Pett Kata Shaw: First of its kind in Bangla, blended with folklore and horror

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-05-01 16:28:48

With the last episode 'নিশির ডাক' being released, the much-acclaimed horror miniseries 'ষ' has come to an end. The series is the first of its kind in Bangla and has encompassed a lot of themes within...

Kotaro lives alone with a heartwarming basket of story

Kotaro lives alone with a heartwarming basket of story

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2022-04-26 13:59:03

‘Kotaro Lives Alone’ aired on Netflix on March 10, 2022. This anime has already won many hearts because of its lovely and bittersweet plot.  Based on Mami Tsumura's manga, the tale i...

Jhon Cena's hilarious peacemaking through deep character analysis

Jhon Cena's hilarious peacemaking through deep character analysis

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2022-02-27 16:07:02

Peacemaker brings the curtain down on its illustrious first season with a political statement and a slew of cameos. The series is a James Gunn written and directed eight episodes of a raunchy, humoro...

14 Years of Breaking Bad: The mesmerising cinematic painting of blood, glory and despair

14 Years of Breaking Bad: The mesmerising cinematic painting of blood, glory and despair

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2022-02-17 13:54:14

“Say my name” - and we all know whose name comes up! Breaking Bad, created by Vince Gilligan, is one of the most critically celebrated television shows of all time.  ‘BrBa,&rs...

The Crown season 4 delves deep into British Royal Family's  modernisation efforts

The Crown season 4 delves deep into British Royal Family's modernisation efforts

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-02-12 14:40:56

"For Better Or Worse, The Crown Has Landed On My Head. And I Say We Go."  This single quote from Claire Foy, playing Queen Elizabeth in Netflix’s widely acclaimed show  ‘The Cro...

Arcane sets the bar high for video game adaptations

Arcane sets the bar high for video game adaptations

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2022-01-23 12:31:13

Understandably, video game film adaptations are typically looked poorly upon. Wave after wave of underwhelming adaptations of gaming classics have hit the big screen, but they have never received crit...

Manifest: A cop drama with supernatural twist

Manifest: A cop drama with supernatural twist

Iftekharul Islam 2022-01-18 14:02:14

Imagine a group of passengers, onboarded on a plane, going back home; they reach their destination after facing some turbulence in the air.  Upon reaching, they realise that their flight which t...

Shaaticup: Bangladeshi 'Narcos' with authentic local flavour

Shaaticup: Bangladeshi 'Narcos' with authentic local flavour

Shadique Mahbub Islam 2022-01-17 12:45:38

A local teen gang has stolen a large drug shipment from a local drug lord Sohel Bhai. Now the furious kingpin wants to appease his hurt ego and hurt wallet by punishing the upstarts behind this deed....

The Wheel of Time: Robert Jordan’s fantasy chronicle renewed

The Wheel of Time: Robert Jordan’s fantasy chronicle renewed

MEHENAZ SULTANA 2022-01-03 16:37:34

The hyped-up TV shows in 2021, to some extent, have been about fantasy book adaptations. One of the most anticipated TV shows of this genre was The Wheel of Time.  The first season of the series...

Rick and Morty: The timeless classic

Rick and Morty: The timeless classic

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2021-10-27 17:29:23

“Listen, Morty, I hate to break it to you but what people call ‘love’ is just a chemical reaction that compels animals to breed. It hits hard, Morty. Then it slowly fades, leaving yo...