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Shomini Sen

Shomini Sen

Digital news journalist, WION

Shomini has written on entertainment and lifestyle for the most part of her career. While writing on cinema remains her first love, her other interest lies in topics like gender, society and Indian literature.

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' review: Marvel serves the perfect story in post 'Avengers' era

The film provides a perfect epilogue to the Marvel Cinematic Universe post-Avengers, addresses some pertinent questions and gives the audience a heads up on what's in store in phase 3 of Marvel-…

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'Article 15' review: Ayushmann Khurrana's film is compelling and relevant for today's time

Over the years, several filmmakers have made films depicting this harsh reality of our society, so the premise of filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's new film 'Article 15' is not new. Yet, the film holds…

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'Kaafir' is not about an Indian and a Pakistani; it transcends borders: Dia Mirza on her new web series

For Dia Mirza, her debut web series 'Kaafir' works because its story transcends borders and religion and celebrates humanity.

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'Kabir Singh' review: Shahid Kapoor is outstanding in a film that glorifies toxic masculinity

In ‘Kabir Singh’, Shahid Kapoor shines. He plays the central character with utmost conviction and makes you loathe and love him at the same time.

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'Men In Black: International' review: Chris Hemsworth's film is a bland and unnecessary reboot

Dear Hollywood, its time to let the aliens be. 

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'Bharat' review: Salman Khan's film may be exhaustive but it still works

An official adaptation of South Korean film 'Ode To My Father', Zafar narrates the story a principled, do-gooder Bharat, who along with his family has had to shift to Delhi and take refuge at his…

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Dear sexist trolls, Mimi and Nusrat were not the only ones to post photos outside Parliament

How sexist is our society that we diss the women and question their credibility and praise the men at the same time?

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'Aladdin' review: Will Smith shines in a fitting remake of a timeless classic

For those who have grown up on Disney's animated series and film, Ricthie's 'Aladdin' serves as a beautiful walk down the memory lane and also talks about class divides that exist in the society…

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'De De Pyaar De' review: Thank god for Tabu!

The casting of the film is quite appropriate and it refreshing to watch Devgn play a character his age.

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'Student Of The Year 2' review: Tiger Shroff impresses in a shallow, glossy, problematic film

Set in Mussoorie and Dehradun, the film practically takes on the same milieu of the 2012 film 'Student Of The Year' complete with gloss and illogical storyline.

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Tiger Shroff on his action-hero image: Glad that Bollywood stereotypes its actors

"There is so much competition between the actors, so much talent that the film industry has now. How does one stand out?"  said Tiger while speaking to WION.

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Remembering Satyajit Ray: How the filmmaker taught the world about futility of war through a children's film

Based on Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury's short story by the same name, 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne' was actually made for Satyajit Roy's 13-year-old son, Sandip who had complained that his father made…

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'Avengers: Endgame' review : The greatest reunion of superheroes ever

'Endgame' wastes no time and picks up from where 'Infinity War' ended. The first half has got a lot of reunions planned and the Russo brothers literally connect all 22 past films in the most…

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'Kalank' review: Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan's tragic love story is visually stunning but fails to connect

A story, which is loosely inspired by Yash Chopra's 'Trishul', is set in Husnabad, outside of Lahore in the year 1946. Its a time when India's is on the brink of partition and tension between…

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'RAW- Romeo Akbar Walter' review: John Abraham's spy film lacks the thrill

Directed by Robbie Grewal, the film sets out to be an espionage thriller. The story is set in 1971 a little before India and Pakistan went on war and Bangladesh was created.

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