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.

Critically Speaking: Is 'Drishyam 2' a worthy remake?

  • 2022-11-18 22:35:03

Filmmaker Abhishek Pathak's film 'Drishyam 2' remains honest to the origin story. A remake of 2021 Malayalam film by the same name, the film...

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Critically Speaking: Harry Styles shines in 'My Policeman'

  • 2022-11-04 22:50:01

Set in the 1950s England, Prime Video's latest film 'My Policeman' highlights the love story of two men, Tom and Pattrick and how they use M...

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Critically Speaking: Amitabh Bachchan shines in a middling tear-jerker 'Goodbye'

  • 2022-10-07 21:10:01

When the theme of a film is death, you know it's going to be morbid. Yet, director Vikas Bahl manages to deliver a bitter- sweet story in hi...

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Critically Speaking: Does 'Don't Worry Darling' live up to the hype?

  • 2022-10-01 21:50:01

Actress turned filmmaker Olivia Wilde's latest 'Don't Worry Darling' has been in news more for its internal fights than the film itself. But...

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Critically Speaking: Is Hrithik-Saif starrer 'Vikram Vedha' true to the original?

  • 2022-09-30 23:00:01

Filmmaker duo Pushkar-Gayatri bring their 2017 Tamil hit film 'Vikram Vedha' to Bollywood in 2022. Starring Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan...

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Critically Speaking: Has Dulquer Salmaan delivered his career best in 'Chup'?

  • 2022-09-23 23:55:01

In R Balki's latest film 'Chup: Revenge of The Artist', a serial killer is killing noted film critics one by one and giving ratings to their...

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Critically Speaking: Is 'Brahmastra' worth the hype?

  • 2022-09-10 14:15:01

Filmmaker Ayan Mukerji's film 'Brahmastra' finally releases in theatres. The film has created a lot of buzz in the past few weeks, courted c...

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Critically Speaking: Vijay Deverakonda's 'Liger' misses the mark by a mile

  • 2022-08-27 13:25:01

Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh's new film 'Liger' was much hyped before its release. After all, it marks the Bollywood debut of Telugu film star ...

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Critically Speaking: Is Anurag-Taapsee's 'Dobaaraa' worth your time?

  • 2022-08-19 12:25:01

Anurag Kashyap returns to the big screen with his new directorial venture 'Dobaaraa'. An official remake of a Spanish film called 'Mirage', ...

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India@75: AIDS, Domestic violence, caste system: Bollywood’s evolving stories

  • 2022-08-14 13:20:01

75 years since India attained independence, its cinema as well as audience has evolved. Here’s looking at some of the brave new stories that...

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Critically Speaking: Akshay Kumar's 'Raksha Bandhan' is too loud

  • 2022-08-13 13:10:01

Anand L Rai's ' Raksha Bandhan' featuring Akshay Kumar in the lead is a film that tries too hard to drive home a relevant point. It resorts ...

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Critically Speaking: Is 'Laal Singh Chaddha' worth the hype?

  • 2022-08-12 11:50:01

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan returns to the big screen after four long years in director Advait Chandan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha'. A remake o...

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Critically Speaking: Is Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' worth your time?

  • 2022-08-06 16:00:01

WION's brand new show 'Critically Speaking' dissects the week's new release and tell the audience what works for the film and what doesn't. ...

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Critically Speaking: Should you be watching Alia Bhatt's 'Darlings'

  • 2022-08-05 22:05:01

In WION's new weekly series 'Critically Speaking' we focus on the week's big release and tell you what is good and what's not good about the...

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'Top Gun: Maverick' stars list their favorite moments from film

  • 2022-05-29 19:25:02

Stars of 'Top Gun: Maverick' - Jon Hamm, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly and others recount their favourite moments from the film that has T...

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'Top Gun: Maverick' star Jennifer Connelly on working with Tom Cruise for the first time in her career

  • 2022-05-28 19:20:01

Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly has been a Hollywood star for over three decades now and yet the actress has never worked with Tom Cruise unt...

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Exclusive: Jon Hamm on working with Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick

  • 2022-05-27 14:15:01

Known for his immensely popular series 'Mad Men', Jon Hamm has created a niche fan base for himself. The actor recently spoke to WION about ...

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Exclusive: Team 'Top Gun: Maverick' shares experience of filming on actual fighter jets

  • 2022-05-26 00:50:05

In an exclusive chat with WION, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and actors Greg Davis, Danny Ramirez and Jay Ellis share the experience of filmin...

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Exclusive! Neena Gupta on 'Panchayat Season 2', her favourite film and boom of OTT

  • 2022-05-18 22:30:05

In a candid chat with WION, veteran star Neena Gupta opened about the upcoming second season of 'Panchayat', the film that changed her life ...

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Are you scrolling phone and is it adding to your stress? Then you are 'doomscrolling'

  • 2022-05-06 13:25:02

Do you check your phone the first thing when you wake up? Do you scroll your phone endlessly for hours? Is your screen time making you a pro...

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