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Fascinating Interpretations of Songs You Thought You Knew

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You tapped your feet, hummed along gently and at times swung your hips to those songs you thought you knew all along. But they've always had more to them than met the eye. Are these simply crazy fan theories? Or did the songwriters really think it all through? Here are 5 fascinating interpretations about songs you thought you knew all along. There's a Light[...]

What Killed Dhaka's Band Culture?

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If you went back in time, from the early 2000's to around 2010, something you are sure to notice about the young people in Dhaka is that a lot of them wanted to be in or had a band. Many teenagers, boys especially, formed bands with their friends and every other teenager had a guitar. Over in 2017, it's not like the culture has vanished but it’s obvious that[...]

On Coldplay and Selling Out

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The 90s were a time that was heavily dominated by alternative music. Grunge  had run rampant with the success of bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam. But now bands were going for more experimental sounds, and alternative music slowly became the mainstream in the world of rock n' roll. In 1996, Coldplay formed and were one of the few bands to survive the Brit[...]

Christopher Nolan: Genius or Hack?

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Guilty! Today we speak of a man who is guilty of witchcraft on the big screen and spellbinding the audience. A vandal who has broken box-office records, an arsonist who has set Hollywood ablaze with series blockbusters and the rogue who has redefined the standards for superhero movies which may never be bested. This criminal mastermind with his ingenuity has[...]

TV Series Review: Black Mirror

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Sci-fi dramas are all the rage in this day and age. With ‘Westworld’ dominating the conversation surrounding AI and consequentialist morality, ‘Black Mirror’, the dystopian tech-genre anthology is extremely underrated and under-appreciated. Whether you’re the blissful surfer riding the wave of technology into the future or the skeptic who has discovered the [...]

Why Madchef and Takeout Beat Burger King

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A lot of buzz was created among the food lovers in Bangladesh when Burger King opened their first outlet in the city a few days ago. Long lines formed outside the outlets and people were genuinely excited to finally taste the burgers they had heard so much about but hadn’t gotten to taste. However, once the lines got inside and people got a taste of their Wh[...]

Sultan Suleiman: What's the Hype All About?

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Have you had to give up ownership of the TV remote at 7.30pm and 10pm on all weekdays including Saturdays? Does the name “Sultan Suleiman” cause creases to form on your forehead and you ask yourself what the fuss is all about? While the youth have ridiculed “Sultan Suleiman” as the “Game of Thrones” for stay-at-home moms, it is unfair to compare the Turkish [...]

10 Fascinating Q&A from Quora

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Quora's a great platform — sorted by pretty much every major category you can think of, you'll find a lot of questions you probably wondered about (or have the opportunity to ask) and get answers from people who know what they're talking about. Like most sites, with the sheer influx of content it's hard to sometimes sort out the good from the bad, and her[...]

4 Underrated Movies with Amazing Plot Twists

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So when watching a movie, often we're left with a deep desire for something fresh, something to keep us on our feet. Generic high-budget action blockbuster #3456623 isn't cutting it,  and those artsy indie films aren't doing it either.So now you're looking for something in between, that'll throw you for a curveball with a major plot twist.  And here I've pic[...]

Oggyatonama - Bangladesh's Latest Oscar Submission Shows Promise

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Somewhat overshadowed by all the hype surrounding Aynabaji, this year's Oscar submission in the Best Foreign Language Film Category from Bangladesh is the story of a farmer's son, an expatriate worker who lost everything in hopes of earning a few extra dollars abroad - a story that is all too common in this part of the world, and yet has remained largely unt[...]