Maliha Diwan

STREAMING: TRAIN TO NOWHERE

STREAMING: TRAIN TO NOWHERE

Based on Bong Joon Ho’s sleeper hit film, the Netflix series Snowpiercer has big shoes to fill and often fails in its ambitions

Published Jul 05, 2020 07:36am
TRAVEL: MASKS, GLOVES AND BOARDING PASS PLEASE

TRAVEL: MASKS, GLOVES AND BOARDING PASS PLEASE

Commercial air travel has always carried its own stringent rules and anxieties. But if you dreaded it before, wait till you hear what it will entail now...

Published May 31, 2020 01:36pm
STREAMING: SERIALS TO BINGE ON THIS EID

STREAMING: SERIALS TO BINGE ON THIS EID

Finding little reason to head out this Eidul Fitr as the lockdown see-saws between easing and becoming stricter, while politicians bicker amongst

Published May 24, 2020 05:25am
FICTION: HOW WE GOT HERE

FICTION: HOW WE GOT HERE

The psychiatrist author of an award-winning collection of short stories isn’t interested in the endings of stories —

Published Jun 02, 2019 07:16am
STREAMING: A MUMBAI MYSTERY

STREAMING: A MUMBAI MYSTERY

Based on Vikram Chandra’s novel, Netflix’s first Indian production Sacred Games explores the intersection of Bollywood

Published Jul 22, 2018 09:05am
Swedish play on women’s plight

Swedish play on women’s plight

KARACHI: In 2009, Nig­er­­ian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a TED talk where she pointed out the danger of...

Updated Jul 20, 2018 12:43am
TECHNOLOGY: REAL LIFE IN 3-D

TECHNOLOGY: REAL LIFE IN 3-D

3-D printing has been around for decades. But now a Pakistani non-profit is using it to provide prosthetics to people

Updated Jul 20, 2018 12:44am
The art of resistance

The art of resistance

KARACHI: Immigration, political resistance and digital influence are some of the themes explored in the Venice...

Updated Feb 06, 2018 02:52pm
FICTION: LIVING IN NO-MAN’S LAND

FICTION: LIVING IN NO-MAN’S LAND

An Indian expat’s debut short story collection shines a spotlight on the less glamorous side of Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Updated Jul 20, 2018 12:42am