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Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

THE ICON REVIEW: LOSING THE LOTTERY

THE ICON REVIEW: LOSING THE LOTTERY

Disgusting humour, sexual depravity and guts to make a movie without a fleshed-out story seems to be the new gold Published Jul 15, 2018 06:26am
REVIEW: COUNTDOWN TO LOVE

REVIEW: COUNTDOWN TO LOVE

7 Din Mohabbat In is a smartly paced, urban fairytale that is remarkably well-structured as a story. And despite some Published Jun 24, 2018 07:06am
SCREEN: THE GOOFY JATTA

SCREEN: THE GOOFY JATTA

In Carry On Jatta 2 everything is loud and in-your-face, and yet, somehow infectiously funny Published Jun 10, 2018 06:55am
TRADE: BOLLYWOOD HANGOVER

TRADE: BOLLYWOOD HANGOVER

The government has once again caved to protectionist demands by domestic filmmakers and distributors to ban Bollywood Published Jun 03, 2018 07:06am
SPOTLIGHT: THE COST OF CINEMA

SPOTLIGHT: THE COST OF CINEMA

Everyone agrees that Pakistan needs more screens for the cinema business to take off. But the pace of development of Published May 27, 2018 09:40am
THE ICON REVIEW: IDENTITY CRISIS

THE ICON REVIEW: IDENTITY CRISIS

Writer-director Zubair Shaukat drafts a transgender’s story from a bland, unengaging, propagandist point of view Published May 13, 2018 07:19am
SCREEN: THE RETURN OF MAJIDI

SCREEN: THE RETURN OF MAJIDI

The immaculately directed Beyond The Clouds is a near-brilliant motion picture while Nanu Ki Jaanu is a collection Published Apr 29, 2018 07:16am
CINEMASCOPE: A STORY ABOUT LOVE

CINEMASCOPE: A STORY ABOUT LOVE

Director Shoojit Sircar’s October is a minor classic, teeming with details. And there is art in it Published Apr 22, 2018 07:20am
CINEMASCOPE: TWIST IN THE TALE

CINEMASCOPE: TWIST IN THE TALE

Bollywood’s latest offerings have twists and turns galore. But while Blackmail is a wicked and funny applause-worthy Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am
SPOTLIGHT: THE NEW FESTIVAL IN TOWN

SPOTLIGHT: THE NEW FESTIVAL IN TOWN

The first Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) took place this past weekend. Irrespective of its administrative Published Apr 08, 2018 06:48am
CINEMASCOPE: HICS AND SIKHS

CINEMASCOPE: HICS AND SIKHS

Hichki is craftily designed as a vehicle for a Bollywood star while Rangroot chooses melodrama over genuineness… Published Apr 01, 2018 07:18am
CINEMA SCOPE: RAINING MONEY

CINEMA SCOPE: RAINING MONEY

Hate Story IV is a preposterous thriller while Raid manages to keep one engaged Published Mar 25, 2018 06:16am