Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

SPOTLIGHT: AS CHARMING AS CAN BE

SPOTLIGHT: AS CHARMING AS CAN BE

Prince Charming seems to have all the right ingredients for a well-made short: major A-list actors, Sheheryar Munawar debuting as Published 01 Aug, 2021 07:04am
STREAMING: ALL JUICED OUT

STREAMING: ALL JUICED OUT

Space Jam: A New Legacy is a remake that replaces the joy of the original with tedium, while The Forever Purge seems to be a Published 01 Aug, 2021 07:04am
STREAMING: ALL ABOUT THE LOKI-VERSE

STREAMING: ALL ABOUT THE LOKI-VERSE

With Loki, Marvel demonstrates that you can still do a fresh cinematic take on comic book characters, without sullying the Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:44am
STREAMING: BACK TO BLACK

STREAMING: BACK TO BLACK

Black Widow just works, and the best part is one doesn’t have to know the lore of the Marvel cinematic universe to enjoy it Published 18 Jul, 2021 07:38am
SCREEN: FUTURE IMPERFECT

SCREEN: FUTURE IMPERFECT

Despite its video game level action plotting, The Tomorrow War has enough going for it to remain engaging Published 11 Jul, 2021 08:03am
STREAMING: BARELY GOOD ENOUGH

STREAMING: BARELY GOOD ENOUGH

Both Infinite, starring Mark Wahlberg, and Pixar’s Luca, are good enough to spend time with. Just don’t go in with high Published 04 Jul, 2021 06:29am
SPOTLIGHT: A RETURN TO THE MOVIES

SPOTLIGHT: A RETURN TO THE MOVIES

The good news is cinemas are re-opening. The bad news is there’s not much of a pipeline of international films and the problems of Published 04 Jul, 2021 06:29am
SPOTLIGHT: A LOVE-HATE STORY

SPOTLIGHT: A LOVE-HATE STORY

The upcoming mega-series Dhoop Ki Deewar, premiering at the end of this month on Zee5, started out as a cross-border love story. Published 13 Jun, 2021 09:08am
STREAMING: ZOMBIES, MURDER AND DEVILS

STREAMING: ZOMBIES, MURDER AND DEVILS

Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is a worthless sequel to his near-classic, career-starting original Dawn of the Dead while there’s Published 13 Jun, 2021 08:44am
STREAMING: THE REIGN OF SILLY

STREAMING: THE REIGN OF SILLY

No matter how ridiculous the chase, or how big the weapon, the characters are simply not meant to die in F9, while Sardar ka Published 06 Jun, 2021 09:04am
STREAMING: CONFUSED AND CONFUSING

STREAMING: CONFUSED AND CONFUSING

The Netflix series Shadow and Bone requires some getting used to if you don’t know the source material Published 30 May, 2021 08:10am
SUBTEXT: TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

SUBTEXT: TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

Time travel — and its aggressive sub-genre, the time-loop — has long been a staple in ingeniously written stories in fiction and Published 30 May, 2021 07:53am
STREAMING: NO ORDINARY SPACE

STREAMING: NO ORDINARY SPACE

Stowaway is an exceptional story of morals, humanity and the will to do what is right in desperate circumstances Published 16 May, 2021 07:26am
STREAMING: ANIMATION OVER LIVE ACTION

STREAMING: ANIMATION OVER LIVE ACTION

Other movies with similar themes and settings would be a better bet than Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi and Things Heard and Seen, while The Published 09 May, 2021 07:59am
STREAMING: LAWS OF ATTRACTION

STREAMING: LAWS OF ATTRACTION

The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-produced Tuesdays and Fridays is over-run by trite writing and uninspired direction, whereas Karan Published 02 May, 2021 07:42am