Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

PRIME TIME: PLEASED TO BAN

PRIME TIME: PLEASED TO BAN

With no one from Pemra available for comment, there doesn’t seem to be any logic other than double standards when it comes to the Published 20 Sep, 2020 07:45am
THE ICON REVIEW: THE MULAN MESS

THE ICON REVIEW: THE MULAN MESS

It’s difficult to make a mess with a simple story, $200 million, experienced crews and a solid production house like Disney behind Published 13 Sep, 2020 06:54am
SPOTLIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE

SPOTLIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Pakistan’s cinema had a disastrous 2020. But there’s hope ahead — 2021 may well be the most financially successful year in Published 13 Sep, 2020 06:54am
STREAMING: ZOMBIE SEQUEL

STREAMING: ZOMBIE SEQUEL

Peninsula, sequel to the excellent Train to Busan, has just one prerogative: kill, survive, and kill some more to survive Published 06 Sep, 2020 07:47am
SPOTLIGHT: LIVING ON HOPE

SPOTLIGHT: LIVING ON HOPE

After a battering from a lack of film product and pandemic-mandated shutdowns, it seems hope is the only thing keeping Pakistan’s Published 30 Aug, 2020 10:53am
STREAMING: CLASS DISMISSED

STREAMING: CLASS DISMISSED

In Class of ’83, neither the logic of Bobby Deol’s actions nor the motivations of his pupils make any sense Published 30 Aug, 2020 10:03am
STREAMING: BORDER SHORTS

STREAMING: BORDER SHORTS

Two short films from See Prime: Article 370 is a well-designed, crisply shot endeavour that could have been shorter and more Published 23 Aug, 2020 08:34am
STREAMING: LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING

STREAMING: LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING

A macabre death at the beginning of Raat Akeli Hai acts as a throw-away opening, but waiting for it to connect to a bigger picture Published 16 Aug, 2020 08:23am
STREAMING: FAR FROM PERFECT

STREAMING: FAR FROM PERFECT

Despite a couple of things going for it, War for Cybertron is a trite endeavour, screenwriting-wise Published 09 Aug, 2020 07:33am
SPOTLIGHT: THE WITCHES OF PAKISTAN

SPOTLIGHT: THE WITCHES OF PAKISTAN

Asim Abbasi’s Churrails may very well be an opportunity for the country to build a portfolio that can attract other global Published 31 Jul, 2020 09:14am
STREAMING: A SOUL-SNATCHING WATCH

STREAMING: A SOUL-SNATCHING WATCH

Unlike other horror stories where evil is omnipresent and the characters it takes over are loathsome to begin with, in JU-ON: Published 31 Jul, 2020 08:33am
STREAMING: HANKS AWAY

STREAMING: HANKS AWAY

Rarely have sea battles been as riveting, or as inventively handled, as in Tom Hanks’ and director Aaron Schneider’s Greyhound Published 26 Jul, 2020 08:00am
STREAMING: FOREVER YOURS

STREAMING: FOREVER YOURS

The Old Guard is about immortality and could be dealing with heavy questions but the people in it are too busy shooting holes in Published 19 Jul, 2020 06:46am
THE ICON INTERVIEW: THE SWEET SENSATION

THE ICON INTERVIEW: THE SWEET SENSATION

Yumna Zaidi has played a diverse range of characters in dramas, from a school-going, smart-alecky, loud-mouth misfit to a scared Published 05 Jul, 2020 08:11am