Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

SPOTLIGHT: SHOOTING FOR THE MOON

SPOTLIGHT: SHOOTING FOR THE MOON

One can see Atif Aslam’s dedication on screen as the presumed antihero Hilmand in his TV acting debut. But newly launched... Published 16 Jan, 2022 08:54am
STREAMING: SIBLING RIVALRY

STREAMING: SIBLING RIVALRY

A brooding melodrama about repressed sexuality, envy, desirousness, grief and love, Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog is a... Published 16 Jan, 2022 08:28am
SPOTLIGHT: THE COMING YEAR IN MOVIES

SPOTLIGHT: THE COMING YEAR IN MOVIES

The year 2022 has, perhaps, the strongest line-up of commercial Pakistani film releases since Pakistani cinema’s rebound 10... Published 09 Jan, 2022 09:17am
WIDE ANGLE: THE GANGS OF NEW YORK

WIDE ANGLE: THE GANGS OF NEW YORK

How does Steven Spielberg’s critically lauded West Side Story compare to the much-celebrated 1961 cinematic version? Published 09 Jan, 2022 08:28am
CINEMASCOPE: THE KING IS IN

CINEMASCOPE: THE KING IS IN

King Richard is a well-made, if not particularly memorable, movie about Venus and Serena Willaims’ father Published 02 Jan, 2022 08:51am
CINEMASCOPE: ZEROS OVERWHELM THE ONE

CINEMASCOPE: ZEROS OVERWHELM THE ONE

There is no other way to say it. The Matrix Ressurections is a miscalculated, cruel and brutal assault on the senses Published 02 Jan, 2022 08:51am
CINEMASCOPE: A SPIDEY LIBERATION

CINEMASCOPE: A SPIDEY LIBERATION

Spider-Man: No Way Home is a Christmas miracle. It may be a massive box-office success but the real miracle is in the manner... Published 26 Dec, 2021 08:40am
THE ICON REVIEW: BITE ME

THE ICON REVIEW: BITE ME

Udham Patakh is a comic zombie movie that has the bare bones of an interesting idea that’s never developed Published 19 Dec, 2021 07:05am
CURTAIN RAISER: WHERE THE HEART LEADS

CURTAIN RAISER: WHERE THE HEART LEADS

Besides being musician Kamran Bari’s debut as an actor and producer, the upcoming Kahay Dil Jidhar is also about friendship and... Published 28 Nov, 2021 07:07am
THE ICON REVIEW: A TRUTH LESS TOLD

THE ICON REVIEW: A TRUTH LESS TOLD

Nabeel and Fizza’s Khel Khel Mein talks a good game and brings a strong as-yet-untold sentiment to the forefront — but its film Published 21 Nov, 2021 07:30am
CURTAINRAISER: LOVE AND FORGIVENESS

CURTAINRAISER: LOVE AND FORGIVENESS

The first Pakistani cinematic release in over two years since the deadly coronavirus pandemic hit, Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Updated 14 Nov, 2021 02:35pm
STREAMING: SONGS OF THE HEART

STREAMING: SONGS OF THE HEART

Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song is an anomaly in the world of anime. Reversing the usual order, it is an original anime series that has Published 07 Nov, 2021 07:03am